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Michener Art Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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A delightful, reflective venue

Always find a new interesting exhibit or enjoy the varied collection of art associated with the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pat B
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Amazing man and amazing museum

I had previously been up to Doylestown to see Fonthill Castle, the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newark, Delaware
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Once a prison, now a world-class art museum. Housed on the site of what was once the Bucks County Jail, the Michener Art Museum is an American art institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the...more
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138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4931
+1 215-340-9800
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Always find a new interesting exhibit or enjoy the varied collection of art associated with the area/region.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had previously been up to Doylestown to see Fonthill Castle, the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, and the Mercer Museum, but wasn't able to visit the Michener Art Museum after seeing all three. My friend hand never seen any of them and wanted to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beth_McD05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent regional museum. Take advantage of a docent tour. Rotating exhibits are always engaging.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MartinG145
Reviewed 12 December 2018

a visit to this museum is always a pleasure. they have a lot of thoughtful, engaging exhibits and even if whatever is current is not my interest, I never tire of the permanent collection - a lot of wonderful work.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank js10018
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The arrangement of the artworks is impressive. Free docent tours are included with your admission. Check on the availability of times. Free parking is located near the library. WiFi is available. The staff and volunteers are friendly and helpful. The quality of the collection is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Excellent Pennsylvania Impressionist works and interesting special exhibits.The Nakashima reading room is soothing!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1gojab
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The museum complex is a lovely setting inside old walls and surrounded by a sculpture garden. The inside has a historical display of author James A Michener, a full gallery of Bucks County Impressionists, a peaceful memorial room in honor of local wood artist, George...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank designtraveler2015
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Taken as a complete package the Museum is a winner, though no single part would likely head the list in its category. We drove a little under an hour from home in New Jersey with the objective of viewing the permanent collection and learning more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The museum building was once a prison; now it has the pleasant sensation of keeping the trouble of the world out. There was a nice balance between the permanent collection of local Impressionists (some excellent Daniel Garber, among others) and other exhibits. On our visit,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cakes_and_ale
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Went for the live music and was very entertained. Before the music started you had the chance to explore the museum which was pretty empty. Some great pieces of art.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janine c
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16 February 2018|
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Response from Warren H | Reviewed this property |
Very Accessible, the museum has both ramps an and elevator.
15 July 2017|
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Response from MichenerArtMuseum | Property representative |
Hello! Apologies for the delay in responding. Our Free Day this fall will be on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Hope to welcome you and many others to the Michener!
29 June 2016|
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Response from MichenerArtMuseum | Property representative |
Catherine, our phone number is 215.340.9800.