Allen Memorial Art Museum

Admission to Allen Memorial Art Museum in Oberlin is free.

  • Open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    It is closed on Sundays and major holidays.
  • Location: (Map It) Oberlin College at 87 North Main Street in Oberlin, Ohio
  • Phone: 440-775-8665
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Oberlin’s  Allen Memorial Art Museum was founded in 1917. Today, it’s ranked among the finest college and university collections in the U.S. The collection contains more than 13,000 works of art that span history.

The buildings that house the art museum are eclectic architectural beauties. Part of the complex was built in 1917. It was designed by Cass Gilbert, and represent Tuscan Renaissance and Midwestern Vernacular architectural styles. The 1977 addition was designed in Orthodox Modernist style by Venturi, Scott Brown, and Associates.

The museum also offers Tuesday Teas (for FREE) during the academic year.

On the second Tuesday of the month, join the company of others (no registration required) and learn more about the collection. Talks begin at 2:30 p.m.