Walker Art Center

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
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  • Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6123757600
  • Ticket Price: 14 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Family And Kids

It is a multidisciplinary contemporary art museum that was the first of its kind in the Mid- West. It is also rated among the top 5 museums of the country. The museum was first set up as a private gallery of lumberman Thomas Barlow Walker in 1879 and then opened as a public museum in 1927. The renovated version of the museum is much better and includes a new gallery space, a theatre, restaurant, shop, a special event space, etc. the Cowles Conservatory is another remarkable part of the museum.

As you explore the museum you will find:

  • The Visual Arts Program that is a mix of contemporary, historical, group, monographic, thematic, and media-specific shows.
  • The Performing Arts Center that presents local arts, dance, music and poetry events.
  • There is an in- house design department here.
  • They organize very good educational and informative workshops and programs for everyone.

  • There is a nice gift shop from where you can buy small gifts and souvenirs.

  • USD 12 for seniors
  • USD 9 for students
  • Free for children below 18 years and members.
  • Admission to the gallery is free on the 1st Saturday of each month.

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  • Walker Art Center Address: 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
  • Walker Art Center Contact Number: +1-6123757600
  • Walker Art Center Timing: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Walker Art Center Price: 14 USD
  • Best time to visit Walker Art Center(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Walker Art Center: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 47.62% of people who visit Minneapolis include Walker Art Center in their plan

  • 51.61% of people start their Walker Art Center visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Walker Art Center

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Walker Art Center

People normally club together Target Field and Lake Of The Isles while planning their visit to Walker Art Center.

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  • The Walker Art Center is a beautiful museum filled with world-class pieces and attached to the Guthrie theater. You could easily spend a day walking through here in a very relaxed setting enjoying yourself. They also have a great restaurant in the building so you truly can make a day of it. When you go here, don’t forget the step outside and enjoy many hours in the beautiful adjacent sculpture garden.

  • Very cool art center. I mostly enjoyed the sculpture garden. It did broadcast an incredible array of artists from around the world but I do wish they had a few more local spots from the great people of Minneapolis. Highlighting local in a town that artistic would be awesome!

  • The Walker is a really unique building and usually has some decent exhibitions. When the weather is nice the sculpture garden is a great place to read a book or take a walk. I do wish they would get some of the bigger exhibitions from the Whitney but overall Minneapolis is lucky to have the Walker.

  • Beautiful place. Some very good exhibits going on last week. Wish I'd planned better for a free day. A tad pricey to get in.

  • If you like looking at wild and outside the box art, the Walker Art Center is perfect. A great mix of modern art and sculptures. Plan extra time to wander around the sculpture garden and grab a selfie by the iconic Spoon Bridge and Cherry.

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