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Morris Museum of Art
Ranked #8 of 52 things to do in Augusta
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Owner description: Located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, the Morris is the oldest museum in the country dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. Its permanent collection includes nearly 5,000 works of art, dating from the late-eighteenth century to the present. The Morris also hosts twelve or more special exhibitions every year and provides a rich variety of public programs and events. Admission is FREE every Sunday.
Reviewed December 2, 2017

The museum is on the second floor of a tall building across from a hotel along the River Walk. We came up the stairs from the first floor but the main entrance is along the River Walk. It is a small art museum but it is a gem. I loved the Civil War-related paintings, which I found unusual, such as Columbia welcoming the South back into the Union. i just
loved my visit!

Thank Tania R
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Go! Museum grows and changes every year. A true gift to the city from the Morris family. Offers excellent educational classes for all. More of an adult expedition but older children would also enjoy. Close to many excellent downtown restaurants. Ample parking.

Thank Bug911
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Museum docents in character entertained our 4 year old as well as being informative to us adults. Beautiful works of art and very tastefully displayed. Family friendly art though some nude statues. Very friendly staff.

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Beautiful building with an art gallery that extends over the past 200 years. While relatively small, it provides a good insight into southern art. Two areas are reserved for rotating art. Go on a Sunday when it is free!

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

The Morris museum displays southern artist or art with a southern theme. It is a very nice facility and the art is good, although I didn't see any really big name artists.

Thank TooOldtoRun
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