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Racine Art Museum

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Address: 441 Main St, Racine, WI 53403-1030
Phone Number: +1 262-638-8300
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Charming Art Museum with 3 Exhibition Spaces

I took my one-year-old daughter which I was a little nervous about, but the museum is just the right size to get through in an afternoon and she loved looking at all the pieces... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Rebecca Z
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Wisconsin
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Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my one-year-old daughter which I was a little nervous about, but the museum is just the right size to get through in an afternoon and she loved looking at all the pieces too. The exhibitions felt cohesive, though they all focused on different medium and styles, they all showcased regional artists or unusual craft. The museum is situated... More 

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Thank Rebecca Z
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

RAM is a nationally renown museum highlighting artistic crafts and jewelry. The core collection grew from Karen Johnson Boyd's personal crafts collection. The museum has attracted the works of nationally famous craftspeople and has grown to become the nation's leading crafts museum. Drop in and then have lunch at one of the area's local restaurants. Not to be missed!

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northeastern IL/ southeastern WI
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Operating on an apparently tight budget, the Racine Art Museum is worth an occasional 30 minute visit. Visitors won't see any famous artists here, but may be surprised to see imaginative and primarily local talented individuals' works. The quality of the shows, as well as the shows themselves comma range from mediocre and dull to occasional sparks of capability. Don't... More 

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Thank Resab
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Be sure to read the brochure or you will miss 3/4s of the magic. A simple "neat" brooch to the tourist's eye is suddenly amazing when you realize it is made of belly button casts and lip imprints. Loved the"Go For Baroque" display.

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Thank Tammy J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Racine is very lucky to have such a gem in the downtown! Exibits change regularly and feature things you dont normally find at an art museum. Staff is friendly & dont forget to check out their gift shop!

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Thank NDSunset
Racine, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

this is a small and exceptional museum. So interesting and very unique. The displays are always interesting new and unusual displays

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Thank 435Heidi
Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This museum is excellent for those who appreciate the creative spirit of craft art. There are different types of work that can attract many different interests people may have. The museum is both local, national and international with the work it displays. The building itself is also a marvel. It is a must see!

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Thank Trevor J
Huntington Woods, Michigan
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112 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

My spouse and I visited both branches of the museum and found it impressive for a small town art museum. The main branch is located downtown on the main street. We were there for the very last day of the annual "peeps" exhibit with its many puns about these marshmallow animals. Equally impressive was the exhibit of paper art. My... More 

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Franksville, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

First time going through the museum. Very nice displays but it is a small museum. Took us maybe 1 hour going through it, including going through the gift shop.

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Thank Dawn S
Racine, Wisconsin
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122 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Whether you want to enlighten your children, see what is new in art, or shop for unique gifts - Racine has the place. Docents are friendly and welcoming and employees are patient and helpful.

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