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Columbus Museum

Columbus Museum

Adult Tours

Guided Overview Tour

Overview tours cover a broad spectrum of artworks and artifacts related to American art and regional history. Visitors will tour the Chattahoochee Legacy and History Gallery and the new permanent collection installation, By the People, For the People: 300 Years of American Art from the Permanent Collection.


Columbus Museum


Guided Regional History Tour

This special guided tour will take place in the Chattahoochee Legacy Gallery ,which traces the history of the Chattahoochee River Valley. The gallery includes archeological excavations and life-size dioramas of an ancient Native American dwelling, a turn-of-the-century schoolhouse, an urban slave cabin and a 20th century army tent from Fort Benning.

Guided American Art Tour

The American art collection includes paintings, sculpture and decorative arts from the Colonial period to the present. Special highlights of this tour will include artists like Charles Willson Peale, Albert Bierstadt, Lee Krasner, Stuart Davis and Louise Nevelson.

Self-Guided Tours

Self-guided tours are for groups that consist of 10 or more people. Visitors may pick up a copy of the permanent collection guide at the front desk or take an audio tour of the collection. See the front desk for more details. Also, visit the permanent collection guide online.


Visit the website for more information on the programs we offer and tours.


Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm


1251 Wynnton Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
Phone: 706.748.2562
Fax: 706.748.2570

Plan your Visit

Tuesday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday1:00 pm - 5:00 pm