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Polk Museum of Art

Closes in 23 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Loved the cultural History

Great display of pottery and artifacts from the natives from that area as well as modern art. Small... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
An excellent museum

This is a lovely place to visit. Much nicer than expected. The admission is free and the location... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Polk Museum of Art With a diverse exhibition schedule, dynamic event calendar, and comprehensive educational programming, you will find Polk Museum of Art is truly more than an art museum. Don’t let the Polk Museum of Art’s free price tag fool you...more
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800 E Palmetto St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5529
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great display of pottery and artifacts from the natives from that area as well as modern art. Small enough to see the entire museum without tiring.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cyvonneh
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely place to visit. Much nicer than expected. The admission is free and the location near the main lake downtown is very interesting and inviting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove here from Clearwater to see the Chagall exhibit. What a surprise! A Degas exhibit as well! The museum is a real find and I will continue to watch for their new exhibits. The gift shop was a pleasant surprise. A great place for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EnidBetty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to see the Chagall and Degas museum over Christmas. The museum is small but the artwork is first rate. Spent about an hour here seeing the Chagall and Degas. They also had a nice exhibit on Cuban Exile art. Good museum shop. Lakeland...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maorine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove down from Orlando to see the exhibit which was excellent. Chagall's black and white illustrations of French fables and full color paintings of Old Testament Exodus story. Museum also had interesting to exhibit of Edgar Vegas and related artists of the period. Free admission...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank calves41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see the Degas exhibit and were pleasantly surprised with the museum and the exhibits. There were both Degas and Chagall exhibits, but a nice exhibit of pre-columbian artifacts. If you've read Charles Mann's book 1491 you will appreciate the artifacts. The museum is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

We are from out of state and was visiting our daughter and her roommate who attend FSC. We decided to stop in as neither of the girls had been to the museum before. It was 45 minutes before closing, so we were only able to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 01FeisMom
Reviewed November 15, 2018

While reviewing their website, I decided to go check this place out. Not big on looking at paintings but they advertised an exhibit of people/families around the world showing photo's of their homes and all their possessions. The exhibit was not there. Glad the admission...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rick G
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We went last week because we’ve heard a lot about this place and wanted to see for ourselves. The place was a treasure trove and we loved looking around at all they had exhibited. A wonderful day out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rtgepd1
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I had low expectations. It's free! The Chagall (Chagall!) spilled us into Romaine Brooks' and another Paris. While these were temporary they show the taste and caliber of what could be there when you visit. two that appear permanent are also stellar. ancient art of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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