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“Very nice university art museum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
SW 34th St and Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
352 392 9826
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Gainesville
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Dining
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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244 reviews 244 reviews
73 attraction reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Very nice university art museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The Harn Museum of Art is a really nice facility. Very modern with a good amount of exhibit space and excellent small outside garden areas. The collection is varied and has a nice photography exhibit. No world class art here but still a pretty nice art museum for the size of the City of Gainesville. The most important part is it is free. Parking is not free however, they charge 4 dollars. Worth a visit. Has a nice small museum shop and a cafe that is open for lunch. .

Visited July 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
“A must see when in Gainesville”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Clearly, this museum is not worth a detour, but it's a must if visiting Gainesville.
Interesting collection, including 1 Monet (not the best however), some PreColumbian, African art, and a huge collection of far-east pottery.
Overall, a nice museum. 1hr visit is enough. Free admission.

Visited July 2013
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Charleston, SC
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Great museum to visit while in Gainesville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Harn Museum of Art is a wonderful place to visit while in Gainesville. Literally just across the street from the Hilton UF Gainesville hotel and right next door to the FL Museum of Natural History, so easy to make a day of it. Lots of wonderful galleries and works of art on display here and the new Asian Art wing is extraordinary. I particularly loved the wood work throughout the Museum. If you're into art, be sure to visit this Museum while there. It's a definite must-see.

Visited June 2013
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Dunnellon, Florida
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“A trip to the Harn always pleases”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is a quality art museum on the campus of the University of Florida. We have visited it on many occasions and always enjoy a new experience because of the changing exhibits. Admission is free but parking will set you back a couple of buck unless you have a UF decal.

Visited July 2013
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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“Support Your Local Arts!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Always worth seeing - the rotating exhibits are stellar. The whole museum takes a half day (at least) to see properly, but if you are just going to see the rotating exhibits, allot about 2 hours.

Visited June 2013
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