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Columbus Museum of Art

480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
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Ranked #29 of 77 Attractions in Columbus
Type: Art Museums
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New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

It's a very attractive, nicely-designed museum. Two colleagues and I managed a one-hour break from our conference, and we were all so glad we had a chance to discover the Columbus Museum. I especially liked the works on display in the Center for Creativity -- very diverse, and some were incredibly creative and distinctive. And the tall Dale Chihuly sculpture... More

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St. Louis Metro
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I spend a lot of time dragging my children to art museums across the country, and I have to say that so far, this has been their favorite stop ever! The center for creativity is an amazing hands on experience for little ones, and I enjoyed it too! There were several stations for my kiddos (ages 6 and 11) to... More

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Fairlawn, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Fabulous interactive galleries! Great spaces! Beautiful landscaping! We look forward to returning when the renovations are complete...

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

My visit to the Columbus Museum of Art was a thoroughly positive experience, the contemporary exhibition which looked at the role money plays in society, was exceptional and very thought provoking. the permanent galleries featuring the works of the grand masters were also a joy. Finally, the staff were also very helpful. I would highly recommend this Gallery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Ohio has been the home of several important self taught art masters and worked into the plans for the new space now being created during the museum's current expansion are permanent galleries to show the works of these masters. Already the home of the best and largest collection of Elijah Pierce, master wood carver from Columbus, the museum will become... More

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East Bay, California
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Enjoyed this art museum very much. What more can I say but it's art. Lots of nice art. Go enjoy! Loved the special exhibit, especially the Falling Bird piece. Notice the building, very beautiful!

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Huntington, West Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lovely museum! Wish we had had more time to enjoy it. Disappointed that it was a rainy day, so zoo was out. COSI was the second choice--- closed on Tuesday. Third choice was a charm. Glad we found it. The children's space was wonderful and just the right thing to let her unwind. A lovely Chihuli piece and enjoyable exhibit.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It was a fine art gallery. Great for kids. Very small, however, which was disappointing. When renovations are completed, I'm sure the gallery will be better than ever.

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Toledo, Ohio
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were fortunate to be invited to a friend's wedding and the reception didn't disappoint. The great band, dancing, tasty food and charm was topped off by the elegant atmosphere of the museum itself. If you felt so inclined you could even go into the museum and enjoy some of the artwork. Top notch celebration at a unique place.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I want to love our art museum, but.... I just didn't. I enjoyed my time there, (short as it was) but it's awfully tiny for the $12 admission price. Well known artists-- there's only a handful and not good representatives. I hope the renovation will bring more galleries? I swear it was larger many years ago. There's a large room... More

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