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Columbus Museum of Art

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Worth a trip if you visit Columbus

Parking is $5. Not easy to find from Broad street. There are a few good impressionists worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Absolutely fantastic. Hidden gem. Go on Sunday when free

This museum doesn’t necessarily stand out in downtown Columbus from the outside but it is an... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee
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480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-3886
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good place, at least in Columbus OH. It cannot be compared with the other famous art museum. But it is a good local place to go in Columbus. Most of the display is not too impressive to me. However, I could say...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking is $5. Not easy to find from Broad street. There are a few good impressionists worth looking at. I would personally skip all of the other sections.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

This museum doesn’t necessarily stand out in downtown Columbus from the outside but it is an absolute gem. It can be difficult to find if you just stick to high street and short north - but it is worth exploring. It is absolutely fabulous with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 454christinac
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This was our second trip here. It was a free day to selected museums courtesy of the Columbus Foundation. We parked in their lot for only $5. More rooms of art to explore than you would think. I especially enjoyed the reclining Buddha and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cheri D
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I have visited this museum several times now and enjoy it more each time I go. The layout of the museum is perfect to enjoy the many different periods of art. The museum has many pieces by famous artists that are a wonder to look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit. The exhibits are very well done. We were surprised at how small the museum is overall, but again, it’s very nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We aren't big art museum goers so our favorite part was the Columbus Lego display which was truly amazing. Love the free general admission on Sundays. We enjoyed exploring the exhibits and checking out all of the works of art

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lynnc156
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Not quite what we expected, although we have HP fans, you really needed to be on another level to get the best from this. Aside from that the museum was very interesting - but not so much so for pre-school children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mr_Pete56
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Celebrated Dia de los Muertos on "Think Like an Artist Thursday" at the Columbus Museum of Art. You could create your own mask out of poster board, a flower out of tissue paper, etc. Very creative way to help people become familiar with the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed October 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jackie M
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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.