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Columbia Museum of Art

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Address: Corner of Main and Hampton Sts, Columbia, SC
Phone Number: 803/799-2810
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small but Good

The Columbia Museum of Art is small but offers many interesting exhibits. They always have a special limited time exhibit that ranges over many different topics ranging from Egypt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Columbia Museum of Art is small but offers many interesting exhibits. They always have a special limited time exhibit that ranges over many different topics ranging from Egypt to Norman Rockwell. It is a great place to visit to relax and slow down a bit.

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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's not a very large museum, but the collection is not bad at all! And it's free on a sunday, so when you're visiting Columbia there's no reason not to visit!

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Lakeland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I hadn't planned to go to this museum,I was looking for the museum at the college but parking is crazy in that town and so I ended up here simply because I could find an empty parking spot. I lucked into a free visit due to a generous patron and I suspect because the museum only had the 2nd floor... More 

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Not all that big but nice collection of art that was well presented. Not busy when we were there so you had plenty of time to look at things.

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New Smyrna Beach
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a small museum with some very interesting ancient artifacts. A lot of Italian religious pieces.

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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

On the day we visited only the regular exhibits were open. Though it is not a very large collection it is very nice. Some of the furniture was really wonderful. It was a nice place to spend a couple of hours during our visit to Columbia. We travel extensively and have visited many small and medium sized museums. This was... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Very small compare to those in major cities. However, there is always different nice exhibit on display. It is located on the revitalized Main Street of Columbia with nice restaurants and shops. It is close to Finlay park, river front park, historic state house, historic homes and theaters, university of south Carolina, as well as night life in the vista... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great environment with art for everyone. Easy to find in downtown, on Main Street. Always interesting visitings art exhibits. Andy Warhol exhibit coming in June.

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Sumter, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I thought this would be a good place to take my 5-year old son and 11-year old daughter over spring break. The website mentioned their interactive education gallery and backpack exploration adventures. I was very wrong. The gallery turned out to be one room with a few toys in it. I have been to some first class interactive galleries, and... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Enjoyed the variety and was impressed by some of the older works on display. the current "Special Exhibit - Charles Curran" was okay but I found the rest of the museum more enjoyable.

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Additional Information about Columbia Museum of Art

Address: Address: Corner of Main and Hampton Sts, Columbia, SC
Phone Number: 803/799-2810
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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