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Museum of Fine Arts

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Great local gem

Great local museum with a great blend of items from many cultures and periods. Go and take a... read more

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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The Jean Schlumberger Jewelry Exhibt is a must see for jewelry lovers.

This is a special exhibit at the museum. His jewelry is spectacular and the exhibit space sets off... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
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From a legendary permanent collection, to compelling traveling exibitions, the MFA is ready to inspire with diverse and ever-changing opportunities to experience art. Discover over 4,500 years of civilization in thousands of objects ranging from...more
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255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3498
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great local museum with a great blend of items from many cultures and periods. Go and take a couple hours to go through the permanent collection. The traveling exhibit space is large and they showcase amazing collections. Was a tribute to see Bunny Mellon's Schlumberger...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a special exhibit at the museum. His jewelry is spectacular and the exhibit space sets off the pieces perfectly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank seterry3188
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited January 2019 when the Jewels of the Imagination Jean Schlumberger Mellon collection was showing. Absolutely Amazing to see such beautiful designs of diamonds, gold, platinum and many other precious stones. And it is a huge collection. Not just in quantity but also in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the great things about good museums are the special exhibits. Annual events meet this definition and touring, or exhibits on loan, also define a reason to go to a museum. The Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg has many special exhibits during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really love this museum! It’s small, but packs a hefty artistic punch. There is a wide variety of art across different genres, continents, and era, and you’ll enjoy every minute you spend wondering the galleries. Paired with a lunch at the MFA’s café and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The building looks a little less than artsy from outside yet the inside is very much a great museum! Lots of great art from their collections and they have special exhibits that are worth it as well. After a tour, walk across Beach Blvd for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a temporary exhibition until March 2019. Senior price of admission was $15. We had lunch prior to viewing the exhibit, nice selections and indoor/outdoor dining available.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melinda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the prominence of the Dali Museum in St. Pete, it’s easy to forget that there is also a beautiful and varied collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, located dead center in the Straub Park area. The cafe was closed during our visit, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is housed in a lovely building and the art is tastefully displayed. The permanent collection is varied: African, American, Asian, European, for example, and the variety of art, from abstract to sculpture, from masks to glass, from landscapes to portraits makes the visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice museum--interesting variety in the collections, right downtown, excellent staff. Don't forget to have lunch at the cafe!

Date of experience: December 2018
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November 8, 2018|
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Response from Kate K | Reviewed this property |
This is a really nice small museum and a couple of hours is all you need. They had a special interactive photography exhibit while we were there in September which would have been fun for kids.
Kevin C
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
Check their website, I am not sure of a senior discount. AARP members get in free on certain Sunday's but you still pay extra for special exhibits.
March 17, 2018|
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Response from dw18606 | Reviewed this property |
That would be correct. Yes, it is a "big ticket" item but if you are a Star Wars fan, the exhibit is nicely done.