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“Small museum, rainy day activity”

Marietta Museum-Art & Whimsy
Ranked #16 of 143 things to do in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Closed for the summer Reopening November 24, 2017 (the day after Thanksgiving)
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Brought our kids. It is whimsical, but I felt like I had to keep a close eye on the kiddos. There is a garden outback that we could relax a bit and let the kids go.

There aren't many rainy day activities in Sarasota, so it's worth stopping in.

1  Thank SK_living
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

See the alligators and go for an airboat ride. The bird walk is a great place to see flamingos. Fun for the family

Thank gotoireland
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

The displays are all well done, and bright & cheery. Everyone working there are very helpful and friendly. One lady even suggested taking our picture with the "Flying Pigs" sculptures! Great picture. For a really relaxing and enjoyable time don't miss this priceless jewel -- and it was within walking distance of our hotel.

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is just a wonderland and fun place to be. There is no set admission, but they encourage donations. Beautiful gardens, whimsical garden sculptures, a museum with all kinds of 'happy' art. My friends and I like to meet here, just to sit in the gardens and visit, soaking up all the positive energy that this place offers!

1  Thank Ticasue
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Free Admission but they do accept donations. Totally unique art, sculpture, and whimsical items will amaze inside (including the bathrooms) and outside in the parking lot and the gardens. Kind of expected it to be "tacky" but it definitely was not. Plan on nearly an hour to see it all. Understand that they're closing for the summer for expansion. Worth waiting for.

2  Thank Gail T
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