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Columbus Museum of Art

480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-3886
+1 614-221-6801
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If you have time stop by the museum!

The Columbus Museum always has something interesting going on. If you're checking out the town... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kate P
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New York City, New York
Unexpected Gem!

Wonderful museum. Free on Sundays! A surprisingly good collection of major artists from early to... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
bren650
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Seattle, Washington
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“new wing” (29 reviews)
“new addition” (19 reviews)
“special exhibit” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-3886
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+1 614-221-6801
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"new wing"
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"new addition"
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"special exhibit"
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"permanent collection is"
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"toulouse lautrec"
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"on display"
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"sculpture garden"
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"excellent collection"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"children's area"
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"gift shop"
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"free admission"
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"hands on activities"
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"couple of hours"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Columbus Museum always has something interesting going on. If you're checking out the town - most often with your college bound child - it's a great stop if you're into the arts!

1  Thank Kate P
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Wonderful museum. Free on Sundays! A surprisingly good collection of major artists from early to modern. Discovered local artist (now deceased) Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson while visitng. Even a nice cafe with indoor and outdoor seating. Samll outdoor sculpture garden.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We went on a rainy Sunday to the museum when we were visiting Columbus. We were excited to find the museum was Free on Sunday's, an added bonus. We went straight for the Wonder Room. My 2 year old son greatly enjoyed exploring the room...More

1  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The Columbus Museum of Art is not your typical art museum. It uses several approaches to get the visitor involved with the art. It has a number of galleries of art by local artists that gets you thinking. There is a solid collection of impressionists....More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

I forget just how exceptional this museum is when I only go every five or so years. Their permanent collection is wonderful on its own but they often get a special showing that really hits the mark.

Thank Patty R
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

We wandered into this museum on a Sunday (free) and spent a lovely half-day seeing & learning about artists from all periods and a section featuring artist from the greater Columbus area. The paintings are well hung, the descriptions clear and there are lot's of...More

Thank Steph W
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

If you go on a Sunday then the entrance is free but the parking will be a bit rough regardless. There is construction going on around the area and parking gets tight unless you get there fairly early and can park directly behind the museum....More

Thank CanonPrime
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

The Columbus Museum of Art has a wonderful permanent collection and it pays to stay alert to the exhibits they offer in coordination with other museums. I have seen a number of first class exhibits there. The artist, George Bellows, is from Columbus, so the...More

1  Thank Jane M
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Great museum. Lots of things to see. Loved the display of Old antique quilts. It has a lot of different areas of art to see. Highly recommend this museum.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Took me almost 16 yrs to finally get there after the last renovation so I am happy to say its a great space! Wonderful interior and employees. Go there on thurs nights!

Thank nuclei62
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sarg1968
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.
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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.
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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.
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