We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Columbia Museum of Art

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Reopening --Free Sunday from BC/BC of SC

The museum is reopening their galleries and has some new artists works on view which I thoroughly... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
EdwardS410
,
Lexington, South Carolina
Excellent museum

Very entertaining and certainly worthwhile for anyone in Columbia. Spent an afternoon here while a... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
arthur0215
,
Oak Island, North Carolina
Read all 217 reviews
80
All photos (80)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
53°
31°
Dec
53°
31°
Jan
55°
33°
Feb
Contact
Corner of Main and Hampton Sts, Columbia, SC
Website
+1 803-799-2810
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (217)
Filter reviews
214 results
Traveler rating
103
84
21
3
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
103
84
21
3
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews permanent collection special exhibit traveling exhibits offering free small city on display worth a visit two hours main street gift shop great place to visit galleries matisse illustrations chihuly culture remington
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 214 reviews
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The museum is reopening their galleries and has some new artists works on view which I thoroughly enjoyed. Including standard works on bronze by Remington to the oils that we have enjoyed before , there are new artists on view including illustrations of books ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank EdwardS410
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

second rate work by third and forth tier artists, with a few bad choices from top tier artists - this place desperately needs a decent curator

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zackreview2012
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Very entertaining and certainly worthwhile for anyone in Columbia. Spent an afternoon here while a refugee from Hurricane Florence. Didn't expect much. But very surprised. Special exhibit was very interesting. In place exhibits perhaps even more so. And very well organized. So as to present...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank arthur0215
Reviewed September 7, 2018

I was a first time visitor, not only to this museum, but to Charleston also. I found displays that were informative and had numerous pieces that portrayed the history of the city and state. The panels describing the work of art, with an opinion of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Was fortunate to attend and preview the reopening of the new CMA's gallery's. The Columbia Museum has a beautiful & extensive collection of many art "forms". Many have been in storage for a couple of years while the renovations were underway. A brief presentation explained...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lawskk
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The museum is nice but much smaller than I expected. It has some awesome pieces of art just not enough of them. There are new/traveling exhibits now and then. It's worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carol N
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

The musuem is under renovation. There are only two rooms with limited artwork. I would recommend going when the renovations are over.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank adp717
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Jane Peterson was an impressionist or post impressionist and reminded me of the work of Mary Cassat. It is the Second Sunday and was free. I wanted to see this exhibit at the Columbia Museum of Art, I have been waiting for it. I really...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank EdwardS410
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We've been to a number of events at the museum. There is a real effort to include as many different interests as possible

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Donald J
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Appreciated the photography exhibition. The Museum is undergoing some construction so there was a significant discount. Sr discount for the in-laws. Student discount for the teenagers. Just the Mrs's and I at the construction discount.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pieter V
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 98 nearby hotels
Columbia Marriott
641 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel Trundle
27 reviews
.09 miles away
Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel
620 reviews
.12 miles away
Rodeway Inn Columbia
26 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,080 nearby restaurants
Hampton Street Vineyard
224 reviews
.04 miles away
Good LIfe Cafe
107 reviews
.10 miles away
Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse
211 reviews
.04 miles away
Sweet Cream Co.
64 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 186 nearby attractions
South Carolina State House
564 reviews
.35 miles away
Tunnel Vision Mural
119 reviews
.21 miles away
Soda City
60 reviews
.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Rebekah P
November 17, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MyrtleBeach60 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday's are still free but I don't know the admission, We always go on a Sunday!
1
Vote
jan p
August 3, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MyrtleBeach60 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the parking garage behind Mast General on Taylor street on a Saturday or Sunday the parking is free.
0
Votes