How the Cleveland Museum of Art makes the Dark Ages fun

Caption of the Cleveland Museum of Art
Photo: Erik Drost

The middle ages are often referred to as the Dark ages and it’s mostly associated with death and the lack of pretty much everything. Apparently, nothing happened for roughly 1,000 years. The period was actually filled with events ranging from religion and crusades to arts and architecture that’s sought after to this day. Unfortunately, there are few museums specializing in art from the middle ages though we’ve found the perfect one and that’s the Cleveland Museum of Art.

What did we find out?

The museum is very popular in terms of reviews and visitors pretty much love everything about it. Their “collections” are highly graded at 4,89 / 5 and visitors are especially fond of their permanent ones though its sentiment has decreased since 2017. Furthermore, customers usually spend two to three “hours” browsing through their arts and artifacts. Their “atrium” is also highly graded at a 4,9 / 5 however, the sentiment has been decreasing since 2012. Visitors are also quite fond of the restaurant situated in the “atrium”.

Caption of all the topics from the dashboard of this analysis.


The Cleveland Museum of Art is nearly perfect and it’s difficult finding any flaws. They should, however, keep tabs on the declining “collections” and “atrium” sentiment. It’s an experience and customers love their collections. They managed to interest and fascinate even though the displayed art is one of the darkest periods in history.

The research team at Gavagai performed this analysis using our AI-powered text analysis tool, Gavagai Explorer. All texts analyzed in this article are collected from public online data published on TripAdvisor.

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