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Museum of Fine Arts

255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3498
+1 727-896-2667
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Eh, I mean go if your really bored.

The art here was mediocre at best. Really boring. There was one enjoyable gallery, but many of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chelle_Therese
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Nice building and location but small collection

The St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts is a decent, but not outstanding museum, perhaps typical of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DACETC
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Naples, Florida
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From a legendary permanent collection, to compelling traveling exibitions, the MFA is ready to inspire with diverse and ever-changing opportunities to experience art. Discover over 4,500 years of civilization in thousands of objects ranging from antiquity to the present- the only comprehensive art collection of its kind on Florida's west coast.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3498
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The art here was mediocre at best. Really boring. There was one enjoyable gallery, but many of the paintings didn't engine any feeling, and were just of random rich people. The building itself didn't have much to offer either. Go if it's a boring rainy...More

Thank Chelle_Therese
SusaninFLA, Director of Marketing at Museum of Fine Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Chelle, I am sorry you found our Museum collection boring. We receive such stellar reviews every day that when we get one that is less than stellar, it's always a bit unsettling. Our collection spans over 4,500 of history with our oldest piece a sculpture...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts is a decent, but not outstanding museum, perhaps typical of a medium-sized city. It sits right on the water and a lovely location and is obviously well-funded.For me, the best part of the exhibition was a surprise: Dorothy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is really lovely. It is fantastically located near the water in downtown St. Pete and boasts a permanent collection that is diverse, provocative and beautiful. We were there on a Monday and I cannot recommend that day enough- we virtually had the place...More

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SusaninFLA, Director of Marketing at Museum of Fine Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your beautiful review of the MFA. Our collection spans over 4,500 years of history and is laid out in twenty different rooms. Mrs. Stuart, who founded the Museum in 1965, wanted it to feel more like a home that just a large...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting the MFA, quite a range of artwork and some really wonderful pieces. Nice gift shop with excellent gifts and souvenirs. A quite and cool respite from a hot afternoon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little small, but has a solid permanent collection and interesting travelling exhibits. I was there when an exhibit on the hats of a Civil Rights lady was on display and it was really good. Well worth the time and money to visit. This museum...More

Thank Ishtar917
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Pete is an “art Town” – who knew! We discovered St. Pete to be a lovely town with a civic-minded Mayor and citizenry that promotes and supports the arts and developing small business owners – and it really shows and is really nice to...More

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SusaninFLA, Director of Marketing at Museum of Fine Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very nice review of the Museum of Fine Arts. We are proud of our collection, which spans over 4,500 years of history, and are pleased to be part of the City's history of growing into the Arts Community it now has...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Sunday there was a piano concert including 9 Scott Joplin pieces. Went back and spent hours wandering the eclectic collection.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ive come here several times. They get some very interesting exhibits. Their website is very easy to use to see if you would like the current exhibitions. As a member of other museums in South Florida, you can complimentary admission here. It is worth a...More

Thank brianinboca
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife and I visited there and I don't regret we did. They have nice exhibits in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are expecting a NYC, DC or Chicago size and quality museum, you will be a let down for you... It's St Pete. It...More

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SusaninFLA, Director of Marketing at Museum of Fine Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thomas, The Museum of Fine Arts has a huge collection that spans over 4,500 years of art history. The MFA is always open for families with children and we have even created a Kids' Tour on our MFA App - Viewpoint. We do not have...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in the heart of downtown on Beach drive, among several majestic old trees. The inside is modern and very nicely put together.More

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SusaninFLA, Director of Marketing at Museum of Fine Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and giving us five stars! The MFA is proud to be a part of downtown St. Petersburg for over 52 years and to serve the community by engaging, educating and exciting the community by...More

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Llhettinger
6 March 2017|
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Response from SusaninFLA | Property representative |
Adults: $17 Seniors (65+) and Military with ID: $15 Collect Students with current ID: $10 Youth (7-18); $10 (6 and under are free) Group tour pricing available $5 admission after 5 pm every Thursday
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Barbara M
18 December 2015|
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Response from SusaninFLA | Property representative |
Please visit our website or our Facebook page for updates on all current exhibitions. That exhibition was a traveling show that was here for a few months only. Susan Robertson, Director of Marketing, MFA
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jzg295
10 June 2015|
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Response from SusaninFLA | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Yes, there is parking on the south side of our building and FREE spaces on the West side that are marked MFA Parking Only. There are also meters - 2 hour limit on Beach Drive and 3 hour limit on Bayshore... More
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