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Columbus Museum of Art

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Fun day and Sundays are FREE!

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Truly world-class art accessible to all ages and backgrounds

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480 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-3886
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Reviewed yesterday

What to do on a gloomy day? Head to the Columbus Museum of Art, where a lively experience awaits. Sadly, didn't have time to explore the entire collection or check out the restaurant, but found staff and volunteers very helpful and welcoming. Great activities for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Janet S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Columbus Museum of Art is an incredibly accessible collection of internationally renowned, high quality art. The entire staff -- from director to curators to staff to volunteer docents -- they are clearly following a mission of sharing their love of art with everyone they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I visited here as a part of our Valentine’s Day date. We loved the Lego Columbus display and the discovery exhibit for the kids. If you have time in Columbus, definitely check this place out!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HannahJHack
Reviewed 4 February 2019

It is a good place, at least in Columbus OH. It cannot be compared with the other famous art museum. But it is a good local place to go in Columbus. Most of the display is not too impressive to me. However, I could say...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CLOnTravel
Reviewed 3 February 2019

Parking is $5. Not easy to find from Broad street. There are a few good impressionists worth looking at. I would personally skip all of the other sections.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laurenbD2045PY
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

This museum doesn’t necessarily stand out in downtown Columbus from the outside but it is an absolute gem. It can be difficult to find if you just stick to high street and short north - but it is worth exploring. It is absolutely fabulous with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 454christinac
Reviewed 11 January 2019

This was our second trip here. It was a free day to selected museums courtesy of the Columbus Foundation. We parked in their lot for only $5. More rooms of art to explore than you would think. I especially enjoyed the reclining Buddha and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cheri D
Reviewed 8 January 2019

I have visited this museum several times now and enjoy it more each time I go. The layout of the museum is perfect to enjoy the many different periods of art. The museum has many pieces by famous artists that are a wonder to look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit. The exhibits are very well done. We were surprised at how small the museum is overall, but again, it’s very nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We aren't big art museum goers so our favorite part was the Columbus Lego display which was truly amazing. Love the free general admission on Sundays. We enjoyed exploring the exhibits and checking out all of the works of art

Date of experience: December 2018
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30 January 2018|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the museum web site and click on the menu in the upper right, click Art and then Collection and you'll get a good sense of what's there.
Kristina T
6 July 2017|
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Response from EAH50 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, yes on the wheelchair, no on alcohol.
Tina C
28 May 2017|
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Response from Edgerton1 | Reviewed this property |
A tour given by a docent can be helpful to understand the history of the pieces and take a little extra time but it is worth it. Add in time for shopping and it could take about two to three hours.