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Columbus Museum of Art

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Address: 480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: +1 614-221-6801
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The wise citizens of Columbus have ensured that there's a nice art gem in Columbus, with a selection of hits from famous names. If you're a bit of a museum goer you can even... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 20, 2016
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Johnstown, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the grandkids here a couple weeks ago. Ages 8 and 12.They requested the trip but I was afraid they would be bored. I was wrong. There were a lot of interactive things for them to do along with a lot of interesting art. Will be going back again to see the things we missed.The best part ofthe trip is... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Was there on Sunday where it is free entry to the museum. Bought tickets to the special exhibitions for $6. The content in the permanent exhibitions was neither a lot nor exceptionally interesting. Special exhibitions were unfortunately a little underwhelming. But still, the museum has some well-paced and nicely arranged exhibitions, providing insights to arts and culture. If you have... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

So many things for kids and adults alike. Love the puzzles and the post it notes by the art. Great bistros.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The wise citizens of Columbus have ensured that there's a nice art gem in Columbus, with a selection of hits from famous names. If you're a bit of a museum goer you can even challenge yourself by trying to name the artist before sneaking a peek at the write-up. You'll know most of them, from Stella to van Dyke to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a fun family event. It's had a current renovation, too. If you go on Sunday's it's free to visit.

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Thank Christi K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Been a while since my son was in school, but we took several trips to the Museum. It was a very pleasurable experience and enjoyed it tremendously.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

When I visited the main gallery had a travelling exhibit I had seen elsewhere, so I focused on the side galleries. They were wonderful, particularly on the second floor. Restaurant is very nice. Outdoor sculpture Garden is kinda sparse, but will likely evolve.

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Thank Adrian B
Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

My 17 year old daughter and I traveled from another state. She loves art and museums - we both enjoyed our visit.

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Thank Karen K
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

A very well laid our Museum with a wide selection of pictures covering various periods from European through American and ending with Contemporary.

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Columbus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Have not been here in years, stopped by recently to see how the new addition looked. Loved it, the new addition really opens up the museum better, and the natural lighting makes the paintings stand out more

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