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Modernism Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Memphis show was up with pieces that could have been in the Museum of modern Art in new York... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nancileew
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Skyline View, Pennsylvania
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Awesome Experience

Thanks to the wonderful people who work in this very special place we had a great time. The two of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
D-n-P-Global
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Modernism Museum is dedicated to showcasing the inspiration and design creativity in the largest known collection of Modernist art by some of the most iconic and influential American masters of the craft. The Museum offers an unprecedented...more
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145 E 4th Ave, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5533
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Memphis show was up with pieces that could have been in the Museum of modern Art in new York city The young man who sold us tickets was an art historian and was dazzling us with information about the pieces. The artists and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the wonderful people who work in this very special place we had a great time. The two of them gave us a tour and explained every exhibit of David Bowie’s collection.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a small but visionary museum for this historic town. The "Memphis" display of this form of modernism was excellent. The actual David Bowie owned items were a rare treat and the history of this international design group was informative coupled with a 20...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

This cute little downshop shop does not carry the predictable, but rather unexpected and delightful goodies -- and at reasonable (though not inexpensive) prices.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

What an amazing find this museum was! As a David Bowie fan, I was not expecting to find such a unique exhibit in this quaint little town. We just came for a visit one day and wandered into this Modernism Museum. Bowie's personal furniture was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BeckandKev
Brock L, Manager at Modernism Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit, Beck and Kev. We really appreciate your gracious review and the 5 stars, thank you.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Stumbled onto this modern art exhibit by accident. I was attracted by David Bowie’s picture. Then, I learned this was the largest collection of his modern (Memphis) furniture ever exhibited. It was furniture that would fit into many eclectic contemporary homes today. The 20-minute film...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brock L, Manager at Modernism Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thanks for visiting the Modernism Museum. We really appreciate your kind comments and five star review. Thank you

Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place and the displays are second to none. the Memphis group design/creations are absolutely amazing and a must see. David Bowie's pieces are breathtaking as well. the staff is ultra friendly and knowledgable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank massoudmoradi
Brock L, Manager at Modernism Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for visiting the Museum and we certainly appreciate your gracious 5 star review.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

My boyfriend and I went to Mt. Dora for him to show me around and this was the 1st place he took me. The collection in there is amazing and the small tour we had was great we got to learn about a lot of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Miranda R
Brock L, Manager at Modernism Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Miranda, thanks for visiting the Museum and we appreciate your kind review.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

While visiting Mt. Dora today, a lovely necklace in a window display caught my eye. When I stopped to give it a closer look, I also noticed some pictures of David Bowie, who I was a huge fan of back in the day. That was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chakkuri
Brock L, Manager at Modernism Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We really appreciate your visit to the Museum and the kind review.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is small but there are some interesting items and it turned out being a fun stop. We especially like Ms. Mary Ann she had a lot of information, including where to go for happy hour (we took her advice it was fantastic).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leeshajoy
Brock L, Manager at Modernism Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thanks for visiting the Museum, we appreciate you kind review.

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Response from courtneytraveler | Reviewed this property |
It is $8 for adults to view the actual Modernism Museums exhibit but the gift shop across the street has no charge.
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