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Ogunquit Museum of American Art

543 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3923
+1 207-646-4909
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Lovely gardens

The gardens looked beautiful from the road so we just stopped and walked around. No charge for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WandererSarasotaFL
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Sarasota FL
Wonderful small museum

This is a small (~4 galleries) beautifully designed museum featuring focused shows from the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
elm4154
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Grand Isle, Vermont
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Open May 1- October 31, 10am-5pm daily: Perched on a cliff overlooking Narrow Cove and the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by landscaped sculpture gardens, the OMAA houses a collection of over 2,000 works of American art. Included in our collection are works by such internationally known artists as Robert Henri, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Rockwell Kent, and Mark Tobey. Founded in 1952 by artist and philanthropist Henry Strater, we are the only museum in Maine dedicated exclusively to American modern art. Kids 12 and Under: FREE General Admission: $10 Students/Seniors: $9 Members: FREE
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543 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3923
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Reviewed yesterday

The gardens looked beautiful from the road so we just stopped and walked around. No charge for gardens...we did not go inside to see the art but there was plenty to look at outside. Will stop here again sometime to see the art inside.

Thank WandererSarasotaFL
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small (~4 galleries) beautifully designed museum featuring focused shows from the permanent collection of Maine artists and sometimes traveling shows. It does a very good job in a small space. It sits on a a spectacular spot on the cost. The only...More

Thank elm4154
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice (American) art museum with emphasis on local (Maine, New England, etc.) art connections. Outside grounds are beautiful with a nice sculpture garden. Parking can be a bit tight (but it is for the entire area so get used to it) as the lot is...More

Thank joe i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have an art background so always make it a point to check out the art museums. The exhibits are limited but beautifully displayed and the staff is very helpful. The emphasis is always on Maine artists or art with connections to New England. The...More

Thank dab_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. The art included was sparse so I am glad we had a Groupon. I would say it's worth it just for the grounds and the scenery alone.

Thank Familytime143
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The docent was very knowledgeable, and provided a useful background for viewing the artwork. We had no idea about Ogunquit's history as a vibrant art colony prior to our visit. The art is beautifully displayed, the grounds are well-maintained, and the gift shop is full...More

Thank TakeFive0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surrounded by a sculpture garden, you enter through a door which offers an incredible view of the ocean framed as a work of art. Pause for a while, before entering. Always a beautiful display of fine American art, some traditional, some modern. And it is...More

Thank badbacktraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is in a beautiful (except for the air handlers on the roof...)1950's building, in a gorgeous setting on a cliff over the water. It is surrounded by a landscaped sculpture garden. A really interesting retrospective( total life work-from age three!) of Dahlov Ipcar...More

Thank williamb13335
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My wife and I had read about this museum before our trip to Ogunquit. We visited and found nicely manicured grounds with outdoor exhibits and ample parking. We enjoyed the indoor exhibits ($9 admission for seniors), then continued our tour back outside with a view...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My daughters and I spent some time in the museum inside and outside. The beautiful view of the ocean is a picture in itself.. The sculptures outside are great. The art inside very interesting. The staff very courteous and helpful.

Thank Charlene B
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