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Quirky in the Extreme

The American Visionary Art Museum was something that was only a possibility when we planned our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Off the wall place that's fun

We stopped in during a downtown visit. The artwork is eclectic and whimsical. If you are open to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atglen PA
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Be prepared for the unusual and imaginative at this museum housing works by non-mainstream artists, including the "whirligig", a 55-foot wind-powered sculpture, a 10-foot model of the Lusitania made entirely out of match sticks and a mobile that...more
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Reviewed yesterday

The American Visionary Art Museum was something that was only a possibility when we planned our trip to Baltimore, but when the downtown area proved to be such a bust and we were without an automobile and racking up Uber charges we found ourselves in...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in during a downtown visit. The artwork is eclectic and whimsical. If you are open to something different at a relatively low cost we'd suggest you try it for yourselves.

Thank Dmglen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience, a truly unique & beautiful collection of art & stories. Fairly inexpensive, and provides on-site food option in the 4th floor restaurant.

Thank crousermolly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hmm. Artworks on toast. Collages. Painted boxes. Mannequins. Definitely not your traditional art museum. Quirky, but worth a visit, perhaps not as the #1 or even #10 thing to do in Baltimore, but certainly on the list.

Thank TechTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect any hoch-art here, but come prepared to experience the right kind of weirdness. Some people may be put off by the permeating morbidness and silliness of some exhibits, but try to keep an open mind: the wow-factor is definitely there to taste. Check...More

Thank lubger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the movie on the hill. So nostalgic and comfortable. However the dogs. An be a bit annoying for those allergic to and afraid of dogs, case and point, my daughter

Thank sk P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a visible feast for the eyes. Unique and interesting works of art scattered inside and outside of a few building, all of which are one of a kind. Very nice experience at our private event!

Thank Ned C
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is so well done - great exhibits and awesome permanent collection. so inspiring and well thought out - one of the best museums i've ever been too.

Thank js10018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the AVAM and it will not be my last. I thoroughly enjoyed the unique and thought provoking exhibits and saw some incredible works of art. My best friend & I enjoyed an delicious & creative lunch and cocktails (loved...More

Thank Bill Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible art museum! I truly don't even know where to begin. I'll start by saying I was a bit hesitant to come to this museum. I read a bunch of reviews and based on the reviews the museum seemed somewhat amature in nature because the...More

Thank Kendra H
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