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Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

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Address: 901 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830-5812
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+1 334-844-1484
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A hidden gym (as in precious stone)

The JCSM is a great spot to stop, relax, visit with friends and enjoy the art exhibits. The exhibit will typically take about 30 minutes to tour. We have especially enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The JCSM is a great spot to stop, relax, visit with friends and enjoy the art exhibits. The exhibit will typically take about 30 minutes to tour. We have especially enjoyed several evenings at the museum during the summer when they have a Thursday evening jazz band. The little restaurant in the museum serves some nice appetizers and drink specials.... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

When in Auburn we love to stop by this museum. It is not very large so we can get in and out before the children get tired. They have traveling exhibits come through to show new types of art. There is currently a video art display which a couple of pieces were mesmerizing, but most were odd.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

a beautiful grounds and museum. very bright and airy - and excellent place to see art. there is some permanent collection items out and a video art show there when we were visiting. there is a nice cafe and store where we picked up some interesting items. a great resource for the university.

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful property and building. The front desk is very helpful and friendly. The actual galleries are fairly small and it's easy to see everything in a short amount of time. There is no set admission fee, however you can make a donation ($5 is suggested). Plenty of free parking on the Woodfield Drive side of the building. Parking directly in... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

There have been some great shows come to this museum, check their website for what is in town. There is also a really nice permanent collection with many nice Audobon prints.

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Jule Collins Smith Museum is the place for a relaxing stroll through the Gallery and then sit and ponder the beauty of it with a glass of your favorite wine and a tapas meal. If you plan well, there will even be live chamber music floating through the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Visited to see the collection and they were having a kids art class. They let us join in. We learned some cool art techniques. Super fun.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We went for something to do on a rainy day. We stayed about 30 minutes. I would suggest a walk around the property to view the sculptures around the lake. The best part for me was seeing Chihuly glass.

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Garden City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've been to the museum several times now and have always enjoyed their selection of artwork. The galleries are bright and cheerful with ample space for enjoying what you see. There are benches along the way for the weary if you need to rest. Children are welcome. The display of the artwork is professionally done, the captions informative and helpful,... More 

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Jupiter, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice museum. It's free with a request for donations. They have great pieces of art and some art that is on a tour/visit. So it stays fresh. There is a lake to walk around with outside sculptures. Do it, it's nice to look at art. It's peaceful!

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