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Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery

Address: 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29614
Phone Number: +1 864-770-1331
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Ranked #14 of 82 things to do in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art museums, Museums
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Type: Art museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The gallery is absolutely a special place to see some incredible art .... amazing both artistically and historically. Totally unique for anywhere in the country. Works by amazing artists. Take time to read up on the artists and the different art periods in history. It is incredibly interesting. A quiet and peaceful way to spend some leisure time. Audio tour... More 

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Cullowhee, North Carolina
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49 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Plenty of crazy people wandering around but we couldn't figure out what the attraction was. If you're into wasting time - I guess this is as good as any for that.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Upscale but low budge art gallery, they do not recommend or enjoy children and they want or give them impression to be a HUGE Upscale gallery but its not, I had a free pass but would not recommend paying unless you just enjoy that sort of thing but I would recommend taking that money and getting a dinner somewhere instead.

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MandG1951, Events & Marketing Coordinator at Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were disappointed with your visit to the Museum & Gallery. We do welcome children here, which is why admission is free for them. We offer special activities for children to do in the galleries at both of our locations and our customer service attendants are happy to help with giving information about these. Our admission... More 

South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This small but very interesting museum has art that would make many large museums quite envious. Many large works by established masters grace the walls. The place is attractive and nicely laid out. The staff is friendly and not overbearing, but helpful when you want information. There are many types of work, including wood and architectural pieces as well. Inexpensive... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This museum has an amazing amount of religious art, especially for a city the size of Greenville. Would highly recommend seeing this if in the area.

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Greer, South Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited with grandchildern for a Victorian Christmas event. Museum and activities are outstanding. This is a great place to visit while in Greenville.Very unique opportunity to see some great paintings and artifacts.You want be disappointed.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went there by accident with a large party. I love art and been to museums across the world. This is exceptional for it location. Yes, it is religious art as everyone says but the majority of art in the world is religious. This is a great museum and worth the trip. I think you will be surprised at the quality... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Many pieces by famous masters. Nearly all with religious relevance. Considerate and aimiable staff. If you are not into religious art, don't bother.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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172 reviews 172 reviews
48 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The art reflects, Italian, French, German and much more nicely displayed a nice way to spend an afternoon without going to European museum!

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Leesburg, FL
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57 reviews 57 reviews
5 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

During a visit to Greenville, SC on October 16, 2014 my wife and I visited the Bob Jones Museum & Gallery. The modest admission fee was well worth the price. We were amazed by the quality and variety of classic paintings and artifacts on display in the galleries, which were professionally designed and arranged. The museum and gallery is only... More 

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