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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Love this museum!

For this area you would not expect a great little art museum! I try to go a few times a year. There... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
A Gem in Washington County MD

This museum is a real treasure. Small, but packed with so many beautiful art exhibits of all kinds... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
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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...more
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401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
+1 301-739-5727
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

For this area you would not expect a great little art museum! I try to go a few times a year. There is always a ride variety of items and genres. They once had a Picaso!

Thank TammyM1209
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This museum is a real treasure. Small, but packed with so many beautiful art exhibits of all kinds. Located in the scenic City Park, if you are at all interested in art, you will LOVE this place!

Thank John E M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This museum is amazing! Support from the community is incredible and the museum has a fine permanent collection. It also gets interesting traveling shows.

Thank BeauCoop
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This museum always offers a great selection of art..local schools also display...its donation only..see our beautiful Diana of the Hunt statue...look over the city park lake...bring a picnic or just walk the paths. Visit the 911 Memorial we have a piece of the trade center...More

Thank Vickie H
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The advertising displays Norman Rockwell, a big draw. However, after visiting the entire place I inquired where it was assuming that I had somehow missed it. Turns out it is in their vault, along with a Picasso print. Seems a shame to not share those...More

Thank Andrea M
Washington Coun... M, WCMFA Staff at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Andrea, thank you for visiting the WCMFA. We're sorry "The Oculist" by Norman Rockwell was not on view for your enjoyment. With over 6,500 hundred works or art, we do try and rotate works of art, offer exhibitions from our collections and incorporate traveling exhibitions,...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

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.

Thank E1447ILkellyp
Reviewed 30 May 2018

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
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
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

Thank ekimrendrag
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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