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Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland
(4.6/5 based on 600 reviews on the web)
Farnsworth Art Museum exhibits American art works, particularly works with a focus on the state of Maine. The museum is well-known for its collection of works by George Bellows, William Zorach, and Andrew Wyeth. The museum also owns the Olson house, a National Historic Landmark and the subject of several paintings by Wyeth, including the famous "Christina's World." Stroll through the museum's galleries to see paintings and photographs of Maine and its people. Don't miss Louise Nevelson's works, which helped to modernize American sculpture. The museum also offers tours of the Farnsworth homestead. Take a look at our Rockland vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Farnsworth Art Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We just stopped in at the gift gift shop at the Farnsworth Art Museum, and for me this was the best shopping on the main street in Rockland. Many unique items that could not be found elsewhere and bas...  more »
  • When I went on a field trip, I saw the most beautiful art masterpieces ever. Hope you can come see them soon before they close. 
  • A visit to Rockland is not complete without a visit to the Farnsworth Art Museum. The $15 entry fee is good for two buildings. The main building houses an Andrew Wyeth collection among other impressiv...  more »
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  • What a wonderful and marvelous museum! When I vacation next summer in Northfield I will be sure to visit again. Also found out that Billings Farm Museum has reciprocity and so will take advantage of this. Everyone who goes to Maine needs to visit this captivating place Rabbi Panitz
  • We visited as we were in the area for a family event and had free entry due to a reciprocal art membership, other wise this place might be a little expensive for what it is. That said, it did have a decent and varied collection of art, with a focus on Maine and there is a lovely garden with a small sculpture park and a further gallery across the street out the back in a old church. Enough to entertain younger kids, but realise it isn't geared towards little children too. The museum store is also very good. Plenty of on street parking around the place as well.
  • Plenty of Wyeth art to gaze at. They have occasional free entry. We happened to be there for an October pumpkin festival that included free entry. The museum is worth a look.
  • Great museum, love the buildings and the way they use the place, especially the church. Lot of art from the Wyeth family, small permanent collection of other artists and nice exhibitions with lot of artwork by Roy Lichtenstein among other.
  • One of the small treasures of the art museums of Maine. And a delightful little town to set it in. Worth a stop.