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Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

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Very worthy of a visit

The museum has exhibits from around the globe as well as closer to home and they regularly change... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Patricia H
Very nice art museum

This art museum is very well-done for a free museum. It has a zen garden, exhibits with Asian and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brandon, Florida
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SW 34th St and Hull RD, Gainesville, FL 32611-0001
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum has exhibits from around the globe as well as closer to home and they regularly change. The staff and docents are friendly and helpful, group tours can be arranged and they have an ongoing variety of events. It is well worth a visit....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This art museum is very well-done for a free museum. It has a zen garden, exhibits with Asian and African art, and an exhibit with modern art that is very interesting. It's right next door to the Florida Museum of Natural History and Butterfly Garden,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice medium sized art museum on the UF campus. Very open and airy. The collection is interesting enough, but nothing amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank majorkiss
Reviewed July 21, 2019

I was once again in Gainesville. I would not visit without a trip to the Harn. A jewel, a gem - the photography on exhibit (revolving and evolving) is always extraordinary. Plus, the water garden outside of the Asian exhibit is a fitting, calming place...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Anna P
Reviewed June 27, 2019

We enjoyed the written descriptions on each of the pieces we viewed, they were very well done. The artwork was a broad spectrum, each area exciting.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Great large museum with a lot of fun exhibits. My favorite is the butterfly exhibit which is just so peaceful and beautiful. The Harn is a great place for families and friends looking for a nice and relaxing time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

I was surprised at how big this museum was. I will admit that I haven't been in a lot of art museums, but I feel like this was the second-biggest art museum I've ever been in - certainly bigger than the three other art museums...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michaela M
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Very enjoyable museum with varied collection of American paintings, modern art, and photography. Especially liked the photos and videos of African dancing and the photos commemorating the civil rights era.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charles C
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Plan to spend two hours or more. For a small city it is amazing how nice and diverse this museum is. It is right next door to the Natural History museum on the University campus.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank R5H2GSXR
Reviewed February 15, 2019

rented the Harn Museum to hold a large alumni reception. beautiful setting. large and open. convenient, free parking. nice options for catering through the University.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael F
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February 7, 2017|
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Response from j_mac323 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the museum is free. However, they do have events that often charge a fee.
September 27, 2016|
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Response from Holli B | Reviewed this property |
It took us about two hours if your reading each plaque. Shorter if your just visually looking.