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Allen Memorial Art Museum

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Fantastic museum

For a museum attached to a small college, this place is amazing. It has a wide range of art from... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Chicago, IL
One of the best small museums in the country

An outstanding gem with a broad variety of styles represented. Nice collection of Chinese and... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

For a museum attached to a small college, this place is amazing. It has a wide range of art from antiquity to the present, a really interesting east asian exhibition, and even a Picasso, a Matisse, a Cezanne, a Modigliani, and two Monets. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

An outstanding gem with a broad variety of styles represented. Nice collection of Chinese and Japanese prints and drawings. Often a very good contemporary exhibit. Strong collection of early 20th century paintings.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This small museum holds amazingly well-chosen artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the modern age. One gets the impression that it was intended for use as a resource for art history classes, since it has good representative items from all of the most relevant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We drove from the north side of Columbus to Oberlin to see this museum and it did not disappoint. The collection was amazing. There are world class works here and none of the crowds. You can study and revisit works at your leisure. 2-3 hours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Small museum in a Cass Gilbert building with an eclectic collection of paintings and artifacts. Beautifully curated exhibits celebrating their 100th year. Unique examples of genres and artists. A must visit (free admission) when in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Allen Memorial Art Museum on the campus of Oberlin College is absolutely incredible. The museum is quite small, but packs an impressive punch. A few highlights include; 'Young Girl Seated' by Henri Matisse, 'Green Dream' by Marc Chagall and 'Nude with a Coral Necklace'...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank V4366LZadams
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I've been to Oberlin before, but never even knew there was an art museum. I agree that it is a must-see when you're in town. It was a pleasant surprise and I am really glad I stopped in today. The architecture is sensational and the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dhancy
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing Cass Gilbert Art Museum. The inside is a study in arches. The ceiling is magnificent. The art collection is wonderful as well, but the building is not to be missed.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

My daughter and I decided to visit Oberlin one day while she was on thanksgiving break and before she returned to college for EXAMS. This is a gem, growing up around here, I never knew it was here. It is something not to miss.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mac99887
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great museum with a fantastic collection. We spent about 3 hrs and thoroughly enjoyed the entire collection. A must visit when in Oberlin. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2017
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