Place Details

The Columbus Museum

1251 Wynnton Rd
Columbus,  GA 31906

Phone: (706) 748-2562

The Columbus Museum

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 Columbus Museum brings American art and history to life for the communities of the Chattahoochee Valley.



The Columbus Museum is an American art and regional history Museum that offers family-oriented opportunities to connect with our past and present.

The Columbus Museum brings American art and history to life for the communities of the Chattahoochee Valley.

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Business Info


Founded: 1953
Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Museum, Non-Profit Organization

Hours

Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Events

  • War Games
    05:30 PM - 07/13/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Join us for a night of gaming. Invite your friends and family to choose from a wide range of World War I inspired board and video games. Board games are suitable...

  • Access For The Arts
    10:00 AM - 07/17/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Access for the Arts - Early Stage Engagement Program: This program offers a fun and comfortable way for people living in the early stage of Alzheimer's or other...

Past Events

  • Access for the Arts
    10:30 AM - 06/19/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    June 19, 2017 ♦ Columbus, GA Access for the Arts - Early Stage Engagement Program: This program offers a fun and comfortable way for people living in the...

  • Summer Concert Series
    06:00 PM - 06/15/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Featuring: Cinema para Musica Take a journey with this musical ensemble connecting music and film. Donald Tipton, music director and arranger, is also a filmmaker....

  • Bus Trip to St. EOM’s Pasaquan & Omaha Brewery
    11:30 AM - 05/20/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Join us for an exciting and unique experience as we venture to the recently restored St. EOM’s Pasaquan site in Buena Vista, GA. This unique site, named one of...

  • Close Up Public Reception
    05:30 PM - 05/18/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Celebrate the rich history of our region and its connection to the world of cinema. You will be immersed in the careers and innovations of regional screen actors,...

  • Volunteer and Docent Bus Trip
    07:30 AM - 05/17/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Museum volunteers and docents are invited to spend an exciting day visiting art museums throughout Georgia in an exploration of art around the world. Our first destination...

  • Access for the Arts - Early Stage Engagement
    10:00 AM - 05/15/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    May 15, 2017 ♦ Columbus, GA Access for the Arts - Early Stage Engagement Program: 10:00am - 11:00am The Columbus Museum 1251 Wynnton Rd Columbus, GA...

  • Access for the Arts
    10:00 AM - 05/15/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Access for the Arts is an art exploration program for individuals and caregivers with early stage Alzheimer’s. We offer monthly tours or hands-on art making sessions...

  • Second Saturday
    10:00 AM - 05/13/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Guest Artist: Lesley Jakovcic Featured Book: Young Charlotte, Filmmaker by Frank Viva Join us to explore filmmaking by experimenting with animation. Each participant...

  • Tag – Team Teen Film Screening Awards
    06:00 PM - 05/12/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Join the Teen Advisory Group for a celebration of the filmmakers’ work selected from the Teen Film Contest. Meet the filmmakers during a reception at the beginning...

  • Re-imagining Carson McCullers’ Voice on the Page
    10:00 AM - 05/12/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Instructor: Carey Scott Wilkerson Special Guest: Sue Walker Dramatist and poet Carey Scott Wilkerson explores the problem of fictionalizing Carson McCullers on...

  • Columbus Goes To Mars: NASA Community Day
    10:00 AM - 05/06/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    The Columbus Museum is one of the featured sites for NASA Community Day! “Columbus Goes to Mars” is a free community-wide, space-themed learning event hosted...

  • The Museum Awakens : Star Wars Day Tour
    10:30 AM - 05/04/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    A long time ago in a gallery far, far away…you are faced with the ultimate tour question: will you choose the light side or the dark? Begin your Museum visit by...

  • Members’ Trip to the High Museum of Art
    08:30 AM - 05/04/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    BUS DEPARTS FROM THE MUSEUM PARKING LOT Come along for a special tour of Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915-1950 at the High Museum of Art....

  • Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
    11:00 AM - 04/24/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Docents and volunteers, join us at our annual luncheon celebrating your hard work and dedication throughout the year. A catered lunch will be provided, and each...

  • Educator Evening
    05:30 PM - 04/18/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Museum collections can be used to teach an array of subjects. During this special event, educators and future educators will experience miniature lessons that incorporate...

  • Access for the Arts
    10:00 AM - 04/17/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Access for the Arts is an art exploration program for individuals and caregivers with early stage Alzheimer’s. We offer monthly tours or hands-on art making sessions...

  • Access for the Arts
    10:00 AM - 04/17/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Access for the Arts is an art exploration program for individuals and caregivers with early stage Alzheimer’s. We offer monthly tours or hands-on art making sessions...

  • Let There Be Art Luncheon
    11:30 AM - 04/13/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Let There Be Art! closes with a presentation by Rebecca Wood from R. Wood Studios in Athens, GA. Now the owner of one of the largest pottery studios in America,...

  • Second Saturday
    10:00 AM - 04/08/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Featured Book: "The Dog Soldier: World War I Hero" by Blake Hoena Work with our guest artist Meghan Lacey as we take a look back at World War I and create a remembrance...

  • Let There Be Art Benefit Gala
    07:00 PM - 04/06/2017

    At The Columbus Museum

    Join us for the start of the fine art show. Enjoy entertainment, gourmet cuisine, and fine décor inspired by the WWI exhibition, courtesy of Bob Vardaman. Gala...

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