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Columbus Museum

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Address: 1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906-2899
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+1 706-748-2562
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The second largest art museum in Georgia offers room after room of fine and...

The second largest art museum in Georgia offers room after room of fine and decorative American art, with a special emphasis on the Southeast and the Chattahoochee River Valley. With kids in tow, don't miss Transformations, the museum's interactive gallery where children can create their own masterpieces.

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High School Art Club trip

I took my National Art Honor Society students to visit this museum. Our docent was Christy Barlow and she did an amazing job! My students really enjoyed the museum's contemporary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cloggerart
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Perry, Georgia
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Perry, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my National Art Honor Society students to visit this museum. Our docent was Christy Barlow and she did an amazing job! My students really enjoyed the museum's contemporary art exhibit!

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Thank cloggerart
TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! You are always welcome to visit. More 

Columbus, Ga
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

There were the most awesomely beautiful camellias! It was amazing as there were lots from towns and states miles away. Lovely museum grounds and inside displays. We plan to go visit our museum again.

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Thank DebJimJones
TheColumbusMuseum, Social Media and Online Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Camellia Show and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Smiths, Alabama
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great learning !History ! Children and adults. Great exhibits! Shows slot about our towns history such as textiles !Farming! Art !Movies!

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Thank beckyrosy1958
TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! You are always welcome to visit us. More 

Hoschton, Georgia
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287 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Enjoyed the history section of this museum the most - the rest was art work on display. I was tired and stayed on the first floor. There was a World War I exhibit on the 3rd floor (which my husband visited) and more art on the lower level that neither of us observed.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, Norma for your review! We looked forward to seeing you again for another visit. More 

Phenix City, Alabama
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59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

almost hidden away we found this gem. Small but has a lof of things to look at, great for children. Great art gallery. Absolutely stunning, was very positively surprised!

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We are adding new additional art to our galleries that we would love for you to see. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Museum listed as American art and heritage but the Chattahoochee Legacy exhibit is worth the trip. From the beautiful glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly to Oscar the alligator the history of the area is covered from Native American culture to today. The finale is regularly updated and topical. There is also a hands on kids area and nice gift shop.... More 

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. You are always welcome. More 

Columbus, Georgia
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I almost feel like this is a well kept secret! This museum has great art on display, and fun kids area, and more. I will have to go back to experience it all. I was very impressed that a museum with no admission fee was so wonderful! I can't wait to go back and take my daughter.

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Thank TamaraPaints
TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Visit us again to see our new WWI exhibition opening March 15. More 

Columbus, Georgia
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34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great museum and the grounds around it are amazing especially for photographers! They rotate in local artists and attractions as well as a great kids area.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Visit us again to view our new upcoming exhibitions opening this spring. More 

Columbus, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Varied subjects, with special shows from time to time. Currently about Carson McCullers and Columbus in the 40's and 50's.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Social Media and Online Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Schedule another trip to view our new exhibition "Close Up" opening May 6. More 

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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

There are many things under one roof. The permanent history collection is very well done leading the visitor through the history of the area. They also bring in temporary exhibits. These are always changing and lead to a different experience each time you visit.

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TheColumbusMuseum, Online and Social Media Coordinator at Columbus Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Visit us again to see a few of our upcoming exhibitions like the Columbus author Carson McCullers exhibition opening January 31 - May 21. More 

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