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Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery

1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29614
+1 864-770-1331
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Ranked #6 of 30 Attractions in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Educational Sites, Museums
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Type: Educational Sites, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Greer, South Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
20 helpful votes 20 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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169 reviews 169 reviews
48 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Americus, Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm not an art gallery person, so not looking forward to this venue, which was part of a package of stops on a tour. Wow, was I surprised? This is an EXCELLENT look at the Victorian era told through much more than pieces of art. Part art gallery, more history exhibit, this museum and gallery had interesting artifacts and creative... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A fantastic Christian art collection. The Bible is depicted beautifully. The Saints come alive. My favorites were the portrait of Jesus with tears in his eyes and the Holy Family with Mary feeding Jesus. The intimate Joseph holding the infant and gazing in his eyes. Much preferred the Roman Renaissance. Only drawback was difficulty navigating through the exhibit & the... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My first time touring the museum was an outstanding experience and it continues to be so every time I return.

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Osprey, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We toured the museum and the theater, excellent. The paintings are from 16th century thru the 18th. Must see,

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cullman, Alabama, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This Museum is amazing. I could spend hours looking at the exquisite Christian art. There are paintings that you would not see anywhere else in the world.

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