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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
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
LesCinqSoeurs
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West Palm Beach
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West Palm Beach
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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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.

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Pelham Manor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We loved the tiny keys exhibit. so much history. The 3D pictures were awesome to look at. The stilts exhibit was a bit uncomfortable to look at but Intresting history. Small museum but full of life. Definitely sparked a conversation back home. The grounds were beautiful to walk around.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

While visiting Winter Park, we decided to walk around campus. This free little museum was a wonderful surprise. It is small but worthwhile. You may want to look online to research the temporary exhibit but we wouldn't have visited based on the description of the current exhibit. However, we really enjoyed every part of this museum!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is acomparitively small museum that offers a venue for traveling exhibits. It is on campus so parking can be difficult to find nearby as there are only a few spaces dedicated to the museum. Arrive in the morning.

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