MUSEUMS

 

Metro Tampa Bay

Museums & Galleries

 

Salvador Dali Museum

The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg
 
 

Museums


Florida International Museum

244 2nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg, half block west of BayWalk

(727) 341-7900

www.floridamuseum.org

Offers unique and educational exhibits from around the world. A Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. Hours: Mon.- Closed, Tues – Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun 12 noon – 5 p.m. General Admission: Adult: $10 Senior/Military/College Student: $8 Youth (6 – 18): $5 Under 6: FREE


Gulf Beaches Historical Museum

115 10th Ave., St. Petersburg Beach

(727) 552-1610

www.gulfbeachsmuseum.com

Traces the rich history of the barrier islands running north from St. Petersburg. Displays special exhibits of historical topics of interest. Hours: October – May, Thurs. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4p.m.;  June – September, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sundays open all year 1 p.m. -4 p.m. Admission: FREE


Florida Holocaust Museum

55 5th Street South, St. Petersburg

(727) 820-0100

www.flholocaustmuseum.org

The fourth largest Holocaust museum in the United States. Historical art and cultural exhibits. Hours: Mon. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Last admission is at 4 p.m. Admission: Adults: $16 College Students: $10 (USF free with ID) Seniors: $14 Students under 18: $8 Under 6: FREE


The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

5401 Bay Shore Rd., Sarasota

(941) 359-5700

www.ringling.org

Beautifully landscaped grounds where circus creator John Ringling and his wife Mable lived in the 1920s. Includes their 30-room winter residence, Art Museum of European and American collections, and the Museum of the Circus. Built on the waters of Sarasota Bay. Hours: Everyday 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission: Adults: $25, Seniors (65+): $20, Students: $5, Children 6-17: $5, Under 6: FREE


Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

600 Klosterman Rd., Tarpon Springs

(727) 712-5762

www.spcollege.edu/museum

This museum focuses on the lifelong works by Abraham Rattner, his stepson Allen Leepa and independent artist Esther Gentle. The museum also features traveling and student exhibitions on a regular basis. Hours: Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8p.m. Sun. 1 – 5 p.m. Admission: Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children, members and students with ID: FREE, Sun. Suggested donation of $5


Museum Of Fine Arts

255 Beach Dr. N.E., St. Petersburg

(727) 896-2667

www.fine-arts.org

This Mediterranean style museum is located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. Showcases antiques, historical furnishings, crystal, paintings, and sculptures. Houses collections from artists such as Cezanne, Fragonard, Fauguin, Monet, and Renior. Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Adults: $17 Seniors (65+): $15, College Students with ID: $10, Children (7- 18): $10, Under 6: FREE


MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry)

4801 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa

(813) 987-6000

www.mosi.org

Largest science center in the Southeast, home of the first IMAX™ Dome Theatre in Florida. Get blown away in the Gulf Coast Hurricane. Cruise the galaxy in The Saunders Planetarium. Stroll through BioWorks Butterfly Garden. More than 450 hands-on activities. Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Open year round. Admission: Adult: (13 – 59) $21.95, Senior: (60+) $19.95, Child: (2 – 12) $17.95, Under 2: FREE


Salvador Dali Museum

1000 3rd. St. South, St. Petersburg

(727) 823-3767

www.thedali.org

A collection of Salvador Dali’s paintings, drawings, graphics, sculptures and objects. One of the largest and most comprehensive exhibits of Dali’s artwork. Hours:  Daily, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m. -8:00 p.m. , Sun 12 – 5:30 p.m.Admission: Adults: $21 Seniors: (65+): $19 Teachers with ID, Military, Police, Fire: $19 Children 13-17 & Students 18+ w/ID – $15, Children 6-12 – $7, Children 5 & younger – FREE, After 5 p.m. on Thursday – $10.


St. Petersburg Museum of History

335 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg

(727) 894-1052

www.spmoh.org

The third oldest Historical Society in Florida, offers guests a chance to view the history of St. Petersburg. Take a stroll down memory lane in a Walk Through Time Gallery or fly away in the history of flight in the First Flight Gallery. Hours: Tues. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Adults: $15 Seniors (60+): $12 Students with ID: $9 Children (6-17): $9 Under 6: FREE


Tampa Bay History Center

801 Old Water St., Tampa

(813) 228-0097

www.tampabayhistorycenter.org

Take a peek behind the scenes of a regional history museum. Learn about collecting, preserving, and interpreting and exhibiting artifacts. Offering a glimpse into the fascinating heritage of the region. The TBHC enriches our community and nurtures a greater appreciation for Tampa culture and history. Hours: Everyday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Adults: $12.95 Seniors (65+), Youths (13,17) and Students with ID: $10.95 Children (4-12): $7.95 Under 3: FREE


Tampa Museum of Art

2306 N. Howard Ave., Tampa

(813) 274-8130

www.tampamuseum.org

Fine permanent collection of contemporary American paintings, 19th and 20th century photography, and Greek and Roman antiquities. Frequent changing exhibitions. Hours: Mon – Thurs 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Friday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Sat – Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Adults – $10  Seniors, Florida Educators – $7.50  Active Military (plus guest) – $7.50 each  Students – $5  Children 6 & under – FREE.
 

 

 


Galleries


Baisden Gallery

442 W. Grand Central Ave, Tampa

(813) 250-1511

www.baisdengallery.com

Featuring paintings, sculptures and glass pieces by contemporary artists such as Derek Gores, Jennifer & David Clancy, Louis Sclafani, Shelly Muzylowski Allen and Albert Murillo. Hours: Tues. – Thurs. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sat. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. or by appointment.


Clayton Galleries

4105 S. MacDill Ave, Tampa

(813) 831-3753

www.claytongalleries.net

A contemporary mix of regional artists such as Peter Brown, Jeanne Cameron, Robin Cody, Delores Coe, Benjamin Dimmitt, Bruce Marsh, David Adix, Lynn Davison and more. Hours: Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Florida Craftsmen Gallery

501 Central Ave, St. Petersburg

(727) 821-7391

www.floridacraftsmen.net

Gallery of fine craft pieces including glass, metal, porcelain, clay and more. Hours: Mon. – Sat 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Hoffman Porges Home Port Gallery

6170 U.S. 41 Business, Apollo Beach, FL

(813) 247-2000

www.hpartgallery.com

Formly in Ybor City, and recently relocated in Apollo Beach features fine art, cool  posters, picture framing and corporate art consulation. Hours: Mon  by appointment  Tues – Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Sun Closed


Syd Entel Galleries

247 Main St., Safety Harbor

(727)493-4341

www.sydentelgalleries.com

Through an emphasis on education, this gallery has a wide display of contemporary art and stunning glass sculptures. Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. or by appointment


 

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