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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
+1 301-739-5727
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Beautiful

This museum is free, has plenty of free parking, and is located in the absolutely beautiful City... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
E1447ILkellyp
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Incredible Collection, Beautiful Atmosphere

Walking into the Fine Arts Museum, one is immediately impressed by the outdoor sculptures and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caroline M
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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The WCMFA is a strong community anchor enhancing cultural opportunities, destination tourism, civic engagement, and economic vitality. Established in 1931 and dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting works of art for citizens from the four-state region, and national and international visitors, the WCMFA is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open six days a week, 52 weeks per year, offering free admission to a nationally recognized art collection, changing notable exhibitions, and numerous lively programs, educational offerings, and concerts. The Museum’s art collection includes over 6,500 works of art in the fields of American Art, world cultures, and art of the region. Changing exhibitions bring works of art from national and international sources to the region along with exhibitions recognizing regional artists.
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401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is free, has plenty of free parking, and is located in the absolutely beautiful City Park. The collection is remarkable, much more interesting than expected. Make sure to walk around the outside and garden area as well.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking into the Fine Arts Museum, one is immediately impressed by the outdoor sculptures and fountains lining the entrance. Inside, creations from local and nationally known artists line the halls. The pièce de résistance is a beautiful bronze statue, "Diana of the Chase" which strikingly...More

Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is an inspiring place to visit. Situated in the City Park, which is beautiful. Accommodates groups too

Thank Connie Y
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

An unexpected, very high quality, "world class" museum located in western Maryland in Hagerstown, Md. Although I used to live in Hagerstown (71 years), I still maintain my membership there because I like to visit there as often as I can and, it deserves my...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

For a community the size of Hagerstown this is a very good collection including three Rodin pieces which were very impressive as well as other works from very well know artists including William Merritt Chase and several of the Peales. The museum itself is very...More

Thank Tom G
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The museum is located ideally in City Park of Hagerstown. When entering the museum you are greeted in a beautiful foyer. Although, it wasn’t a large building which allowed us to experience all the exhibits without feeling rushed. They incorporated modern technology very well. It...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My Mother is an artist visiting from Pittsburgh Pa. What better way to celebrate her birthday then to take her to see art.The museum is in the Hagerstown city park with a large pond with swans and other water fowl.The courtyard to the museum is...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Great place for a class field trip! Kids-only section, lots of hands-on crafts on display in an exclusive area. Classroom environment is a semi-private section just for kids where they can create and display their art. Adults can browse hundreds of unique historical displays and...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were "downstate" for our post Christmas tour of the area, and stopped this time to see the temporary exhibit of illuminated manuscripts. The exhibit was great and staff helpful and friendly. The museum has 6500 items in their inventory and change...More

Thank Clint B
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Add a little bit of culture to your life and visit this quaint museum. While you're visiting the park, this is a good place to stop in for a view of the art and decor.

Thank Kim S
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