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Columbus Museum of Art

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Splendid Stroll Through Artistic History

Our family really enjoyed our day at the museum and recommend taking in beautiful, thought... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jackie M
Toronto, Canada
Excellent Spot for Culture in Columbus

I had a wonderful afternoon and evening here, taking in all the exhibits. The museum was larger... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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  • Poor3%
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“new addition”(19 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-3886
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 14, 2013

The kids always want to go to the museum. They love the interactive kids space where their inner artist can come out. We also love the galleries that are world class!! FREE ON SUNDAYS!!

2  Thank Jordanfamilytravels
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 3, 2011

I took my daughters to Columbus for the weekend. We went to the Conservatory, the Zoo and here. LOVED LOVED LOVED our first visit to the Conservatory and always have fun a great time the Zoo. Sadly, our last stop for the weekend was the...More

8  Thank msm345
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family really enjoyed our day at the museum and recommend taking in beautiful, thought provoking and inspiring artistic expression on display. I happened to go with my son this trip as we visited a special exhibit called the Force of Fandom, a Star Wars...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was surprised by how quickly it took to go through the museum. There are some good pieces, but figured that there would be a lot more. Had allocated 3 hours but got through in less than in ah hour.

Thank lagiant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful afternoon and evening here, taking in all the exhibits. The museum was larger than I was expecting, and I kept discovering new galleries I had missed. I would certainly return if in the area!

Thank HeathrowLC
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Go on Sunday when it is free because, for the price, you don't get much. I do go to their special exhibits on occasion because I live here. But I go on Sunday so I only have to pay $5 for the exhibit. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Jeannine V
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Wonderful museum! Not so large you become AMO (All Museumed Out) but large and varied enough to make the visit worthwhile. Sundays are free, and not overwhelmingly crowded. Go, support the local arts.

Thank ST23
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The art museum was nice. Besides the obvious art being cool, the building was cool. The kid area was amazing, I've never seem anything like it. There was areas to do art throughout the museum. It was cool. The resturaunt was delicious, too. Fairly affordable.

Thank Kate T
Reviewed August 17, 2018

There's art from many periods, from Renaissance to contemporary. Lots of activities for kids. Nice restaurants, but as usual, expensive. Lovely gift shop. Good for a few hours on a hot afternoon.

Thank songbirdtova
Reviewed August 13, 2018

chose to go on a rainy day i could not fault the place great selection of art work was not to empressed with the real modern art but that not me

Thank 461glennw
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My husband and I have recently started visiting art museums. We are not huge art enthusiasts, but we have found art museums to be peaceful and serene, and a great way to get out of the heat! We live in Columbus, but have never visited...More

1  Thank Chops1971
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We did the free Sunday thing and it was not too crowded. Loved the variety of artists and the childrens room. The facility sparkles and the staff/volunteers are very helpful. The only thing is that there is no room dedicated to Ohio glass and pottery/ceramics....More

Thank Mary W
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January 29, 2018|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the museum web site and click on the menu in the upper right, click Art and then Collection and you'll get a good sense of what's there.
Kristina T
July 5, 2017|
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Response from EAH50 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, yes on the wheelchair, no on alcohol.
Tina C
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Edgerton1 | Reviewed this property |
A tour given by a docent can be helpful to understand the history of the pieces and take a little extra time but it is worth it. Add in time for shopping and it could take about two to three hours.