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The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Very enjoyable. Much to see.

I love art museums, and this was no disappointment. Something for almost every taste, and very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Howie S
Rosebush, Michigan
Another hidden gem in Jacksonville

I have been a member for several years. A smaller museum with an eclectic collection that ranges... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin M
Jacksonville, Florida
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Our mission is to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education.The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, built on the site of the home of Arthur and Ninah Cummer, opened its doors November 10, 1961. From Ninah Cummer's relatively small...more
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829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3336
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Reviewed yesterday

I love art museums, and this was no disappointment. Something for almost every taste, and very well-arranged. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Howie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been a member for several years. A smaller museum with an eclectic collection that ranges from Egyptian to modern. June Morning by Benton and Return from the harvest by Bouguereau are two of my favorite paintings. They usually have very good temporary exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well laid out clean modern friendly art gallery. Eclectic collection, mostly American artists. Strong Dutch collection. Wonderful little cafe, where I had one of the freshest, most imaginative salads. Glad we went. Not seriously competing with major galleries, but very good, as most I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MootHouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for something to do in Jacksonville and since The Cummer Museum had a good review on Trip Advisor we gave it a go. We were not disappointed. Lots of cool things to see both inside and outside the museum. It was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 128AlanS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Little gem in Jax! Great exhibits and gardens. The hurricane took out part of the gardens, but they are trying to get it back to perfection.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank angeladhuggins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably the best art museum in this region for 100 miles or more in any direction. Vert nice collection with quite a few rooms, taking more than an hour to adequately tour. Pleasant area. Nice gardens. Great river views. Free parking. Café on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a beautiful garden area that a lot of people use to have their pictures taken or for weddings, unfortunately right now it is not in the best shape due to the hurricane last year. Aside from that, I enjoy this museum, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mhindal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient parking across the street. Interesting displays, an easy walk-through experience. Located very close to the Art Fair, so you can do both in one outing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoJoGlynn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I made a quick trip to Jacksonville for a weekend. We like to stroll through any museum in the cities we visit and stopped by the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. In November 2018 the gardens were not up to full...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

by all means, go for lunch (the homemade potato chips are a favorite!) the exhibits are engaging, and the gift shop offers great options for the holidays. there are some special programs for kids, though I cannot address those from personal experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen W
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May 7, 2018|
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Response from tgates5 | Reviewed this property |
I frankly do not know policy. If the young folks are well behaved as I expect it should go well.
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Jan W | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure. They have a reciprocal entrance agreement with the Chicago Botanic Garden. If you are a member of your local Botanic garden, you might get in for free.
April 23, 2017|
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Response from MaryV2630 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you still can, but if you go to their website it has lots of details along with a contact email for specific questions to make sure. They have also had some events in the past in which participants were told to... More