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A Pleasant Surprise

A very nice museum for a town the size of Lakeland, especially as it is free. I was visiting there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SueJ114
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Ocala, Florida
Great Exibitions

We returned after 6 years and its still a great museum with some very nice exhibits. This time it... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
cordyroy
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Naples, Florida
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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 weeks ago

A very nice museum for a town the size of Lakeland, especially as it is free. I was visiting there for a few days, and happened to walk by, so I stopped in. I very much enjoyed the Lorrie Goulet carvings and the Von Wagner...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We returned after 6 years and its still a great museum with some very nice exhibits. This time it was Goya/Picasso works having to do with bull fighting. Upstairs is "Hungry Planet and Material World", a fascinating photo exhibit of families around the world with...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We were using this for afternoon outing and/or rain day visit. This museum was great. Quality art work. They had a great exhibit on the lower floor of Spanish artists. I have never seen so many Goya sketches in one place. They had a few...More

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Diana12smith, Membership and Marketing Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your review! We have a book in The Shop on Hungry Planet/ Material World as well. Come back!

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Hard to beat free admission and yet there is no skimping on what they offer in art to view. I love buying art supplies from them as they carry items I can’t find anywhere else. Everyone is so nice! They keep adding more services and...More

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Diana12smith, Membership and Marketing Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your response!

Reviewed March 14, 2018

When visiting Frank Lloyd Wright collection of 18 college buildings in Florida Southern College we discovered this hidden gem. There were five worthwhile shows of Renoir’s lithographs, local students’ art work, Hudson River School paintings and a special show of family photos from Mali to...More

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Diana12smith, Membership and Marketing Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your response!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

The Polk Museum of Art relies primarily on traveling art exhibits. You won't find a Picasso or Monet . . . well not ususally, but the changing art every few months makes every visit a treat. And it's always free. The museum is now associated...More

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Diana12smith, Membership and Marketing Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your response!

Reviewed January 9, 2018

A very nice collection. Various styles with changing exhibits. On the day we were there they had an exhibition of Renoir. Be sure to go to the second floor to see the exhibit of peoples of the world.

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Diana12smith, Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Thank you for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed visitng. Come back often.

Reviewed December 21, 2017

it's a nice art museum to visit here in Lakeland.. The exhibits change so more than one visit is nice...local restaurants to visit to top off your day

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Diana12smith, Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Thanks for the review! Come back often!

Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you are looking for an outing for the whole family then PMOA is the place to go. Admission is free thanks to a generous benefactor. There is a student gallery that showcases the artwork K-12 of the students of Polk County schools. In the...More

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Diana12smith, Membership and Marketing Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Don’t miss the Polk Museum of art and their incredible ongoing and ever changing children/student exhibit. With input from Polk County Public Schools this venue is a joy for all. Other claims to fame are part of the mueum’s draw, but second to none the...More

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Diana12smith, Membership and Marketing Manager at Polk Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you!!

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