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#1 of 9 Museums in Gainesville
This is definitely the best natural history museum in the state of Florida and well worth a visit,it's collections includes specimens from fossils to butterflies and interesting exhibits on Florida's native Americ...
The Florida Museum of Natural History is a people oriented museum with impressive collections of everything from ice-age fossils (the Florida fossil room is one of the best paleontology exhibits you will ever see)...
#2 of 9 Museums in Gainesville
The art museum is always wonderful with extensive permanent collections of Chinese and Korean art, paintings, photographs, pottery, art glass (including some lovely Tiffany).
We spent several hours viewing several especially interesting and diverse exhibits ranging from one of prints by Goya, Daumier, Piranesi, Manet, Degas, and Picasso to one celebrating the work of 36 international c...
#3 of 9 Museums in Gainesville
Extensive knowledge of the property, family history and writings on the walls.
Family History
#4 of 9 Museums in Gainesville
So many hands-on learning exhibits, from the creative lab to the robot zoo, and the play room with puzzles, activities and a great view of Depot Park.
While their website indicates it's geared toward older children, our 3-year-old and 7-year-old both really enjoyed learning about sound, interacting with some the sports exhibits, and especially playing with the r...
#7 of 9 Museums in Gainesville
This is where I go to select very special gifts for the Holidays and other times--paintings, hand-crafted jewelry, handwoven textiles, handmade stuffed animals for children, quilts--always a wonderful selection an...
All hand-made by local artists, designers, and artisans, with a frequently-refreshed selection of one-of-a-kind work with local flavor to enjoy, take home, or give to someone special.
#9 of 9 Museums in Gainesville
What is unique about this museum is it nicely captures both importance and enormity of the task! with pictures, news items, letters and other instruments of history carefully preserved and are on display.
The Gallery is a distinctive, publicly accessible showcase for materials from the University of Florida, dedicated to highlighting the history of the Panama Canal, with emphasis on the Canal Zone and itspeople.