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“amazing collection in a small town”

Allen Memorial Art Museum
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Oberlin
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Despite what vdubfixer says, there are representatives from many major artists here. A chance to get up close and personal in a beautiful setting.

Thank Laurie M
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

The Allen Memorial Art Museum is a nice little museum to visit for a couple of hours, but you're likely to come away a little disappointed in the small size of the collection, though there are some gems to be seen.
The building itself is quite lovely and impressive from the outside and even inside on the main floor it's nice...just much smaller than you would have thought from looking at the exterior.
There are handheld tour guides you can borrow to use on specific items and these explanations are quite good and add a lot to the visit, but don't expect that you will spend more than a few hours at most in the museum...there's just not that much there on display.

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Reviewed June 1, 2013

Very small museum. Hard to complain when it's free you won't see any impressive works here. Give it an hour at best. Once was enough for us.

1  Thank Vdubfixer
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

Very impressive collections for a college museum. There's something to please every taste, and it's definitely worth a visit. Allow at least a few hours.

Thank pasbuffalo
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

The collection here is impressive - especially considering the size of the town and college. There is everything from Renoir to Picasso and much that is older and younger than both of these. The rotating exhibits ensure that there is always a reason to return.

Thank MBernha267
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