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Whistler House Museum of Art

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If you are on a walking tour of the area -stop in and visit. We learned some history and it did not... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Bangor, Maine
Wonderful museum

If you've never been you will be awestruck by the quality of this collection, especially if you get... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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243 Worthen St, Lowell, MA 01852-1874
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

If you are on a walking tour of the area -stop in and visit. We learned some history and it did not take long.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

If you've never been you will be awestruck by the quality of this collection, especially if you get to catch one of their special exhibits. Recently they had a wonderful exhibit of Venice - extraordinary place.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

I've been to Lowell many times but somehow missed this museum. I attended a lecture of James Whistler and was told of this place. My son and I visited today and the home is well preserved as an example of a home in the Victoria...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is James McNeill Whistler's birthplace. The family left when he was three and when he was 21 he left The US and lived as an expatriate the rest of his life. The home to furnished with period furniture and is full of art, by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by the Whistler House Museum. It's a charming, historic home with a number of interesting paintings. There was a newly renovated/opened floor when I stopped in, and a number of the rooms are maintained as they were in Whistler's time. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Whistler didn't live long in this Lowell house of his birth. Also, the house museum has only one room devoted to Whistler's art (his prints). However, the substantial collection of art that adorns the house walls is well worth a visit. Thankfully, I contracted for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

I just love discovering places like this. After living in Greater Boston for many years and visiting all the world famous museums and historical sites multiple times I'm always on the lookout for someplace new. When I first heard about this museum my expectations were...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Entering the Whistler House Museum of Art is a delight. The museum is extremely well kept and the art collection is equal to any major museum. The staff could not be friendlier. They made me feel like I was part of the museum family. The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank peterE6868EG
Reviewed October 26, 2016

The Whistler House is a small lovely museum in Lowell. They have a permanent collection of some important works, including Aldro Hibbard and John Singer Sargent. The house is beautifully decorated at Christmas time. We were also able to visit the artist studios located in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank trickymorrison
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Unless you are into art, I would skip this place. We paid for the self guided tour, I just went to use the restroom. Browsed the paintings, I understand that is not even the original Whistler's Mother hanging here. I found the free park with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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