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Allen Memorial Art Museum

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One of the best small museums in the country

An outstanding gem with a broad variety of styles represented. Nice collection of Chinese and... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
nancydarling314
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Cleveland, Ohio
Small but exquisite art history resource

This small museum holds amazingly well-chosen artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the modern... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
IvanSusanin1613
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Cleveland, Ohio
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87 N Main St, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074-1161
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

An outstanding gem with a broad variety of styles represented. Nice collection of Chinese and Japanese prints and drawings. Often a very good contemporary exhibit. Strong collection of early 20th century paintings.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This small museum holds amazingly well-chosen artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the modern age. One gets the impression that it was intended for use as a resource for art history classes, since it has good representative items from all of the most relevant...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We drove from the north side of Columbus to Oberlin to see this museum and it did not disappoint. The collection was amazing. There are world class works here and none of the crowds. You can study and revisit works at your leisure. 2-3 hours...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Small museum in a Cass Gilbert building with an eclectic collection of paintings and artifacts. Beautifully curated exhibits celebrating their 100th year. Unique examples of genres and artists. A must visit (free admission) when in the area.

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The Allen Memorial Art Museum on the campus of Oberlin College is absolutely incredible. The museum is quite small, but packs an impressive punch. A few highlights include; 'Young Girl Seated' by Henri Matisse, 'Green Dream' by Marc Chagall and 'Nude with a Coral Necklace'...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed February 18, 2018

I've been to Oberlin before, but never even knew there was an art museum. I agree that it is a must-see when you're in town. It was a pleasant surprise and I am really glad I stopped in today. The architecture is sensational and the...More

Thank dhancy
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Amazing Cass Gilbert Art Museum. The inside is a study in arches. The ceiling is magnificent. The art collection is wonderful as well, but the building is not to be missed.

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed November 25, 2017

My daughter and I decided to visit Oberlin one day while she was on thanksgiving break and before she returned to college for EXAMS. This is a gem, growing up around here, I never knew it was here. It is something not to miss.

Thank mac99887
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Great museum with a fantastic collection. We spent about 3 hrs and thoroughly enjoyed the entire collection. A must visit when in Oberlin. Highly recommended!

Thank ttiottn1
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

I took my 12 year old for a visit here and we had a great time. It's been updated since we were last here with the entire family in tow, and there's some new galleries open now focusing on women in art and Persian and...More

Thank Sharelle B
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