Known for its beaches and theme parks, Florida is also home to a variety of renowned museums offering a journey through art, history and science. These 5 most popular museums are must-see destinations for lovers of culture and history, providing enriching experiences for tourists and locals alike. (You can click on the names of the museums to see their location on the map)
1. Salvador Dalí Museum – St. Petersburg The Dalí Museum is a spectacle of surrealist art in St. Petersburg. With the largest collection of Dalí’s works outside of Europe, this museum presents a fascinating exhibition that immerses visitors in the mind of the iconic artist. — Read our other post about this museum here —
2. The Ringling – Sarasota The Ringling in Sarasota is much more than an art museum; It is a complete experience. Featuring an extensive collection of classical and contemporary art, the museum is complemented by landscaped gardens, the Circus Museum and the historic Ca’ d’Zan mansion.
3. Orlando Science Center – Orlando The Orlando Science Center offers an educational and entertaining adventure for all ages. With interactive exhibits, science experiments, telescopes, and a planetarium, it invites visitors to explore science in a fun, hands-on way.
4. Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) – Miami Located in the heart of Miami, the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a showcase of contemporary art. With stunning architecture and a diverse collection that includes international and local art, this museum is a must-see stop for modern art lovers.
5. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – Cape Canaveral The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is much more than a museum. Immerse yourself in America’s space history with fascinating exhibits, tours of historic facilities, and the chance to meet real spacecraft. — On this other post, we tell you more about this amazing place —
These 5 most popular museums in Florida represent the cultural diversity and rich history of Florida, offering visitors a unique look at different forms of art, science and history. There are more, obviously, from art museums to small spaces full of history like the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum which it’s amazing and it’s free!
Which other museum in Florida would you recommend?