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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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Great way to spend a few hours

The museum has a permanent collection of great art (Monet, Renoir, etc,) and bronzes from ancient... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
Crowns of Glory

My wife and I went to view a special exhibition of hats. The crowns of glory worn by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hayden C
Saint Petersburg
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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.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3498
+1 727-896-2667
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has a permanent collection of great art (Monet, Renoir, etc,) and bronzes from ancient Asia along with some modern art. Great place, There are two temporary exhibits that change every few months and range from an exhibit of Hats to very modern art....More

1  Thank n2maps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to view a special exhibition of hats. The crowns of glory worn by the late-DOROTHY HEIGHT and others was a splendid sight. However there are other areas which caught our eye including the silver(sterling)ware display of the 1700s. The glass...More

Thank Hayden C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the choices of exhibits, permanent and new. It's close to the water and has a nice restaurant mainly for lunch

Thank Noanik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, well curated museum. Wonderful afternoon looking at beautiful things! My only issue? Parking which is a big problem

Thank viscontigirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've have always been impressed with St. Pete's Musuem of Fine Arts. Its a very classy museum, with numerous small rooms in art deco decor to fit the setting for period paintings. There are always temporary special show displays upstairs atht are impressive as well....More

1  Thank TDEATS
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visit started a little rocky. The Museum does not have its own parking. I found a metered parking spot across from Museum entrance.The parking meter defeated me until I asked a woman on the sidewalk how they worked. The Museum is amazing considering the size...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It has multi exhibits. A little something for everyone. Multi media, canvas, pottery, furniture. Plus, it gets special visiting exhibits.

Thank Wolflover16
Reviewed 5 August 2017

a smaller, more modest version of the art museums you will find in larger cities. Walkable and charming in its way. The Monet and the famous O'Keefe poppy are memorable. The other exhibits were organized loosely, covered a wide range of cultures and periods. Currently...More

Thank Guy N
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had a nice tour of this museum, which included a very iinteresting display by local artists and an African American hat collection while we were there. We lunched in the cafe, especially enjoying the homemade potato chips.

Thank 118commander
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Dorothy Heights exhibit was exceptional. To see this outstanding woman through her hat collection was an unique experience. Dorothy Heights was known indirectly by the hats she wore. Her achievement in the Civil Rights movement was well documented in the exhibit. The museum houses...More

Thank Estell S
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7 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
Barbara M
19 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
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