Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

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Must see · Art Museum · Museum
Established in 1883 and housed within a Greek-columned building, Minneapolis Institute of Art displays more than 80,000 examples of art in a variety of forms. The museum's grounds span 3.2 hectares (8 acres). You can admire art from Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Americas, and more, as well as special collections within each section, all covering more than 5,000 years of work. Although admission is free, special exhibits may charge an entry fee. To visit Minneapolis Institute of Art on your trip to Minneapolis, use our Minneapolis online holiday planner.
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  • The museum seems to focus more on 19th and 20th century works. I do enjoy many if these and saw a wonderful Monet. The earlier pieces tended to be heavy on the northern artists. (There is a really...  more »
  • This museum has a very large variety of collections. None are all that large which makes the museum a joy to visit. You can go from ancient to European masters to modern with just a few steps. The....  more »
  • An amazing museum. I spent two hours there and still didn't see everything. It's a very relaxing, quiet place with lots of things to see. They have everything from ancient Greek/Roman statues to modern American paintings. Definitely would go back given the chance.
  • Visiting from Georgia and saw this on things to do in Minneapolis website. Hands down fantastic experience - great location, free and great parking. Not to mention their absolutely SPECTACULAR collection. Something for everyone. Impressed and will say SCAD has nothing on MIA. Wish more municipalities would invest in the arts like this and make it accessible to all. Well done Minneapolis!

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