One of the best ways to learn about a destination is to see its cultural venues -Central Florida has plenty of them. Guru has selected the museums that represent Central Florida’s culture and all its diversity. He ensured that all of them are just a short ride away!
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Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens
633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, Florida 32789
Phone:(407) 647-6294
Explore the inspired world of internationally acclaimed Albin Polasek on the beautiful grounds of his estate. and contemplate rare works of art. Adults: $5, Seniors $4, Students $3.
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Central Florida Railroad Museum
101 South Boyd Street winter garden, Fl.
Phone:(407) 656-0559
This historical display includes a mixture of local, state, and national railroad souvenirs and mementos, which belong to the Central Florida Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Free entrance.
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City of Orlando Public Arts
City Hall 400 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32802
Phone:(407) 246-2121
Let it lift your spirits, knowing this art is continually improving your community and will for centuries to come. Public art beautifies and defines a city. It adds chic and refinement to neighborhoods and gives artists an opportunity to both shine and give back to their communities.
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Cornell Fine Arts Museum
1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone:(407) 646-2526
Is one of Florida's finest small art museums. Exhibiting 8-10 innovative shows each year, and housing more than 5,000 objects in its permanent collection ranging from ancient to contemporary. Open Tues.-Fri. 10 am to 5 pm close Monday. Adults: $5, Students: Free with ID.
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Harry P. Leu Gardens
1920 N. Forest Ave. Orlando ,Fl 32803
Phone:(407) 246-2620
Take a guided tour of the Leu House Museum, a restored late nineteenth-century home that began as a Florida farmhouse. At the Garden House, take a quiet break and enjoy the romantic view of Lake Rowena. Free admission (excluding tour groups) on Monday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Adults: $5.00, Children (K-12): $1.00.
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Holocaust Memorial Museum
851 N. Maitland Avenue. Maitland , Fl 32751
Phone:(407) 628-0555
This is one of the oldest Holocaust museums in the nation, founded in 1982. The Museum consists of a permanent exhibit hall, a 6,000 volume library, traveling exhibits, a film series, and community programs. Free parking. Free admision.
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Kissimmee Air Museum
233 N Hoagland Blvd. Kissimee, Fl. 34741
Phone:(407) 870-7366
The museum has on display aircraft and small arms from the United States, Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom, most of which date back to World War II.
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Maitland Art Center and Museum
231 W. Packwood Ave, Maitland, FL 32751
Phone:(407) 539-2181
Founded by the architect Jules Andre Smith In 1937. Smith both designed and carved the walls in Mayan and Aztec motifs, intermingled with traditional floral and garden scenes. Today, the Maitland Art Center is a busy place for resident and student artists. Adults: $3, Seniors and children: $2.
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Maitland History Museum
221 W. Packwood Ave, Maitland, FL 32751
Phone:(407) 539-2181
What united these people that founded our institutions? These pioneers were creative, innovative, entrepreneurial, and visionary. The Maitland Historical Museum offers the permanent exhibition, Legacies: Creativity and Innovation, along with changing exhibitions in its front gallery experience.
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Mennello Museum of American Art
900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803
Phone:(407) 246-4278
Aims to preserve, exhibit and celebrate the permanent collection of rare paintings by folk artist Earl Cunningham, (1893 - 1977). His paintings were donated by Michael A. and Marilyn L. Mennello (First Lady of the Arts). This contribution is the largest collection in existence of Cunningham's artwork. Beautiful Sculpture Gardens surround the museum.