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Figge Art Museum

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Address: 225 West 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone Number: +1 563-326-7804
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Excellent small museum

Visited the museum on the Friday after Thanksgiving -- a great time to go since most other humans were busy shopping. Lovely museum, wonderful setting, well displayed exhibits... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Melaniemily
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Saint Louis
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Saint Louis
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89 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited the museum on the Friday after Thanksgiving -- a great time to go since most other humans were busy shopping. Lovely museum, wonderful setting, well displayed exhibits. This was my 2nd visit with many years in between but I enjoyed it very much. To me, this is a centerpiece of the apparent revitalization of the downtown.

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Ames, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the permanent collection here. It is a very sophisticated museum for this little city.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ever-changing exhibits, ever-changing views of the majestic Mississippi River .. The Figge is a worldclass museum designed to view art in a stunningly modern setting. There are surprises around every corner, every stairwell, so be certain to take your time and wander everywhere. Return worthy? Absolutely!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great find, loved the Maquoketa exhibit and American Scene on Paper. Nice museum store, good choices for gifts.

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Thank Lighthouselar
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67 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a group presentation in the large theater on the second floor of the museum. Great acoustic and large white wall for power point presentation. Gift shop has a variety of unique items for one of a kind gifts. Definitely worth a visit!

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Finger Lakes, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife really wanted to get to Davenport in time to spend a couple of hours in the Figge Museum. Particularly she wanted to see "Portrait of Maquoketa". We were driving in from northern Indiana, so time was of the essence. After a quick lunch downtown, we came to the museum. The first thing to strike us was the building... More 

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Villa Park, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We spent a few hours in this great museum. The exhibit they have right now about the town of Maquoqata is fabulous! Will be there till January. Don't miss it.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Yes, Davenport gives you world class art fro Rembrandt to Local artists. We missed the Wizard of Oz art work but the Portraits exhibit is just wild. Never saw anything like it. It's even hard to describe: interesting, captivating portraits on one side, landscape on the other. Great docent tour

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Forest City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I was here to attend a conference and also spent some time looking at exhibits. It's a beautiful building, and the Wizard of Oz exhibit was great. They even had Oz things to buy in the gift shop.

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Thank Becky G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of great art to look at. Museum store had a nice selection of gifts. Enjoyed the grant wood era lithographs and sketches.

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