Presidential Pathways / Columbus

The Columbus Museum

1251 Wynnton Rd.
Columbus, GA 31906

706-748-2562
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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 more than 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, the finest traveling exhibitions from across the U.S., and the historic Bradley Olmsted Garden. In addition, the museum also features a range of events and educational programming for adults, families and children. The museum is always changing and always free, so come back again and again to experience award-winning collections and new and exciting programs.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission $0.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Free Admission

    Indoor Location

    Open Year 'Round

    Outdoor Location

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

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    Payment Options

    Mastercard

    Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Look! @ Lunchtime

    Look! @ Lunchtime

    12/12/2017 - 12/12/2017

    LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered around works of art from the Museum's permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored. This event will last from 12:15-12:30 p.m.

    Featured object: Henry Glintenkamp, "Spanish Town, Alcalá de Guadaira," 1923

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  • Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop

    Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop

    12/16/2017 - 12/16/2017

    Participants will be guided on a step-by-step process to create their own blown glass ornaments. Ornaments will be ready for pick up one hour after the completion of the class. Visit our website to register for one of our classes ranging from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The instructor is Kelly Robertson. Register by December 12, 2017.

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  • Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop

    Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop

    12/17/2017 - 12/17/2017

    Heat up the holidays at The Columbus Museum with this special art-making class. Glass artist, Kelly Robertson, will instruct participants on how to make their own blown glass ornament. Spaces are limited and registration is required. Visit our website to register for our 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. class. Register by December 10.

    Instructor: Kelly Robertson, Calvary Glass

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  • Open Studio

    Open Studio

    12/22/2017 - 12/22/2017

    Join us as we turn the museum into a winter wonderland! Participants will discover a process to create their own snow and will be sent on a gallery scavenger hunt to celebrate the season. Each participant will go home with a bag of the snow he/she created and a recipe to create snow at home! Recommended for ages 3 and up.

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Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Turner Galleria - - - 200 - - - - - 500
    Wright Community Room - - - 100 - 150 - - - 150
    Patrick Theatre - - - - 298 - - - - -