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Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 9.6mi
danpop's pictureby danpop History & Culture travel tip
added on the 15th of October, 2010
An amazing variety of exhibits, artwork and plants can be found in the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and we loved every minute of the tour we took part at.

We were absolutely starstruck by the huge, old cummer oak tree in the heart of the garden, surrounding the museum. It was amazing and to know that tree has been standing there for centuries. Mind-blowing.

We took a lot of pictures in the garden, it is beautiful, photography wasn't allowed in the museum, unfortunately. I highly recommend this museum. There are quite many locals and visitors taking tours in the museum so its not just me that enjoyed himself there.

Address:
829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204, USA

Price:
Admission is $10, free on Tuesdays.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sun: 10am to 4pm (until 5pm on Sat/Sun and on Tuesday till 9pm)

On the web:
http://www.cummer.org/

 
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