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Norton Museum of Art

1451 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561 832 5196
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Owner description: This stellar art museum, the largest in Florida, has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation to better showcase its permanent collection of... more » Owner description: This stellar art museum, the largest in Florida, has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation to better showcase its permanent collection of masterpieces by artists such as Picasso, Monet and Matisse. « less
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105 reviews 105 reviews
66 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

From the Masters to Modern artists this remarkable Art museum has a full range of rare and influential works. Set in the heart of West Palm Beach the collection is housed in a beautiful easy to view building on three floors. Venue includes a theater, garden and cafe for visitors. Museum hosts multiple of events and is free for Florida... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Norton continues to expand and improve and attract really interesting exhibits. Most recently, my son was here briefly before returning to college and we went to "Wheels and Heels". It featured a collection of Matchbox cars and Hot Wheels, the latter he remembered from his childhood, and Barbies, many of which and the outfits, sports car and dream house... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Liked the collections and the diversity of exhibits. Calming environment that inspires visitors. Wish more evening hours.

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Orlando
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91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

American, European, and Chinese galleries. Attractive, spacious galleries, filled with art my the Masters. Worth the admission price, Thursday was a free day.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great exhibit going on until October 26th. Hot wheels, Matchbox cars and Barbies! A hit for all young and young at heart. I took my granddaughters, 5 and 2, and they both loved it. Its an interactive exhibit, so they were able to walk the cat walk, dress up Barbies and play with the cars. Thursdays are free, but it... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Not much into art museums, but the Barbie and Matchbox exhibit caught our eye. I am a Barbie collector and found the displays to be very good. I would have loved the interactive areas when I was a kid because I enjoyed them now as an adult. Cannot comment on rest of museum as I don't have the knowledge and... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Thursdays during the summer are free for Florida residents. Thursday nights they also have fun stuff for children. The toys exhibit would interest boys (if they like cars) and girls (Barbie). Fun pictures to take (Barbie box and riding in car), walk on the cat walk (dress up), design your own car or outfit. Those are part of the regular... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My two grown daughters and I visited this museum yesterday, arriving early and staying until nearly closing time! The reviews I read prior to our visit made it sound small, but we didn't think so. We were impressed with the permanent collection, as well as the current Wheels and Heels exhibit. The docents were the friendliest I have ever encountered... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Free on Thursdays & Saturdays for FLA residents, this is a fabulous way to see great art & relax in a cool atmosphere. The exhibition on Barbie & match cars was creative and super fun, even for teenagers who generally spend their free time on social media! Highly recommend this as a stop during your visit to west palm beach.

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Newport News, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This museum was great. It was one of the very few museums that actually lets you take photographs. Their contemporary/modern art is on the first floor. The Chinese & European Art collections are on the 2nd and 3rd floors which I would not have known were available if one of the security guards had not have told me. (the only... More

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