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Portland Museum of Art, Portland

(4.6/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Portland Museum of Art houses one of the largest collections in the region, with over 17,000 paintings and objects. The museum, founded in 1882, is also one of the oldest in the area. Celebrating local artists as well as international ones, the museum features a State of Maine Collection with artists such as Winslow Homer and Marsden Hartley. You can visit the studio of Winslow Homer where he lived and painted from 1883 to 1910 and learn about the artistic heritage of the artist and the area. For Portland Museum of Art and beyond, use our Portland vacation generator to get the most from your Portland vacation.
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  • Love this museum. It's small but curated beautifully. I've seen some wonderful exhibits here. And you can do the whole museum under 2 hours!  more »
  • It was a freezing cold day, so we went to the Art Museum. We saw the "The Thrill of the Chase" photos from the The Wagstaff Collection. This was an excellent exhibit, so well curated. We were going to...  more »
  • What a great museum - not too much, not too little but just right! Many special paintings to see to hone your familiarity with the greats and wonderful new modern pieces to expand your horizons. Start...  more »
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  • Wonderful collection of art. Went here on a rainy day since we couldn't do much more and I'm so glad we did. I recommend anyone that stops in Maine to visit this museum.
  • Staff here is wonderful, beautiful pieces of Art. Anyone visiting Portland should definitely make this a destination on their trip.
  • Who would have thought Portland would have such a great Museum. Locals and visitors should spend time here. I've been a member for years and always find something new to enjoy.
  • Really good collection for a small city. Neat building. Got lucky and enjoyed a nice free tour when we arrived.
  • Was a great museum, and had interesting exibits, and a nice varitey of artwork. Would happily go again!