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Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4429
+1 407-647-6294
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Tranquil and artistic

For those who don't recognize the name Albin Polasek visit his sculpture garden and museum to learn... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joepg629
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Jacksonville, Florida
Great afternoon visit !

After living in Winter Park for 45 years we finally visited this museum and gardens . We will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
skmcguire1968
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Winter Park, Florida
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Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens holds an art collection focusing primarily on American representational sculpture, with over 200 works by Czech-born American sculptor Albin Polasek. The museum also offers guided tours of the historic Polasek residence and chapel, an outdoor sculpture garden and a gift shop. The museum is the retirement home of 2004 Artists Hall of Fame recipient Albin Polasek, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of only 30 members of the National Trust’s Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4429
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For those who don't recognize the name Albin Polasek visit his sculpture garden and museum to learn about this incredible artist and human being. The museum is housed in what was Polasek's house.It is not large so there are no stairs to maneuver or long...More

Thank Joepg629
Reviewed 1 week ago

After living in Winter Park for 45 years we finally visited this museum and gardens . We will definitely not wait this long for our next visit ! Our docent Marty was very knowledgeable and spent quality time telling interesting stories about the sculptor ....More

Thank skmcguire1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place - was recommended by our 'captain' on the boat tour - he was not wrong We actually arrived fifteen minutes before they closed but the staff were so kind and let us visit. The gallery itself was dedicated to the anniversary...More

Thank Tigersouthernbabe
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just by luck went to the Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden as they were wrapping up a week of Winter Park Paint Out event. The works were displayed throughout the museum, with the artists there to discuss their work. What a treat! Then...out to the...More

Thank ladyfishFlorida
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The guide was wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the artist and his life. Beautiful setting. Lovely views. Winter Park is a lovely community and the shops and restaurants are great too. Makes a great day trip Signage to find the museum could be a bit better

Thank Walter T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Be sure to see the Polasek Home and notice his amazing hand carved nativity! Lovely grounds and on a pretty Florida day a great spot for shutterbugs.

Thank Christina P
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We recently visited the museum and gardens and had a wonderful, knowledgeable docent to guide us through Polasek house/studio, The extent of the collection is vast and with the commentary really gives a visitor an understanding of this artist and his life. There is also...More

Thank 90fan
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a small museum, offering a tour of the house, but we did not take advantage of that, due to time limitations. The current exhibit, by Haitian Mystic Frantz Zephirin is fascinating. This exhibit ends April 16, 2017. The gardens, with numerous sculptures, are...More

Thank schwartzapn
Reviewed 7 March 2017

this studio/home/garden evokes the spirit of an inspiring life. albin polasek came to this country as an anonymous immigrant and became a celebrated sculptor. a stroke paralyzing him on one side did not stop him from continuing along this path.

Thank waverlymuse
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The museum was the home and workshop of Czech artist and sculptor Albin Polasek. The admission price is very modest and a guided tour is available at no additional cost. The guide is extremely knowledgeable and personable and the 45 minute tour was interesting and...More

Thank Rita M
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Renee N
27 November 2016|
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Response from Polasek | Property representative |
Hi Renee, If you head east from the museum (turning left instead of right when you leave), you'll find plenty other restaurant options.
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WayneOrlando
21 February 2015|
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Response from midgeo | Reviewed this property |
It was $4 for seniors. I believe the admission price is on their website. It's often under "Plan your visit."
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Issa I
21 February 2015|
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Response from jim h | Reviewed this property |
Adults $5.
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