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Portland Art Museum

1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2486
+1 503-226-2811
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One of the oldest art museums on the west coast with an impressive collection of Native American and Asian art, plus a large modern and contemporary wing. Rotating special exhibitions bring the best of the art world to Portland.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2486
Downtown
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"permanent collection"
in 45 reviews
"special exhibit"
in 42 reviews
"nice collection"
in 22 reviews
"native american"
in 18 reviews
"van gogh"
in 17 reviews
"andy warhol exhibit"
in 11 reviews
"varied collection"
in 10 reviews
"traveling exhibits"
in 11 reviews
"on display"
in 29 reviews
"gift shop"
in 41 reviews
"rainy day"
in 30 reviews
"free admission"
in 13 reviews
"pacific northwest"
in 15 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 14 reviews
"two hours"
in 10 reviews
"impressionists"
in 57 reviews
"pam"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 3 wonderful hours here, and didn't see half of what they had. A really nice, varied collection, all well presented.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We very much enjoy visiting The Portland Art Museum. The exhibits are interesting and varied. The gift shop as very nice items.

Thank sandopdx
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I spent the entire day at the Portland Art Museum and thoroughly enjoyed myself. There are four floors and each one has something different to offer. There was an amazing photography exhibit featuring a photographer, whose name escapes me, who did a series on displaced...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The LAIKA exhibit running through May 20th, 2018 is amazing. The detail put into these sets and characters is incredible. Great for kids and adults. If you have seen the films it is even better. Be sure to begin your tour with the film introduction....More

Thank seeit2
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

When I visited the Museum the Native American Fashion exhibit was featured. It will always remain in my mind. I learned so much about the culture etc. I was allowed to take pictures too. I’ve been there several times since and was never disallionted. It’s...More

1  Thank rwashick
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Portland Art Museum is always enjoy. I love taking my grandchildren to see all forms of art. Broaden their horizons and knowledge of the beauty that is out there to share.

Thank Ruth F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This fine museum is a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, educating yourself about art and cultures.

Thank kttraveler
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I can't say the museum blew my socks off; however, it was still very good with a wide selection of art. None of the paintings were important works, but some of the greats were represented: Botticelli, Van Dyck, Degas, Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Corot, Gauguin,...More

1  Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Really happy we were visiting the museum and able to see the special Laika exhibition. Fascinating! Enjoyed the rest of the museum especially American Indian exhibits.

Thank sandylq
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

For a little art museum, they had a great variety of exhibits. Their special exhibit was based on the animation of Laika studios. The dioramas were great. I also really liked the indigenous peoples exhibit, especially the really elaborate woven baskets and the large wood...More

1  Thank jennifertravelsworld
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
We were able to park in a lot next to the museum. We were there on a Sunday and there was plenty of parking. $8/24 hours on weekend. There was also street parking, which I recall being metered. After our time in the... More
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Response from JimmieMacPDX | Reviewed this property |
The Portland Airport (PDX to casual travelers and KPDX if you are a pilot) is about 15 miles / 30 km northeast by north of the downtown area near the Portland Art Museum by road. Taxi cabs are not cheap in Portland... More
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