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Columbus Museum of Art

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Absolutely fantastic. Hidden gem. Go on Sunday when free

This museum doesn’t necessarily stand out in downtown Columbus from the outside but it is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Small, but impressive art museum

This was our second trip here. It was a free day to selected museums courtesy of the Columbus... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheri D
Yardville, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum doesn’t necessarily stand out in downtown Columbus from the outside but it is an absolute gem. It can be difficult to find if you just stick to high street and short north - but it is worth exploring. It is absolutely fabulous with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip here. It was a free day to selected museums courtesy of the Columbus Foundation. We parked in their lot for only $5. More rooms of art to explore than you would think. I especially enjoyed the reclining Buddha and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cheri D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this museum several times now and enjoy it more each time I go. The layout of the museum is perfect to enjoy the many different periods of art. The museum has many pieces by famous artists that are a wonder to look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit. The exhibits are very well done. We were surprised at how small the museum is overall, but again, it’s very nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We aren't big art museum goers so our favorite part was the Columbus Lego display which was truly amazing. Love the free general admission on Sundays. We enjoyed exploring the exhibits and checking out all of the works of art

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lynnc156
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Not quite what we expected, although we have HP fans, you really needed to be on another level to get the best from this. Aside from that the museum was very interesting - but not so much so for pre-school children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mr_Pete56
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Celebrated Dia de los Muertos on "Think Like an Artist Thursday" at the Columbus Museum of Art. You could create your own mask out of poster board, a flower out of tissue paper, etc. Very creative way to help people become familiar with the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Our family really enjoyed our day at the museum and recommend taking in beautiful, thought provoking and inspiring artistic expression on display. I happened to go with my son this trip as we visited a special exhibit called the Force of Fandom, a Star Wars...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Was surprised by how quickly it took to go through the museum. There are some good pieces, but figured that there would be a lot more. Had allocated 3 hours but got through in less than in ah hour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lagiant
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I had a wonderful afternoon and evening here, taking in all the exhibits. The museum was larger than I was expecting, and I kept discovering new galleries I had missed. I would certainly return if in the area!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HeathrowLC
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30 January 2018|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the museum web site and click on the menu in the upper right, click Art and then Collection and you'll get a good sense of what's there.
Kristina T
6 July 2017|
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Response from EAH50 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, yes on the wheelchair, no on alcohol.
Tina C
28 May 2017|
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Response from Edgerton1 | Reviewed this property |
A tour given by a docent can be helpful to understand the history of the pieces and take a little extra time but it is worth it. Add in time for shopping and it could take about two to three hours.