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Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

400 N Ashley Dr, Cube 200, Tampa, FL 33602-4300
+1 813-221-2222
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Small, hidden gem

Extremely nice woman greeted us and went to a lot of trouble to determine if our other museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony R
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Winter Haven, Florida
One of the poorest photographic collection ever visited

The place should not be paying. Arranged on two floors of narrow offices and corridors (see photos... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Pixelia
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Annecy-le-Vieux, France
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400 N Ashley Dr, Cube 200, Tampa, FL 33602-4300
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"interesting exhibits"
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"exhibits change"
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"downtown tampa"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely nice woman greeted us and went to a lot of trouble to determine if our other museum memberships would provide free admission. A small museum on two floors of an office building, the three exhibits were interesting and well-displayed. As the exhibits change, we...More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tony, Thank you for your kind words! Our exhibition change about every 3-4 months in the larger galleries and then every month or so in the Community Gallery. Hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, The FMoPA Team

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The place should not be paying. Arranged on two floors of narrow offices and corridors (see photos) does not allow you to have a correct distance to look at the exposed photos. If the external architecture of the building is superb, the collection of the...More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hello, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to FMoPA. We try our best to exhibit photography in our unique setup in the Cube. I hope you will consider joining us for a free artist talk or exhibition opening on...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This museum resides on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the Cube building in downtown Tampa. Not a big museum. I believe we were here about an hour viewing the permanent exhibit plus the visiting exhibit of Cuba in black and white. So enjoyed the...More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for the kind review and rating! Hope to see you again soon at FMoPA for another exhibition or a photography class.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

If you are a photographer, this place is a must. But the frustration level to find it is very high. It took us two tries to find the front access door. Not signs or directions. Even the localised asked didn't know where the place was....More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We are working with management to approve better signage for the building, but are grateful for your feedback on this matter. Looking forward to seeing you again soon at FMoPA!

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

At first, the thought of a museum for photographic art staggered my imagination. Why haven't I heard of this before? Well, it took people in Tampa a long time to establish the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. It happened in 2001 when an attorney, an...More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Taylor, Thank you for sharing the history of FMoPA! We appreciate your thoughtful review and hope to see you again soon at the museum. Sincerely, The FMoPA Team

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The museum is set on a couple of floors in a really lovely ultra modern building. The building is worth seeing as well as the Museum! Wonderful current show of Baby Boomer portraits...very well done - interesting as well as really excellent portraits. Also on...More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Catriona, Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We so enjoyed having you at FMoPA and are happy that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you'll visit us again soon! Sincerely, The FMoPA Team

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The staff is helpful and some of their special exhibits are quite lovely. It's a place to go only if you appreciate good photography. They also have good workshops. The building is wide open and nice but a little hard to get to--the parking I...More

1  Thank Meg S
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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear Meg, Thank you so much for your kind review and feedback! We invite you to join us for a Fourth Friday which features Pay As You Choose admission and different artist lectures and exhibition openings. Hope to see you again soon at FMoPA! Sincerely,...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

I've experienced FMoPA as a student (taking a photography seminar), and visitor, enjoying exhibits. It's a must-visit destination for Florida residence, and those visiting from out of town. A Tampa gem!

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your review and rating! We are happy that you have had a positive experience at FMoPA and encourage you to visit us again soon for more workshops and exciting exhibitions at the museum. Sincerely, The FMoPA Team

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This smallish museum has been growing in Tampa for a few years. It is beautifully and strategically located in the center of the museum district beside Riverwalk and has an interesting collection of photographs some of which are over 100 years old. The museum has...More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review and rating! We appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon at FMoPA. Sincerely, The FMoPA Team

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Hard to find, horrible parking. The good I will say is they do have some interesting exhibits and staff is very helpful.More

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FMoPA_Manager, Manager at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hello, We are sorry to hear that you had a difficult time finding us! We have been working with building management to have signage put up on the outside of the building to alleviate this confusion. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and...More

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