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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.
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1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2486
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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"
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"two hours"
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"impressionists"
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"pam"
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

I might be biased as I have seen many art museums. I liked the art. I didn't like how disjointed this museum is. There are stairs everywhere and I honestly felt bad for people with disabilities that would need to take the elevator several times...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

This art museum is diverse and has french impressionists, modern art section, old masters section, sculpture, etc. I was impressed.

Thank lynneh201
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

This nice art museum is just on the edge of downtown and is really nice. It occupies two connected buildings which have different levels so the layout is confusing but the staff realize that and really go out of their way to help you get...More

Thank Edmund1020
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Neat museum! Especially liked the impressionist gallery. Nice gift shop but no posters of art for sale:(. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Often a once in a lifetime opportunity location and display, that is a must see! How can you not see this (very cheep cost), if you are in the region!? It rotates what they have on diaplay and often the best in the ENTIRE country...More

Thank Kino1939
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Under the leadership of Brian Ferisso, the Portland Art Museum is a place with constantly changing engaging shows. The museum, because of its age and leadership has depth.

Thank Daniel I
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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We come from Seattle and prefer this museum to ours. Easy to follow layout. They have Monet, Matisse, Van Gough and Renoir! Great gift shop also.

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Reviewed September 3, 2016

We were told by the hotel that the museum was $5 on Fridays from 5-8pm! Definitely worth a visit especially on the very hot August Friday that we were visiting Portland! We waited til 5pm and then spent 2.5 hours there. There were many interesting...More

Thank Susan A
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

I have never been to the Portland Art Museum and was not sure what to expect. Being from Califonia and visiting the likes of the J. Paul Getty Museum, etc, I think my expectations were pretty high. With that said, this smaller art museum was...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Large museum by small city standards. Decent comprehensive permanent collection, especially American and Native American Arts and Crafts. Always interesting temporary exhibits.

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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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