Closed to the Public

Open only to visitors with an Oberlin College ID who participate in the college's testing program.

Address
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
440.775.8665

Hours

Tuesday — Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Saturday, Sunday Closed

Exhibitions & Events

The Allen presents changing exhibitions along with engaging guest speakers and public programs.

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Art at the AMAM

The Allen's collection is particularly strong in 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting, Japanese prints, early modern art, African art, and more.

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Collections

Conservation

Provenance Research

Image Licensing

Art Donations

Learn

Explore the full range of museum programs through free events, guided and self-guided tours, and resources for professors and PreK-12 teachers.

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Resources

Find podcasts, activities, and information for all age groups.

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Join & Support

Support for the museum continues our tradition of bringing art to the people.

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Hours, Admission & Directions

Aerial View of the Allen Memorial Art Museum Aerial view of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Open Tuesday through Friday, currently only to visitors with Oberlin College IDs participating in testing. We regret that, due to the pandemic, we are not open to the general public at this time.


Hours

Tuesday — Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Saturday, Sunday Closed

Closures

The museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays, including Martin Luther King Day, Easter Sunday, July 4, Thanksgiving, and each year from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day.


Parking

Free, ample parking is available on the street in front of the museum building. Overflow parking for evening events is located behind the museum (off Willard Court).


Directions

Address: 87 N. Main St., Oberlin, OH  44074

The museum is located at the southeast corner of Ohio Routes 58 and 511. 

From the East:

I-80 (Ohio Turnpike)
Travel west to exit 140 (Amherst/Oberlin interchange). Go south for 6 miles on Ohio Route 58. At the intersection with Ohio Route 511, turn right and the museum will be on your left.

I-90
Travel west and exit at Ohio Route 2 west. Exit at Ohio Route 58 in Amherst and follow the above directions.

I-480 (from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport)
Follow I-480 west as it becomes Ohio Route 10 west toward Norwalk as it becomes Ohio Route 20 west. Take the ramp for Ohio Route 511 toward Oberlin. The Oberlin exit, Ohio Route 511 west, is also Lorain Street. Go west for 2 miles, then turn left on Ohio Route 58. The museum will be immediately to your left.

From the South:

Travel on I-71 north to I-80 west (Ohio Turnpike)
Take exit 140 (Amherst/Oberlin interchange) and go south for 6 miles on Ohio Route 58 into Oberlin. At the intersection with Ohio Route 511, turn right and the museum will be on your left.

From the West:

Take I-80 (Ohio Turnpike)
Take the turnpike east to exit 140 (Amherst/Oberlin interchange). Go south for six miles on Ohio Route 58. At the intersection with Ohio Route 511, turn right and the museum will be on your left.

Gallery map

See the museum's floor plan and entrances, including the courtyard entrance that has a ramp for those with limited mobility.

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Atrium wide angle

Frank Lloyd Wright House

The Weltzheimer/Johnson house is located about 1.5 miles west of the museum, at 534 Morgan St., in Oberlin. Download directions to the house from the Allen.

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Maps of the area

To explore the town and campus, download maps of the City of Oberlin and the Oberlin College campus.

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Oberlin downtown

Memberships

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