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Columbus Museum, Columbus

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
The Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia was founded in 1953. It contains many artifacts on both American art and regional history, displayed in both its permanent collection as well as temporary exhibitions. It is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Former curator and director, Joseph B. Mahan, Jr., was instrumental in the creation of the Institute for the Study of American Cultures in 1983.

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  • This is a greata free to visit place to see art, Georgia history, and just enjoy some quiet meandering. We have seen exhibits from pagent dresses, to fine art, and the history section walks you...  more »
  • We had a nice visit with our two kids. The section on local history was very interesting and there were a few things I haven't seen before. The art section was also very good. It was a nice...  more »
  • 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. 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.
  • A very nice museum. It's better than many other towns with museums. Has a little film and lots of exhibits. Neat walking grounds too.

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