Closed to the Public

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

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


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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Provenance Research

Image Licensing

Art Donations


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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Join & Support

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

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Museum Policies

Please take a moment to read our guidelines prior to your visit.

Two youths look at a large bronze bell Two youths look at a large bronze bell, from China, in the King Sculpture Court. Photo by Jill Greenwood

For the safety and conservation of our artworks, please review our guide to museum etiquette, as well as our photography policy.

Please do not touch the artwork. Thank you for helping us to keep our collections safe for future generations of visitors.

Children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Strollers are permitted.

Backpacks, briefcases, large bags, packages, and umbrellas are not permitted. Coat hooks and storage lockers are available in the service hallways at the rear of the museum. If you cannot find the lockers, please ask a security officer for assistance.

Food and drink are not permitted in the galleries. Those who enter with food and drink will be asked to leave items at the front or rear reception desk.

Visitors must wear shoes and a shirt.

Photography without flash for private, noncommercial use is permitted, however, prior approval is required to use a tripod or monopod inside the museum. Please see our complete policy regarding photography and video.

Animals are not allowed in the museum except for service animals.

These guidelines are intended to enhance the experience for all visitors and are similar to those found in most museums. Those who violate the above guidelines may be asked to leave.


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