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Walters Art Museum

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free
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Egyptian art, rare books collection, and free admission
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Fine art and antiquities abound at this illustrious museum located in Mount Vernon.

The Walters Art Museum is one of only a few museums worldwide to present a comprehensive history of art from the third millennium B.C. to the early 20th century. Among its thousands of treasures, the Walters holds the finest collection of ivories, jewelry, enamels and bronzes in America and a spectacular reserve of illuminated manuscripts and rare books. The Walters' Egyptian, Greek and Roman, Byzantine, Ethiopian and western medieval art collections are among the best in the nation, as are the museum's holdings of Renaissance and Asian art. Every major trend in French painting during the 19th century is represented by one or more works in the Walters' collection.

What Students Say:

"The Walters is my absolute favorite museum."

Walters Art Museum
Location
600 N Charles St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
410-547-9000
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