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Morris Museum of Art

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Address: 1 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901
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+1 706-724-7501
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, the Morris is the oldest...

Located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, the Morris is the oldest museum in the country dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. Its permanent collection includes nearly 5,000 works of art, dating from the late-eighteenth century to the present. The Morris also hosts twelve or more special exhibitions every year and provides a rich variety of public programs and events. Admission is FREE every Sunday.

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This museum is a decent sized museum for the size of Augusta. It has some mainstay pieces which I enjoy every time I go, but some pieces that rotate. When we first moved here we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Augusta, Georgia
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Augusta, Georgia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a decent sized museum for the size of Augusta. It has some mainstay pieces which I enjoy every time I go, but some pieces that rotate. When we first moved here we did one of the kid activities in the morning, and that was nice. Ultimately, I always find peace and enjoyment from visiting. Especially on Sundays... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The security follows you around the entire place. It's highly annoying, creepy. Just awkward. Seriously what is old dude with the flash- light going to do if I started running? Is he gona waddle over to his scooter and try to chase me?

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Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

My husband and I had plans that were spoiled so we decided to come here for a visit. It's an affordable place to go. We loved seeing all the art and it was a nice stop to get away from all the hustle and bustle. Oh yes it's free on Sundays.

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Thank roz4567
Augusta, Georgia
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

I love to stroll around this museum on Sundays with my guy. It's a nice place to go where it's quiet. Much of the art is outstanding! Nice little gift shop, too.

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Thank Angelofmcy
United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is one of those places that I always makes me feel better. I've been going here since I was a little girl. Its paintings still have a mesmerizing impact.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

We try to go to museums whenever we travel and this is now near the top of our list...not because it has masterpieces, but because the way that it was laid out, made it perfect viewing of all of artwork...Southern artists, civil war depictions, modern art, a few sculptures and a perfect museum gift shop with prices that you will... More 

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Thank mlesser1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this museum. We just happened on it when visiting the Riverwalk. Lovely paintings that told many stories in the history of the south and our country (USA). It was really worth the visit and a good way to spend a couple hours while in Augusta.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Like another reviewer, we were here during Hurricane Matthew. We were surprised to find some extraordinary pieces in a collection that is not overwhelming in size. It's definitely worth a visit if you are in Augusta.

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Thank Holly W
Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

It was surprisingly nice. A decent variety of art collections. It is conveniently located next to the river walk.

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newburyport
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were in Augusta avoiding hurricane Matthew, and went to walk on the Riverwalk and stumbled into the museum, it was enjoyable.

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