Birmingham Museum of Art#5 in Best Things To Do in Birmingham
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Despite its small size, this art museum houses a notable and eclectic collection of Asian, European, Native American and African art, not to mention one of the best collections of Wedgwood in the country (in fact, it houses the most Wedgwood outside of England).
Recent visitors were impressed with the museum's noteworthy collection of Wedgwood, along with the Samuel Kress collection of European art and its Remington works. Reviewers also appreciated the free admission and free parking, and praised the museum's other facilities, including its on-site eatery and gift shop. However, a few noted that the outdoor art installation is somewhat overgrown and neglected.
The museum is located in downtown Birmingham. Admission is always free and the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The free parking lot is located behind the building; tickets must be validated at the museum. The museum's cafe, Oscar's, serves lunch Tuesday through Friday. For more information on the collections and special exhibits, visit the website.
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