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Columbus Museum

1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906-2899
+1 706-748-2562
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Hidden Gem in Columbus

It’s a great museum. I’ve traveled the globe and been to a lot of museums and what’s great about... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
SBLaFleur
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Schweinfurt, Germany
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Stimulating Museum

This was my third visit to this free museum with interesting permanent and temporary exhibits on... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
478camenw
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South Carolina
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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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  • Average7%
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1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906-2899
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a great museum. I’ve traveled the globe and been to a lot of museums and what’s great about this museum is it tells the story of what it was like living here hundreds of years ago. Very fascinating and I think they’ve done a...More

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, SBLaFleur for your review and sharing your Museum experience! We take pride in helping visitors understand the history and art in the Chattahoochee Valley area. Bring your entire family to our free February Family Fun Festival February 24, 10am- 1pm.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was my third visit to this free museum with interesting permanent and temporary exhibits on the region’s history in the Chattahoochee Valley; (Paleo Indian period, Woodland period, Archaic period etc.,). I always find the art work to be stimulating and educational, best part of...More

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, 478camenw for your review! Visit us this spring to see our new upcoming exhibitions "Holograph: Women on Paper" and "Anna Betbeze: Dark Sun" both opening February 24.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

You visit a place that takes you back in time. The Museum allows you to find out about the Indian groups from this area; the rural schools; the products produced in the area; how people lived and survived. The visit is well worth it.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, 487carriei for your review! Visit us again to see the re-installation of our permanent galleries and new works of art we currently have on display from our collection.

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Nice new museum. It has a nice children's area where they can interact with a wide variety of art focused activities. We went on a Sunday afternoon and had no issues with crowds. Kids (3 and 6) were fully engaged for almost two hours.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Utes1914 for your review! Bring your entire family back for another visit to enjoy our FREE February Family Fun Festival February 24, 10 am - 1 pm.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a historical museum of the region, an art museum, and an educational museum for children. We enjoyed the historical museum. Wow! Very educational! Displays include information about the Indians, the river, textile development in the area, Ft. Benning, the war's impact on the...More

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Lisa for visiting us last year and sharing your Museum experience! We encourage you to return to visit us to see the re-installation of our permanent galleries. Fun family events are also happening this spring like our February Fun Festival February 24, 10...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

On our way out to Atlanta airport, we stopped by this small museum. It is free. A lot of great arts there and history about Columbus. We spend time quickly browse through due to the time constraints but there are so much to see despite...More

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear everyone in your family enjoyed their visit. We apologize for the inconvenience in our Bradley Olmsted Garden.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

It has some interesting exhibits. The staff provided interactive demonstrations. We were in a school group.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for visiting us! New exhibits will be opening this fall.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This venue is much larger inside than it looks from the out side. They rotate many galleries and collections throughout the year. Plus they have several interaction specials for kids at several times a year

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your review! You are always welcome to visit us again.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was a great museum. It had a bit of everything for anyone. I went with a friend and we both really enjoyed the visit. I especially enjoyed the WWI display they had. It told the story of not just the war, but how the...More

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your review! We have a few exhibitions that will be opening this fall we are sure you will enjoy. You are always welcome to visit us!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Living in the Columbus Ga area, I never thought to visit this museum but my family came from out of town and wanted to visit this location. It was SO interesting! Now when other family members come from out of town, this is one place...More

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review! You are always welcome to visit us again.

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Joseph S
21 December 2017|
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Response from pcrodriguez78 | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully you've gotten an answer. To my memory, I believe there's room for an RV there.
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Randy A
28 February 2016|
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Admission is always free to the Columbus Museum, but donations are appreciated.
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
On their web site, they state that they are closed on major holidays. New Year's Day would qualify as a major holiday.
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