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Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art

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What an amazing museum. I had no idea how big or how comprehensive this museum was. I loved the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brian A
Centerville, Utah
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A gem of a museum

We went on a Sunday, which is free admission. The exhibits are beautifully presented and feature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This innovative and internationally renowned museum showcases more than 80,000 works of art from Paul Revere's silver and caricatures of 18th century Europe, to French Impressionists and the avant-garde works of recent alumni. A 12th-century...more
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224 Benefit St, Providence, RI 02903-2711
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+1 401-454-6500
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All reviews pendleton house van gogh special exhibit ancient egypt permanent collection little bit of everything old masters wooden buddha varied collection on display free admission nice collection rhode island school of design gift shop couple of hours few hours benefit street
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an amazing museum. I had no idea how big or how comprehensive this museum was. I loved the section that focused on RISD student submissions.

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Sunday, which is free admission. The exhibits are beautifully presented and feature quite a few big names in modern art, some of which had a political dimension that may upset some people (which made them all the more interesting). We didn't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a great way to spend 2 to 3 hours. A wonderful assortment of treasures in a truly beautiful setting. We loved discovering the unique treasures. Definitely worth your time.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art is one of the finest art museums you will ever visit. The museum is, of course, the property of the art school and they are constantly exhibiting works of famous artist who attended the school and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every designer aspirant or otherwise must visit this place and see the wonderful art pieces designed by the students of RISD. One of the world's renowned and most popular design school and it's prestigious to graduate from this school.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoyed to be there and seeing amazing art This is so far the best I have seen It’s very reasonable priced

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure of visiting the RISD Museum twice, and continue to be amazed by the diversity of the art and the wonderful manner in which the works are presented. What's even better, is the fact that all of this is right nearby...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

RISD museum has an eclectic collection of art and design pieces. Paintings, sculpture, jewelry, textiles, furniture, and a giant wooden Buddha. There's always something new to discover, and admission is free on Sundays!

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit to this very interesting museum. Wonderful selection of exhibits. Friendly and helpful staff. Cafe on site.

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was definitely the highlight of my trip to Providence. From Egyptian and Asian artefacts to modern art, from American colonial furniture to European paintings, the RISD museum has it all. Don't miss it, and allow at least 3 hours to see the whole collection.

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Elizabeth O
9 February 2018|
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Response from DannyWasserman | Reviewed this property |
I believe we went on a Tuesday, it was a few months ago. I believe it was 15.00 to get in. There were donation boxes along the way if you were inclined to offer to donate more money. There was also a student section that... More
Judith L
14 October 2016|
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If you're looking for free parking, there's not any for the museum. The best option, if you're up to walk a few blocks, is probably to park on Congdon St. I believe it was after 10am you could park free for the entire day... More
3 August 2016|
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