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New Bedford Art Museum

608 Pleasant St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6204
508—961—3072
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A Wonderful Place to View Unique Art

I stopped in with a family member and not knowing what to expect. I was more than pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JA M
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Seemed unfinished

I visited with 3 boys. When we arrived we were the only people there. It’s extremely small and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rsoxgirl
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Whitman, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent40%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“A Wonderful Place to View Unique Art”
4 Feb 2018
“Look, But Don’t Touch! ”
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608 Pleasant St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6204
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508—961—3072
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in with a family member and not knowing what to expect. I was more than pleasantly surprised. The staff member was very helpful. The art, rather spectacular. Every part of the museum was eye catching and unique. The artistic pieces are wonderful and...More

Thank JA M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with 3 boys. When we arrived we were the only people there. It’s extremely small and can be seen in its entirety in minutes. The plus is kids under 16 are free, so $5 admission for 4 people was still a good deal....More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great trip for those of you wanting to add a little color to your life! Beautiful installations that change fairly often, so there’s always something new! Multiple floors of artwork, and they even kept in the original safe in the downstairs area, which adds even...More

Thank Julie M
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited the museum as they advertised a Bierstadt display (look him up, he was an important artist in promoting the US West and eventual development of national park system in 19th century). There were other displays as well, celebrating the centennial of the US...More

Thank Bruce O
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

NBAM currently runs several interesting and unique exhibitions that includes Janet Pritchard's contemporary photographic work on Yellowstone Park, Albert Bierstadt's artwork done in the 1850's, and Andre Smits' photographs of people who work in the Visual Arts. Very varied and offers interesting perspective by different...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

The New Bedford Art Museum highlights local artists as well as thematic curated exhibits of high caliber. The Museum is a worthwhile destination when visiting New Bedford.

Thank Joseph I
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The museum contains modern art that has little connection to New Bedford. We found it disappointing given the number of wonderful artists and crafts people who have lived and worked in this seaport city, and continue to do so.

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

So if you come to town for the whaling museum, walk down the main street to this museum. Its kind of a bookend to the bigger one. Its small, just one floor, but when we were there, there were excellent exhibits. Also a nice little...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

One floor museum displaying one artists work. 5 admission fee..luckily we got in on a free Sunday.. Would not have spent the money

Thank Paula D
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

This small City owned gallery has a series of shows throughout the year that are mostly well worth seeing. They solicit well known artists and curators and put on numerous shows in their various galleries as well as always having a single local artist in...More

Thank Denn S
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