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Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

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Address: 633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone Number: 407-647-6294
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Description: Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens holds an...
Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens holds an art collection focusing primarily on American representational sculpture, with over 200 works by Czech-born American sculptor Albin Polasek. The museum also offers guided tours of the historic Polasek residence and chapel, an outdoor sculpture garden and a gift shop. The museum is the retirement home of 2004 Artists Hall of Fame recipient Albin Polasek, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of only 30 members of the National Trust’s Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios.
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The sculptures are very powerful as well as the man himself. The chapel is lovely. I have been here a few times, but always want to come back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The sculptures are very powerful as well as the man himself. The chapel is lovely. I have been here a few times, but always want to come back.

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A Pleasant Time at a Fantastic Museum. The Polasek Museum is an amazing Place usually found In NYC, Rome and or Paris. A must stop while visiting Winter Park. Relax and roam the grounds enjoying the beauty and amazing peace found on your stroll. The exhibits inside a a must to take in on your visit.

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Jax, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hidden away in Winter Park is this lovely property, housing sculptures and paintings of native born Polasek. This hiome was his own, and is a lovely setting for his life's work. The yard, facing the water, is decorated with many of his sculptures. Check out the small chapel, decorated, again, with his art work. There is a short,m formative video... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The Polasek is a beautifully landscaped property and sculpture garden. I visited in April on a sunny beautiful morning. There was a free artist demonstration in progress under a nice shady tent. This is a place to go to enjoy beauty and peace. I consider it one of the true treasures in Winter Park, FL.

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Winter Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This museum has a fantastic sculpture garden. The house is filled with his sculptures as well. Well worth a visit if you appreciate art.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Alban was so very talented. In the yard the gigantic statue of the Sower Is the same as the one on top of a Capitol building. His statue of man carving his own destiny is the same as the one in Brookgreen gardens South Carolina. Love the peace of this place on the lake .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I'm happy to have spent a couple of hours here while visiting Winterpark, FL. The day before on a Scenic Boat tour my guide pointed out the museum which peaked my interest. I had not known of Mr Polasek. He has a facinating history of artwork and character. It's rare to come across an artist of great talent who was... More 

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Melbourne, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Wonderful sculptures by Polasek can be viewed throughout the gardens, which are gorgeous. Very peaceful. The docent was a wonderful storyteller and she made the tour of the home very enjoyable.

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Polasek is a small but interesting museum in a terrific old house. The story of Alban Polasek and his work will interest any art lover.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit! We have driven by this beautiful place hundreds of times in our almost 20 years of living here but never stopped to tour this jewel. It is located on one of the busiest streets in Winter Park. We had an opportunity to visit today with a moderate sized group. We were amazed at the talent... More 

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Additional Information about Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

Address: 633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone Number: 407-647-6294
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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