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The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3336
+1 904-356-6857
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What a litte and surprising place!

If you ever go to Jacksonville, take a walk along the riverside for a visit at the Cummer Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dejalu
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Maarkedal, Belgium
Gorgeous Museum!

Stopped here before having dinner at Hawkers in Riverside. Stunning landscape and very cool art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nickimiller13
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New York City, New York
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Our mission is to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education.The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, built on the site of the home of Arthur and Ninah Cummer, opened its doors November 10, 1961. From Ninah Cummer's relatively small collection of sixty pieces that launched the museum, The Cummer's permanent collection has grown to over six thousand works of art encompassing eight thousand years of art history.
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“free admission” (35 reviews)
“on tuesdays” (20 reviews)
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829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3336
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"free admission"
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"permanent collection"
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"on tuesdays"
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"tuesday evenings"
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"italian garden"
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"children's area"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"changing exhibits"
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"johns river"
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"special exhibit"
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"every month"
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"nice collection"
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"gift shop"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you ever go to Jacksonville, take a walk along the riverside for a visit at the Cummer Museum. The garden, devided in different sections, inspired by famous European gardens architecture. Take a book with you, it's such a nice and quiet place to sit...More

Thank dejalu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here before having dinner at Hawkers in Riverside. Stunning landscape and very cool art. It is a very well maintained museum.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely museum worthy of a visit. Very family friendly. Permanent and visiting exhibits are always great, you can lounge in the gardens, neat, free, little craft boxes with paper and watercolor paint or pencils for the kids (and adults that are so inclined) to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our experience here!! My son who is 3 had an absolute fantastic time!! The restaurant following was great too and offered exactly what we needed!! Highly recommend!!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I loved visiting the Cummer. While it is certainly small compared to museums in the northeast, the museum has a lovely American and European collection. What drew me there was the Cummer's fantastic ukiyo-e or Japanese print collection. Additionally, what was great was the fact...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

It's embarrassing to admit, but we raced through in thirty minutes because we arrived at a late hour. It is accurate to say that we glimpsed everything in that time. It is true to say that we will return for a proper visit in the...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to the Cummer Museum. The last time I visited the museum it was May, 2017 and before Hurricane Irma. There are some closures to the outside gardens due to hurricane damage but it shouldn’t deter your visit. You can still...More

Thank Kelly S
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is a worthwhile museum. Although it lacks extremely famous artists, it has a very nice selection of art. It is compact, so not exhausting. The gardens are a high point with seating areas that provide an opportunity to appreciate the views. There are also...More

1  Thank HAMLETDETROIT
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Named after Cummer, the place has a nice garden on the itnercoastal, statues or monuments on the inside and some historical art pieces.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stayed in Ponte Vedra for a few days and decided to head to Jacksonville for a brewery tour and the river Walk! We actually got lost following the gps due to construction and exit closures and ended up coming in to the city right...More

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Dianne34567
6 March 2018|
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Response from Jan W | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure. They have a reciprocal entrance agreement with the Chicago Botanic Garden. If you are a member of your local Botanic garden, you might get in for free.
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Ebyrd01
23 April 2017|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
I believe you still can, but if you go to their website it has lots of details along with a contact email for specific questions to make sure. They have also had some events in the past in which participants were told to... More
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rebav1
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Response from KatyD12345 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely! They have an interactive section that's perfect for children. In addition, they offer paint kits that children take out to the gardens to sit and paint.
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