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The Columbus Museum, Columbus

(4.3/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
As an American art and regional history museum, and the second largest general museum in Georgia, the Columbus Museum offers a diverse collection to the public. The Museum houses over 14,000 artifacts and objects that tell the story of the Chattahoochee River Valley’s development, an American fine art collection from a host of renowned American artists, a hands-on gallery for children, and the finest traveling exhibitions from across the U.S. In addition, the Museum also features a range of educational programming for adults, families, and children. Visit the Columbus Museum Shop, where you'll find the area's most unique inventory of children's toys, art and history books, hand-crafted jewelry, gift items and more.

The Museum is always changing and always free, so come back again and again to experience award-winning collections and new and exciting programs.
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  • 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 n...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • Varied subjects, with special shows from time to time. Currently about Carson McCullers and Columbus in the 40's and 50's.  more »
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  • Nice collection. Has something for everyone. Loved the kids art section. My son was able to spend time in this section playing while we took turns looking at the exhibits. A military tattoo themed exhibition was on while we visited.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed all of the exhibits. I found The Columbus Museum to be informative, fun, and relaxing. I had a wonderful time. It is a beautiful museum with lovely displays of local art.
  • This would be a nice place however the staff was very rude. They falsely accused a associate that had touched a display when she had not. When we told them she hadn't they then accused another person in our group when no one had. I would not recommend this Museum.
  • Would have been nice, but short time in they came over and falsy accused us of touching something, they said they have a "no touching policy", so we left.
  • Nice place to spend a hot afternoon. Several art collections available for viewing and the building offers a unique location for events.