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Tampa Museum of Art

120 W, Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 813-274-8130
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The best part about this Museum is the building itself.

Quite disappointed by my visit at this Museum. The building itself is really beautiful, however... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
JoeDassin1
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Not a lot to see but worth a visit

We went to the museum to see the photo realism exhibit. My husband, who is more familiar with the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
greyhoundgal2015
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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This museum's impressive collection includes contemporary art as well as Greek and Roman antiquities.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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120 W, Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Quite disappointed by my visit at this Museum. The building itself is really beautiful, however, the exhibits are very limited and eclectic. A maximum of 30-45 min is sufficient to see it all. I would generally not recommend this Museum, however, there so little to...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went to the museum to see the photo realism exhibit. My husband, who is more familiar with the genre was disappointed. It was very educational for me but he felt as if the art was not the best representation for each artist. He had...More

Thank greyhoundgal2015
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The exibits are world-class and local at the same time. The gift shop is a great find. The restaurant is surprisingly good.

Thank auntaudge
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The museum had great exhibits and it was free!! After walking down the river walk and it being extremely hot, we stopped in the art museum and was glad we did. It was beautiful and it cooled us off for awhile. Would definitely visit again.

Thank T K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place has been around since 1979, home to many antiquities and Contemporary art. Located on the banks of the Hillsborough River in Downtown Tampa. Went here with the family we all had a fantastic day.

Thank AndyLewsion79
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited the museum with my friend who is a local but neither of us had ever been. We both did the college student admission (free admission w/ an ID). Really awesome that they have that program set up. I personally LOVED the photorealism exhibit....More

Thank PineappleRatings
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The TMA is a fun and interesting place to go. My wife and I did enjoy the exhibit of art from local artists. We also enjoyed the small permanent collection of ancient artifacts from Greece, Rome, Egypt etc. The collection is a small but good...More

Thank Yosef S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There's something outstanding about the TMA: its design. For architecture aficionados, it's borderline pornographic, and it transcends its own purpose as an structure to become a work of art in itself. Which is admittedly quite cool for little Tampa. At night, it seems to float...More

Thank Milos_Hrma
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My 16 year old son and I were looking for things to do in Tampa since we didn't really plan anything outside is kicking day camp, we found the art museum in Tampa and although it was quaint and didn't take much time it was...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I called the front desk and the staff member did not understand my request. Instead of being patient and backtracking she was pretty rude and said " I don't know what you're talking about!" It was quite disappointing and uninviting.

Thank anastasia332
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greyhoundgal2015
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Response from Yosef S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I was there in the summer.
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Response from ifreakinloveyou | Reviewed this property |
If you don't stop to read much, I'd say an hour would be enough.
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11 October 2015|
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Response from tjm1946 | Reviewed this property |
There is a rotating exhibit space plus a space with scupltures and antiquities. The balcony has a modern art sculpture in bronze on it. The first floor is floor-to-ceiling windows which let in a lot of light into the main... More
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