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Tampa Museum of Art

6600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602 (Downtown)
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Ranked #34 of 93 Attractions in Tampa
Type: Art Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: This museum's impressive collection includes contemporary art as well as Greek and Roman antiquities.
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St. Louis Metro
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I first saw the outside of the building at night while walking along the River Walk with friends. I was excited to see inside, but unfortunately there just isn't much there. Either I missed something, or there were just two exhibitions on view with a few pieces that "represent the permanent collection" on the main floor. The gentleman at the... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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232 reviews 232 reviews
119 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

focus is 20th-21th century. changing modern avant garde exhibits. Interesting greek/eutrusca/roman collection of sculptor, votives, amphora usually displayed by theme...Poisenden runs thru 11/10/14. Exhibits are on "4th floor". First floor is 3 stories of open space overlooking Hillsborough River and U of Tampa housed in 1910 former Plant hotel...think mineretts. Children' hands-on museum next door and adjacent park features intriquing... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I've finally made it to the Tampa Museum of Art for the Poseidon exhibit and I was very impressed. You can tell the staff loves what they do. The exhibit was very informational and beautiful. It's definitely worth a visit!

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New York City, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
46 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went for the free Art Spot on Saturday morning which was amazing! The museum is so pretty, there is a cafe, parking (cheap), playground and fountain to splash in outside. They also have free Friday nights! Great for any age.

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Tavares, Florida
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230 reviews 230 reviews
139 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Beautiful building in a great location, but still lacking. The gallery itself was not that impressive. Best part of my visit was a silent movie that left me in awe. Never realized a motion picture could be art. Sat thru it three times! I will definitely keep going back to see how the museum evolves. It's definitely worth a visit... More

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Florida City, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This museum basically has 6 rooms for art that feel very empty. Two rooms held a single sculpture each. I enjoyed what I saw, but we were done in 30 minutes. We liked the gift shop, some unique items to choose from. We did not try the café. I'm not sure I could recommend unless I knew this was exactly... More

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Lakeland, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had free admission so it was ok would not been worth it to pay. Surrounding areas where very nice, beautiful walk beside river, lots of restaurants and cafés .

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Tampa, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Art, food and drink. Become a Gold or Platinum member now and enjoy really wonderful functions.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We went there not knowing waht to expect, but were pleasantly surpised that abstract art could be so stimulating.

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Sylva, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We loved this museum and the wonderful print show we happened upon. Beautiful gallery spaces and friendly guards. Lovely museum shop and the gelato was so good! We tried to buy a catalog for the show but it was sold out. We got on a handwritten mailing list, prepaid for the next shipment and it all worked out. Don't miss... More

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