Presidential Pathways / Columbus

The Columbus Museum

1251 Wynnton Rd.
Columbus, GA 31906

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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


    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

    185, 85

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Fantastic Friday

    Fantastic Friday

    06/09/2017 - 06/09/2017

    Musical storyteller Wendy Bennett presents "Alphabet Soup," a program starring the entire alphabet with special appearances by the letters Y, W, A, P, and F! Audience members will love participating as they yodel, crow, sing, and wiggle to snappy tunes!

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  • Fantastic Friday

    Fantastic Friday

    06/16/2017 - 06/16/2017

    Storyteller Natalie Jones regales the audience with "Georgia on My Mind," a combination of folktales and history moments highlighting Georgia's people and places. This lively performance comes with plenty of opportunity for audience participation. Fantastic Fridays provide free live performances throughout June and July each summer at The Columbus Museum. Children of all ages can also enjoy arts and crafts after each performance. Although this event is free, space and supplies are limited! read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    Fantastic Friday

    06/23/2017 - 06/23/2017

    David Novak connects stories with nature using personal experience, folk tales, myth, and history in "They Came From Land and Sky." With entertaining gestures, characters, voices, and original renditions of familiar tales, you will discover how people learned to tell stories using the natural world.

    Fantastic Fridays bring a variety of musicians, storytellers, dancers, and puppeteers to the Columbus Museum! Each program relates to objects and themes found in the Museum's Permanent Coll... read more

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 - - - - -