Art Museum

Dia Beacon

178 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
Housed in a former Nabisco box printing factory on the banks of the Hudson, the museum was designed with the help of artist Robert Irwin. Its collection of minimalist and land art includes exemplary works by Richard Serra, Walter de Maria, Louise Bourgeois, Gerhard Richter, and Donald Judd. Ask the gallery attendants—nicely!—to open the gate so you can walk right up to Heizer’s sculptures and see their scale. This works best on the weekends.
Clare
Clare
February 15, 2017

Tips from locals

Iris
Iris
August 26, 2021
Gorgeous museum with lots of unique pieces.
Nadine
Nadine
August 22, 2021
Another little trip ( amazing scenic trip to go by train) Dia Beacon is the museum for the Dia Art Foundation's collection of art from the 1960s to the present and is one of the 11 locations and sites they manage. The museum, which opened in 2003, is situated on the banks of the Hudson River in…
Michael
Michael
August 16, 2021
1 hour and 10 mins from house
Melanie
Melanie
August 7, 2021
The Dia almost singlehandedly revitalized Beacon from a rust belt town back into a vibrant diverse and highly creative destination. Housed in a converted and exquisitely renovated Nabisko box factory, the building is so large it can house large installations that can take your breath away. And they…
Elena
Elena
July 10, 2021
An art museum and a worthwhile day trip to Beacon

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Location
3 Beekman St
Beacon, NY 12508
Phone+1 845-440-0100
Websitediaart.org
Credit cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
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