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Cornell Fine Arts Museum

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Address: 1000 Holt Ave, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
Phone Number: 407-646-2526
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Houses 19th-century American art, a few of the European Old Masters and a...

Houses 19th-century American art, a few of the European Old Masters and a huge collection of vintage watch keys.

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A hidden gem in Winter park

Free admission to the art museum. Various exhibits appear frequently. There is always something new to see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Maitland, Florida
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Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free admission to the art museum. Various exhibits appear frequently. There is always something new to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum on the banks of the lake has a beautiful setting and had a special exhibit on Italian renaissance painting from Naples and British/American painters. Free admission.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm welcome, very interesting art and information, they had a hands on exhibit for the children My favorite was the clock exhibit.

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West Palm Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Have heard of museum through work as librarian. Thrilled to see two outstanding exhibits from permanent collection in a sharp juxtaposition to one another - contemporary and classical.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

The perfect spring weather.For our surprise the museum had special exhibit about African stilts dance and rituals. The building that host the museum was a bank so the architecture is really stunning.The docent was very friendly. We enjoyed the museum exhibit which explore different eras in the art history.And at the end of your visit you can enjoy the view... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Museum is located on the beautiful grounds of Rollins College. There is no fee for the museum due to the generous and innovative donation of a 1960 alumnus. The galleries are well organized, spacious, and very diverse. In addition to 'known' artists, one gallery is specifically for faculty exhibits and another for students' works. I noticed that there are almost... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is a free museum located on the campus of Rollins College. There were two nice exhibits when we visited. They change exhibits regularly. It's worth a visit.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The permanent collection here is worth visiting and has a few gems. The watch key collection was a completely new concept for me, but it is fascinating and contains some beautiful items. When we were there, the Seniors exhibition was on and that was also very good. Staff were friendly and helpful. The gallery is in a pleasant and quiet... More 

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Orange, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

This museum, while small, sits in a lovely building on the edge of Lake Virginia. It's contemporary art is first-rate, while art from other eras is more third tier. Exhibitions change so check to see what's on before a visit. Some of its art is also housed in the nearby Alfond Inn and is worth the extra few blocks to... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

Parking is limited but we had no trouble finding a space. A small but interesting museum. If you're in Winter Park and have a little bit of time it's well worth a visit. Don't miss the pocket watch key exhibit.

Thank Michael A

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