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Marietta Museum-Art & Whimsy

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2121 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-8344
+1 941-364-3399
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Unusual and Delightful Short Visit Opportunity

When one says "Museum", you may think of something dusty and stuffy. NOT the Whimsy Museum! This... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
TallyHo25
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Atlantic Beach, Florida
A Fun Visual Experience

An oasis of fun and whimsy! Small garden with lush tropical plants and lots of yard art. The... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2017
P8165MPcaroll
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Cookeville
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“limited hours” (10 reviews)
“happy place” (10 reviews)
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2121 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-8344
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

When one says "Museum", you may think of something dusty and stuffy. NOT the Whimsy Museum! This Sarasota attraction gives meaning to the word "eclectic". Whatever you can think of that might make you stop and give it a second look ... it's probably there....More

1  Thank TallyHo25
Reviewed February 4, 2017

An oasis of fun and whimsy! Small garden with lush tropical plants and lots of yard art. The museum is housed in several buildings with artwork all over the walls. You have to look hard to not miss something. Don't forget to peek in the...More

1  Thank P8165MPcaroll
Reviewed February 4, 2017

The colors, the Art, the. Gardens!!! I come here every year during my visit home. New works welcome me, I love seeing my older favorites too. I grew up in this area in the 50's and 60's and I am often a little overwhelmed by...More

1  Thank Ellen L
Reviewed February 3, 2017

The personal collection of some lady who obviously has a good sense of humor. Free entry, worth a stop.

1  Thank Veronica T
Reviewed February 2, 2017

The museum itself has limited hours & days. Knew it was open on Thursday, but we arrived at 4 pm - just as it closed. 1-4 were the hours the day we went. But, the area across the street was open. We got to see...More

1  Thank BusyMicheLady
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Just walking around and experiencing art by so many talented individuals was inspirational. Went back 2 weeks later.

1  Thank Annie D
Reviewed January 28, 2017

What a wonderful visual experience! You can't help but be filled with happiness as you enjoy all the wonderful pieces of artwork in so many different varieties. Love this place!!!!

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

What a great find. Recommended by the Ringling Art School. A very happy place w wonderful and enthusiastic volunteers. I would bring other visitors back here!!!

1  Thank Francie110
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This was a fun thing to do. I live whimsical art and there is a lot to see. The gardens are fun to walk through too.

1  Thank cmb544
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Visited here for the first time several years ago and have not been disappointed then or on more recent visits. An eclectic assortment of fine arts and crafts pieces - paintings, collage, sculpture, light show etc etc. The founder/owner continues to collect whatever appeals to...More

3  Thank Sara B
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