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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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Excellent collection, wonderful grounds

I am not an avid art lover, but I enjoy the Cummer Museum of Art. The art is impressive, and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sschank
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Beautiful visit before Irma

I met a friend here and had a fantastic day walking around looking at the exhibitions and sketching... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pam A
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Jacksonville, Florida
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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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829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204-3336
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not an avid art lover, but I enjoy the Cummer Museum of Art. The art is impressive, and the grounds are beautiful. Lovely place to spend an afternoon.

Thank sschank
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I met a friend here and had a fantastic day walking around looking at the exhibitions and sketching in the Gardens. The gardens are now destroyed due to the flooding from Irma. From what I understand the exhibitions and collection is fine. I plan to...More

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't really sure what to expect. We took our family of 6, which included a 3 year old, 2 teenagers and a preteen. There was something for everyone. The 3 year old enjoyed running around in the gardens, while the older kids enjoyed seeing...More

Thank scottine12
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a quality collection of art and special exhibits are changed fairly often. It is a reasonable fee esp. if you are over 65. There is an exceptional coffee and restaurant for a light afternoon lunch or treat. The gardens were lovely to walk...More

Thank moosekebear
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to bigger and better, but it is well worth time spent. In fact, I think my wife and I spent more time in the beautiful gardens right next to the St. Johns River, than inside looking at the beautiful art and old artifacts. Top...More

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Cummer for its wide variety of art and beautiful gardens. It's got a gorgeous view of the river and the city as well

Thank License2crop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely afternoon here, the gardens are lovely to walk around although won't take you very long, the food I. The cafe was also very good

Thank MumOfOne43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I work within easy walking distance of the museum. I visit every couple of weeks during my rare lunch breaks. I enjoy both the art and the building, and you can get a pretty good lunch there as well...

Thank shepparddf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit. Beautiful location, surprisingly varied exhibits, quality experience, including for young people.

Thank W7356DIjerryc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was working so I decided I would go and check out the Cummer Museum for the day! The lady at the front desk was very enthusiastic about the museum and after spending time there I can understand why! What a find in the...More

Thank Kelly S
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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
17 June 2016|
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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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staysinhotel
1 June 2016|
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Response from KatyD12345 | Reviewed this property |
We were there for approximately 90 minutes walking the gardens and the museum. However, I would a lot for two hours; maybe longer if you're bringing kids along. They have interactive activities for kids and even offer paint... More
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