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Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

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Address: SW 34th St and Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone Number: 352 392 9826
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Not overly interesting

We aren't great art aficionados, but very little here really kept our interest. They did have some Monet's which were nice, but very little else was awe inspiring. I love... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We aren't great art aficionados, but very little here really kept our interest. They did have some Monet's which were nice, but very little else was awe inspiring. I love photography, so thought that that section might be interesting, but to be honest it was more interesting for the content of the old pictures than for the sake of art... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
38 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This art museum is packed with a wide range of interests very nicely displayed. They often have wonderful special exhibits. This month is a fabulous exhibit highlighting Claude Monet's impact on the American Impressionists. There is no entrance fee charged but a reasonable donation is suggested. There is an excellent cafe on the lower level where spending on the weather... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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305 reviews 305 reviews
226 attraction reviews
865 helpful votes 865 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When visiting Butterfly Rainforest and Florida Museum of Natural History—the two top-rated TripAdvisor Gainesville attractions—I wanted to take in the Harn Art Museum, rated ninth of 61 Gainesville attractions. Unfortunately, it is closed on Mondays. The security guard, however, allowed me to visit the few exhibits in the lobby, and there’s a host of modern art on the exterior. Like... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

One of my favorite art museums. They have a very nice Monet (my favorite painter), but you have to see their Asian exhibit and their Japanese garden, a wonderful oasis on campus. And their collection on kogo (incense burners) is unparalled.

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Toronto, Canada
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98 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have been to,lots of galleries and museum, and have paid lots of money to get into them. BONUS, this one is free! They were featuring an Impressionist exhibit that had a few Monets in it along with American Impressionists. Also, African Art, photo exhibit! Asian display, all on one floor. The gallery is next to some other attractions so... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What a gem of an Art Gallery! I was there today to do a site inspection for an upcoming group tour and had heard a lot of positive comments about this gallery. I wasn't disappointed. They have a superlative collection of artwork. Currently, there's a Monet exhibit along with African Traditional costumes. I was also impressed with the Asian collection... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The museum had several collections on display. A nice mix of paintings, sculptures and artifacts. We really enjoyed walking through and reading about the artists

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Gainesville, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Art is not my thing I guess. I love walking around the Natural History Museum more, but was there with my son and a group of kids. We had a guide which made it very boring. Would rather have walked around myself. The Asian wing is lovely and the garden is beautiful. Very well done.

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Central Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The art museum has diversity. It is fabulous and free. (Donations accepted). Fee to park on weekdays. There is a cafe downstairs and a nice exhibit outside, with water and pond. We combined this with other things like outdoor walking paths. It was good. Hope to see more museums in the area.

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Gainesville, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I'm not much of an art fan, so I probably didn't appreciate this place as much as someone who knows art would, but I know that it's amazing enough because I was intrigued and impressed with the whole place. You can go on tours, and they have soooooo many art exhibits and different themed rooms, with TONS of artwork and... More 

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