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Polk Museum of Art

800 E Palmetto St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5529
+1 863-688-7743
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Nice outing with my teens

We were looking for something to do with my college students. Heard about this museum through word... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
mtt1220
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Oviedo, Florida
Wonderful local art museum

We went to the museum during a two day visit to Lakeland and enjoyed it immensely. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Bob C
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Winter Springs, Florida
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Polk Museum of Art With a diverse exhibition schedule, dynamic event calendar, and comprehensive educational programming, you will find Polk Museum of Art is truly more than an art museum. Don’t let the Polk Museum of Art’s free price tag fool you...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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800 E Palmetto St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5529
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+1 863-688-7743
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"free admission"
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"sculpture garden"
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"shares the parking lot"
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"photo exhibit"
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"local students"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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"nice collection"
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"unique items"
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"florida southern college"
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

We were looking for something to do with my college students. Heard about this museum through word of mouth. Lovely little museum. 2 of the exhibits were being redone, so there was really only the outside sculpture garden, 2 galleries and a photopgrapy exhibit. Would...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We went to the museum during a two day visit to Lakeland and enjoyed it immensely. There are multiple areas devoted to differing themes or subjects. The Rembrandt area had excellent paintings while also being very informative on Rembrandt and his history. The area I...More

1  Thank Bob C
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

First time to this Museum. The art was very interesting and enjoyable. Loved the room where young local artist's work was displayed. The second floor art/photos brought out so much emotion. It was a great way to spend a Friday afternoon.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Don't miss Polk Museum of Art. The downstairs exhibits change consistently… If you had a week where it's not your favorite-head upstairs to the end, exhibit. Every age needs to see this one. I bought the coffee table back it was so fascinating. The giftshop...More

1  Thank Betty M. M
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

This little museum in Lakeland is a hidden gem. Well organized, and absolutely free, it exhibits an often surprising combination of local and classical art. They even have a patio with a few pieces and a small store. Attendants are polite to a fault, and...More

1  Thank Milos_Hrma
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This small art museum is free to visit, and the art work on display was wonderful! The staff was friendly, and several offered to take a family photo for us with our camera for a keepsake (which was very thoughtful and appreciated). Lakeland is a...More

1  Thank DeeLovingLife
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Always a pleasant visit. Great works of art , great discussions , children activities, nice open spaces to view the art. Visiting art and displays rotate often. Worth a visit for yourself. Also shares the parking lot with the Lakeland Library. Win, win.

2  Thank Carltonowen
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We travel a lot and always take in a museum or two. The Polk is one of our favorites. The exhibit selection is wonderful and very nicely displayed.

1  Thank Smoke_Eater3
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

Free enterance or give a donation. Cute to spend about an hour or two depending if you like to see art. They have a small gift shop as well.

Thank Jeanmarie E
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

There are so many things going on at the museum: gallery art, lectures, etc. Lots to do and see and we are so fortunate to have the museum in Lakeland

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