Columbus Museum of Art

Columbus Museum of Art    

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The Columbus Museum of Art is an art museum in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Formed in 1878 as the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts , it was the … See more

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Jun 4, 2024
As a Veteran, admission for the whole family (total 5 adults and 4 kids) was free. Nice exhibits, art collection excellent and interactive color playtime super! Full review by irwinfox
May 18, 2024
Columbus Museum of Art is outstanding. In an art trip, I visited Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo, Detroit, Newfields (Indianapolis), Carnegie (Pittsburgh) and compared them all. I’d read some… Full review by 308gordons
Feb 23, 2024
Yeah art is great, museum will steal your money. Paid up front for my parking after they tried pushing to spend it at the cafe so I can spend more money. I go get out of parking, oh wow I have to pay… Full review by Ally A
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Facts

Architectural style:Second Renaissance Revival
Established:1878

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Questions & answers

Q:
This is just a museum for local artist? Nothing really old from other centuries? Or other countries?
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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.
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Do you guys have a wheelchair for those who can't walk that much.and do you sell alcohol
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They do not serve alcohol and there are a limited number of wheelchairs at the Admissions Desk.
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How much time should I allow for my visit?
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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 …
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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.
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Do I have to book a ticket
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I simply bought my ticket at the door when seeing the Picasso exhibit. In fact, I have never booked ahead the times I have visited the museum. Then again I went early and on a …
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I simply bought my ticket at the door when seeing the Picasso exhibit. In fact, I have never booked ahead the times I have visited the museum. Then again I went early and on a weekday. They do have free parking in the back. Perhaps you could call ahead or email them to make sure.
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Do I book a ticket or just go there ?
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Tickets are available at the door. Cover most exhibits. However, special exhibits are extra, and may require reservation; call ahead for that detail.
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