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Allen Memorial Art Museum

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Address: 87 N Main St, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074-1161
Phone Number: +1 440-775-8665
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great Museum!

My wife and I stumbled across this gem on our way home from a festival. We read that it was free so we thought why not? We unfortunately got their a half hour before closing but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cody C
Ontario, Ohio
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Ontario, Ohio
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stumbled across this gem on our way home from a festival. We read that it was free so we thought why not? We unfortunately got their a half hour before closing but we enjoyed the half hour anyway. When you walk in their is a big open area and the rooms circle around the middle so... More 

Thank Cody C
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum has a panoramic scope covering art objects from ancient China, Greece and Rome to cutting edge contemporary art

Thank Megan679
Holland, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Another reason to love Oberlin is this museum. You can walk in for free and enjoy several rooms of beautiful art by some of the biggest names. Don't miss it.

Thank tromba61
Elyria, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Enjoy living close to this wonderful museum. The exhibits change enough for us to enjoy a couple visits a year. Parking is close, and there are plenty of other things to see and do in Oberlin that are within walking distance.

Thank Patricia B
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Inside the Italian Renaissance Revival building designed by Cass Gilbert is a remarkable collection of fine art of surprising range and quality that merits a slow relaxed viewing and return visits. The arrangement of the exhibits mirrors the quality of the works on display, making it a pleasure to stand or sit in each gallery for some time as well... More 

Thank Bokononer
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This visit was one of my favorites exhibits. The upstairs show is a display of medical and scientific paintings, drawings, and etchings, from the early Dutch to contemporary eras. Downstairs is Judit Reigl's Body of Music, a retrospective of the Hungarian artist who paints through music.

Thank ConnitoArt
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I enjoyed a morning walk through of this unique little museum. I'm not really an art museum buff so I found the size of the collection to be just right. It has an interesting variety of quality works and the building itself is also beautiful.

Thank Eric L
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This collection of this beautiful museum is very strong. I did not have enough time to do it justice and desperately want to go back. Treat yourself to a couple of hours in this gem.

Thank Anne P
Lexington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I happened to be in Oberlin with a few hours to kill. I decided to check out the art museum, which is free to visit. It is a nice little museum with a variety of art. Definitely worth a look if you are in the area. I liked the more modern paintings but they have art from all over the... More 

Thank mjc_travels
Flint, mi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This FREE ADMISSION Art museum should be on your "to do" list if you are planning a trip to Oberlin Ohio. The permanent collection features a remarkable selection of great art from several of the most famous artists. Read the excellent review by Zzardvark on Dec. 23, 2015 (scroll down this list) for a better description than I can write.... More 

Thank flintjarvis

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