We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

901 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830-5812
+1 334-844-1484
Review Highlights
Small art museum with no admission charge

Outdoor sculptures, Chihuly chandelier, social exhibits, concerts and receptions all make this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Auburn, Alabama
Fun little place

This is a fun little museum. There's no entrance fee. They have a fun summer art program for... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Lee B
Auburn, Alabama
via mobile
Read all 61 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
901 S College St, Auburn, AL 36830-5812
+1 334-844-1484
Write a ReviewReviews (61)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outdoor sculptures, Chihuly chandelier, social exhibits, concerts and receptions all make this small art museum special. Because it is free, you can make frequent visits and say as long (or short) as your attention span allows. It has a bike rack and is on a...More

Thank Cheap_traveler42
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fun little museum. There's no entrance fee. They have a fun summer art program for kids. There's also a cafe.

1  Thank Lee B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The museum was just remodeled and is physically very attractive. Small but diverse collection. The feature exhibition of artwork by Leo Twiggs, "Requiem for Mother Emmanuel" worth the visit, but also enjoyed the Chihuly chandelier and ouside gardens and sculpture. I commend Auburn for not...More

1  Thank U1568UAjeffreym
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The chandelier made my heart sing, and recently I saw a couple of more by the same artist in Colorado Springs. I enjoyed all the art, but the sculpture made of shoes comes into my mind all the time. Crazy

Thank Lana T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Good luck visiting this place. We have tried to get in twice and haven't gotten past the doors yet. They advertise their hours of operation but don't abide by them. We made a special trip this last time, May 14th, and they were supposed to...More

2  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 22 February 2017

great place to go if you have the day off or are just visiting the city. they have a little restaurant that has good lunch

Thank ashleyaustin2011
Reviewed 10 February 2017

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...More

Thank ktoau
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...More

Thank Paul L
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...More

Thank mja1982
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)....More

1  Thank mcalbreeze
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Auburn
Towneplace Suites by Marriott Auburn
54 reviews
.89 km away
The Hotel at Auburn University
564 reviews
1.66 km away
Clarion Inn & Suites University Center
158 reviews
1.67 km away
Stay Lodge of Auburn
29 reviews
2.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Crepe Myrtle Cafe
156 reviews
.76 km away
Amsterdam Cafe
297 reviews
1.15 km away
71 reviews
1.30 km away
Mama Mocha's Coffee Roastery
29 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Toomer's Corner
418 reviews
2.06 km away
Jordan-Hare Stadium
185 reviews
1.70 km away
Chewacla State Park
180 reviews
3.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines