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Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Address: 1 Pickard Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-1420
Phone Number: +1 573-882-3591
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Cool free museum

The museum isn't large, but it's got a surprisingly diverse array of art. Cool medieval/renaissance art, and a lot of artifacts and sculptures from different eras on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an hr or so here. There are some interesting exhibits and some art displays as well. Interesting but not sure it would be worth a trip to Columbia by itself.

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Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum isn't large, but it's got a surprisingly diverse array of art. Cool medieval/renaissance art, and a lot of artifacts and sculptures from different eras on the archaeology end (check out the mummy shroud). It's located off the main campus, but it's a good way to kill a few hours, and it looks like they will be adding an... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

First of all, the museum is no longer at the address listed. It has been moved to the Mizzou North building on the I70 Business loop. It is free which was nice. Atmosphere was pleasent. We had it pretty much to ourselves too.

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Thank AndreaElizabeth
Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Although the museum itself is not large, the variety of works is interesting from early local art to classical art. Definitely worth a visit.

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Cahokia, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

The museum is now open at its new location 115 Mizzou North just off 70 Business loop. great museum for all though caters to more the archaeology than art lovers. Don't miss the greek cast collection on the first floor and soon more exhibits will be opened

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

Amazing displays, artwork and artifacts. Very comfortable setting to enjoy it all. Great volunteer docents and staff working there too.

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St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Check their website for correct address and hours as it is in a former hospital, not in Pickard Hall. A little gem of a museum tucked away in a building you would not expect to find such great treasures. Nice staff. Great place to take the kids too as it's not so huge you can both enjoy a little culture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2014

Moved to Mizzou North, on Business Loop 70, you can see te building to the south from I-70 between West Blvd and Providence exits. The Cast Gallery is open now and a good balance of the 15,000 piece exhibits open Spring of 2015. There is a great restaurant on the ground (basement) floor catered by The University Club. It will... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is where I went to school, taught art classes, bought really neat jewelry and go to see new art shows. There are Docents that know what they are talking about. It is right on the MU campus.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

The museum has an amazingly good collection for its size. There is a hall of statuary and exhibits that span the history of art. There is a cool collection of archeological artifacts as well. It even has a gift shop! It is definitely worth a stop.

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