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The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

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Address: 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone Number: (904) 356-6857
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Our mission is to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and...
Our mission is to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education.The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, built on the site of the home of Arthur and Ninah Cummer, opened its doors November 10, 1961. From Ninah Cummer's relatively small collection of sixty pieces that launched the museum, The Cummer's permanent collection has grown to over six thousand works of art encompassing eight thousand years of art history.
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Beautiful and Educational

All the pictures and history of Jacksonville particularly. The gardens are beautiful and located on the St. John's River. The hosts were gracious

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

All the pictures and history of Jacksonville particularly. The gardens are beautiful and located on the St. John's River. The hosts were gracious

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Absolutely love this place. The price is right and there is so much beautiful art. They have a little place with food and refreshments. Coffee was great and so was their sandwiches. My favorite part was the garden area over looking the St. John's River.

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Jacksonville, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I love this place. The grounds are beautiful, the art exquisite, the staff knowledgeable, and the food delicious...what more can you ask for?

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Cummer Art Museum is free every Tuesday and is a great family trip. They have a variety of Art Exhibits , installations and permanent . My only issue is the security guards kept following me and my mother ( whose a 65 year old retired school teacher) . Besides from that low level aggravation I still love the museum

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Cummer has permanent exhibits spannng stone age to modern. But the real thrill is the great traveling exhibits. Earlier this year they featured an exhibit of famous dresses including a Barbara Bush gown, a Princess Di gown, and numerous Oscar night evening dresses. They also had a stunning Dior gown in a sealed glass case. My friends and I... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We go to the Cummer whenever we have the chance. Wonderful collection of fine art, special collection of rare china, rotating special events and a nice cafe to get something to eat. The gardens have recently been refurbished at a cost of millions and also are well worth a visit. I think entry is free on Tuesday and the first... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Located beside the St. John's River in downtown Jacksonville, there is something here for people of all ages, whether they are connoisseurs or the average family member, from schoolchildren to seniors alike. The gardens are also most beautiful, plus the staff is quite friendly and helpful, and you can even have lunch, inside or out on the patio, if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This museum was very interesting. It was on the smaller side but well laid out and best of all free on first Saturday. The parking is not great in the summer so if you want a close parking spot it is best to arrive early or be prepared to circle. The exhibits were well done but no really famous artwork.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This museum is free on Tuesday evenings. We took our niece and nephew and they absolutely loved it. The hands on museum for the kids they wanted to stay there. It was difficult to get them to leave.

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I simply love going to the Cummer! It's relaxing and the outdoor space is beautiful! One of the other great things about the museum is how many opportunities there are to visit for free.

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Additional Information about The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

Address: 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone Number: (904) 356-6857
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 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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