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Greenville County Museum of Art

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Address: 420 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: 864 271 7570
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Perfect rainy day place

While in the area to see my husband (he works here during the week)..it was a rainy day which meant the park and zoo were out. So I needed something to do and figured the museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sburris65
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Apex, North Carolina
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Apex, North Carolina
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182 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While in the area to see my husband (he works here during the week)..it was a rainy day which meant the park and zoo were out. So I needed something to do and figured the museum was the perfect rainy day event. And it was. I have truly been to museums all over the world and I can tell you... More 

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Chestertown, Maryland
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place on a rainy day. Nice set of Wyeth studies and paintings...and free! Parking is behind the museum and there is also a children's museum next door.

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Thank tiggermom217
Greenville, South Carolina
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remarkably, there is no charge to enjoy this museum. There are rotating exhibits by well-known artists as well as permanent exhibits by South Carolina artists. Well worth the hour or two (depending on your personal pace) it takes to explore it. Be sure to check out the gift shop, too!

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Thank johnsonje
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I always visit this museum when I am in Greenville. They always have excellent exhibits and I love how the layout of the museum.

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Thank Nora C
Mesquite
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63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I came thru here after being denied access to the children's museum. there were some very interesting art exhibits to see.

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Thank pocahunter
Suwanee
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Without a doubt, our visit to the Greenville County Museum of Art was the most uncomfortable, unwelcoming museum visit of my life. We were literally monitored the entire visit to the point that the staff actually watched us walk up and down the steps and hovered as we viewed the art. We got a little to close at one point,... More 

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Thank LovesGoodFood47
Cerritos, California
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315 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We are great fans of Wyeth so this museum was high on our list to visit during a recent road trip to the area. It is a very small museum with an incredible collection of Wyeth watercolors on display. According to the docent who was very knowledgeable, they have many paintings that are currently in storage. Small town - but... More 

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Thank Barbara F
Greenville
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Greenville County Museum of Art is a worth your attention. First, the museum has many surprising gems of American art, with an extensive collection Andrew Wyeth paintings. Next, it is located on Heritage Green where the library, Children's Museum, Upcountry Museum, Bob Jones Museum and Gallery, and Little theater are located. Last, it is the Art Museum is FREE.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Greenville County Museum of Art is the finest art museum. It is a pretty museum, with beautiful artwork, often teaching southern history, has wonderful support, and the best Director and staff anywhere.

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Thank Dave K
Morgantown, WV
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72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We were rather disappointed with our visit to the Greenville County Museum of Art. The Museum was undergoing a renovation which reduced substantially the collection displayed to the Wyeth collection and small collection of three South Carolina artists. The Wyeth collection is quite good with two portraits that were particularly striking. The Carolina artists' collection was rather limited and we... More 

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