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Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery

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Address: 1300 Hendry St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2819
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+1 239-332-5055
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Located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in downtown Fort Myers,...

Located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in downtown Fort Myers, Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery is inspires individuals to discover and explore the power of their creative potential through arts, sports and educational programs based on the Olympic values. Olympians stand as positive roles models on a course to successful living through art and sport. Their stories and creative works as well as Olympic memorabilia are waiting to be discovered.

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This museum was very interesting when it was open and a lot of people were disappointed when it was decided that the space could be used for other purposes being on the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Maryteresa P
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

This museum was very interesting when it was open and a lot of people were disappointed when it was decided that the space could be used for other purposes being on the Caloosahatchee

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

Well done. Nice to see what the worlds best athletes are up to in their spare time

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 27 February 2012

Parking a problem, building set over the river, nice views. Some Olympians have talent beyond their sport prowess, but for most art talent is not their strong suit. Of course there are exceptions, shown in the occasional special exhibits.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

A beautiful building and a great view from the second story is why this place got and points. Entering is expensive considering most are in the area is free, and most of the art is pretty bad.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Far better than expected, with some very good art work

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Reviewed 24 May 2011

The Art of the Olympians is housed in a wonderfully renovated white stucco building on the waterfront in Fort Myers at 1300 Hendry Street. The first floor gallery has an expansive view of the Caloosahachtee River. On this level are displays of equipment and memorabilia of various Olympians on a rotating basis. Visitors might see track shoes, speed skating suits,... More 

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