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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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A splendid permanent collection, plus a great exhibition on Star Wars costumes

The Museum is a hidden treasure with a splendid and wide-ranging permanent collection ranging from... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ian C
London, United Kingdom
Star Wars fans....a must to see this special exhibit on the costumes

A special exhibit of the costumes in the Star Wars movies is now on exhibit until April 1. This is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 6 days ago

The Museum is a hidden treasure with a splendid and wide-ranging permanent collection ranging from Greek and Asian art to European and American art, plus modern and contemporary art with galleries focussed on photography and glass and sculpture gardens, plus even a 18th century Regency...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A special exhibit of the costumes in the Star Wars movies is now on exhibit until April 1. This is a must fall all Star Wars fans. There are more than 60 costumes displayed, comments from actors and designers. The audio is good and there...More

Thank ritagram
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mueum is small by Chicago standards, but it did hold some interesting displays, and artwork. The artifacts were attractive, and varied. The museum will host a StarWars display starting this weekend which we would have loved to have visited, but we were a week...More

Thank Jacque D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good way to spend a quiet afternoon and some exquisite pieces! Reasonably priced and super friendly stafff and a fun gift store and gift store host!

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent an afternoon at this museum and it was very nice. It was a quiet day at the museum and we ended up the only people on the docent tour! This was ideal because our guide spent several hours with us...More

Thank MarinaDelReyMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regulars for lunch at the Museum Cafe.We sit outside under the umbrellas in the cool seasons but in hot weather we go inside. With floor to ceiling windows and a view of the bay with its ships and sails, lunch is a special...More

Thank leaseiden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiffany lamps were a favorite. Take 2 hours to see it all. Star Wars collection coming soon should be of interest to many who don’t go to museums often.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am not a big fan of fine art, though I enjoyed the paintings and the afternoon here; great activity on a hot day since of course it is air-conditioned inside. Many different types of paintings and sculptures. They were setting up for a wedding;...More

Thank Columbus321
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Was so looking forward to taking my sister to something she and I would enjoy. We both enjoy art museums. There was so little to see that we were in and out in record time. There was only one area with a few small rooms...More

Thank 426eileenmm
Reviewed 9 October 2017

They are probably trying to do too much with too little and should specialize more. I was disappointed in the scale and scope of the exhibits.

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5 October 2017|
Response from n2maps | Reviewed this property |
It is the first FULL weekend of the month so this month October 7 & 8 Enjoy!!
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