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Columbus Museum

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Address: 1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906-2899
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+1 706-748-2562
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The second largest art museum in Georgia offers room after room of fine and...

The second largest art museum in Georgia offers room after room of fine and decorative American art, with a special emphasis on the Southeast and the Chattahoochee River Valley. With kids in tow, don't miss Transformations, the museum's interactive gallery where children can create their own masterpieces.

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small but absolutely worth it!

almost hidden away we found this gem. Small but has a lof of things to look at, great for children. Great art gallery. Absolutely stunning, was very positively surprised!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Phenix City, Alabama
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Hoschton, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the history section of this museum the most - the rest was art work on display. I was tired and stayed on the first floor. There was a World War I exhibit on the 3rd floor (which my husband visited) and more art on the lower level that neither of us observed.

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Phenix City, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

almost hidden away we found this gem. Small but has a lof of things to look at, great for children. Great art gallery. Absolutely stunning, was very positively surprised!

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Thank V C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum listed as American art and heritage but the Chattahoochee Legacy exhibit is worth the trip. From the beautiful glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly to Oscar the alligator the history of the area is covered from Native American culture to today. The finale is regularly updated and topical. There is also a hands on kids area and nice gift shop.... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I almost feel like this is a well kept secret! This museum has great art on display, and fun kids area, and more. I will have to go back to experience it all. I was very impressed that a museum with no admission fee was so wonderful! I can't wait to go back and take my daughter.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Visit us again to see our new WWI exhibition opening March 15. More 

Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great museum and the grounds around it are amazing especially for photographers! They rotate in local artists and attractions as well as a great kids area.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Visit us again to view our new upcoming exhibitions opening this spring. More 

Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Varied subjects, with special shows from time to time. Currently about Carson McCullers and Columbus in the 40's and 50's.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Social Media and Online Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Schedule another trip to view our new exhibition "Close Up" opening May 6. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are many things under one roof. The permanent history collection is very well done leading the visitor through the history of the area. They also bring in temporary exhibits. These are always changing and lead to a different experience each time you visit.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Visit us again to see a few of our upcoming exhibitions like the Columbus author Carson McCullers exhibition opening January 31 - May 21. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Was by far the best experience I went to and the statues pictures everything was wonderful and my kids enjoyed it also.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit. More 

Winter Haven
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

As an American art and regional history museum, and the second largest museum in Georgia, the Columbus Museum offers a diverse collection The Museum focuses on the history of the Chattahoochee River Valley. From clothing and books that tell the story of the area's development. The American fine art collection includes paintings, sculptures and more. I particularly liked the oil... More 

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Manager at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We take pride in hearing from our visitors and hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Various artworks under 1 roof. Stayed 2 hours, still not enough time. Enjoyed leisurely strolling through halls looking at paintings, artifacts, etc. 3 floors, something for everyone here.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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