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The Dali Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: An unparalleled collection of Salvador Dali artworks, spanning his life and career, featuring works in many media. #TheDali
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

While planning a trip to Orlando I came across the Dali museum in St Petersburg. It was about 90 minutes from where we were staying in Orlando. I am not an artist and claim no particular knowledge of Art. I have always admired some of Dali's surrealism works and find them to be thkught provoking. The museum is home to 96 original works, the largest collection outside of Europe. The museum offers free listening devices to enter in numbers of the works and learn more about a particular work of art. The units are simple to use and the sound quality is good. The staff is very helpful in explaining the units. The museum also has docents that will provide a free 40 minute tour. The insights provide some greater depth to the experience. We used the audio devices and joined a docent tour. Our anticipated 90 minute trip expanded to four hours. Additionally I would highly recommend the cafe at the museum, our meals were fabulous. Easily the best food I have enjoyed while at a museum.

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

I love art. Not from a critiquing standpoint, just a novice "that's interesting" or "what's the story here" point of view. So coming here was more than a surprise for me. I walked around myself (I came with someone but she walked around herself) and was completely enthralled by the collection of pieces and photographs. I found Dali"s life itself very interesting and knew I would leave with an interest in learning more. I will also come back and take the guided tour because from the little bits I overheard in passing, it only added to an already outstanding experience.
On short my time there was outstanding and I look forward to returning to further educate and familiarize myself. My only grip would be that onsite parking is $10. I didn't park there, I parked in a garage up the block for $5. I just wish if you're parking to go to the museum anyway, that after paying the $10 in the lot that once you went inside and paid your entry fee ($24) at least $5 would be credited since your intent is to visit the museum anyway. But, unfortunately, they do not. It's still a great experience. There's a little cafe for food and drinks and a gift shop with very nice prints and replicas.

Thank Jerome M
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

I never really understood Dali,that was until I visited the museum and had a guided tour. What a revelation.

Thank michael624
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This is the whole package. The intriguing building (infinity staircase looks like a coiled spring, plus two asymmetrical geodesic domes), interesting garden and a Fibonacci patio, very well done special exhibit of Schiaparelli and her association with (among others) Dali, plus an astounding permanent Dali collection. Well interpreted, plenty of docents around. We took the architecture tour, excellent! Word of warning - they don’t seem to limit how many visitors are there at once, so it can get pretty crowded.

Thank Wayne-Librarian
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Never fails to impress me, no matter how many times I visit. Truly one of the best art museums in the state of Florida. A great collection of the master Salvador Dali's collection, no other art museum in America offers such a collection in one session/trip. You must stop at the museum when traveling through St. Petersburg.

Thank Ponch84
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