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New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

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The city park provides a fitting backdrop for New Orleans Museum of Art, which features art from around the world. With particularly impressive collections of French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese art, the museum now features nearly 40,000 works of art. Opened in 1911, it is the city's oldest institution for fine arts. You'll find works by Picasso, Renoir, Monet, and Jackson Pollock on display inside, and 2 hectares (five acres) of sculpture gardens on the museum's grounds. The sculpture garden showcases over 60 sculptures by artists from around the world and includes mature pine, magnolia, and oak trees. Plan to see New Orleans Museum of Art and other attractions that appeal to you using our New Orleans travel itinerary maker.
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  • Most recent visit 5.31.17. This museum has a surprisingly strong collection of paintings for a smaller, local museum. Don't expect it to be on par with the major world-class institutions and you will ...  more »
  • Fabulous art than can be seen in two hours...extraordinary collection of African Art as well. DO NOT MISS!!!  more »
  • anytime we are in the area we always stop in here and take in the sites. we recommended for all ages  more »
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  • It's a great vacation destination. My adult children and myself were able to do alot of things together. People are so nice and extremely helpful.
  • We started with a great brunch in the cafe. The artwork was comprehensive and well displayed. I recommend spending time in the gold log cabin.
  • Excellent art museum with a surprisingly delicious (and affordable) cafe for lunch. They have a wide variety of art ranging from African sculptures to modern paintings. And don't miss the sculpture garden outside!
  • not the place for kids, my bunch are rowdy and the staff likes to keep it quiet. still some interesting old stuff to see but thats everywhere down the french quarter. Good restaurants nearby.
  • We enjoyed the museum, and there are an interesting collection of pieces and exhibits. It is a bit smaller than we had originally thought, but they do a pretty good job getting a variety of things into the space. Definitely worth an hour or two if you are in the area, and also can be a great place to take a break from the heat of the park!

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