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Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4429
+1 407-647-6294
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Keep looking over the fence!!

You never know what is around the corner!! And in this case we found a gem tucked away in the back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
colin b
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Crystal River, Florida
Amazing surprise!!

I was in high school in Longwood, FL, up the street from where Albin Polasek then lived. After he... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
aquamarine5551
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Orlando, Florida
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Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens holds an art collection focusing primarily on American representational sculpture, with over 200 works by Czech-born American sculptor Albin Polasek. The museum also offers guided tours of the historic Polasek residence and chapel, an outdoor sculpture garden and a gift shop. The museum is the retirement home of 2004 Artists Hall of Fame recipient Albin Polasek, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of only 30 members of the National Trust’s Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios.
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“lake osceola” (12 reviews)
“his life” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4429
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+1 407-647-6294
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You never know what is around the corner!! And in this case we found a gem tucked away in the back of Winter Park. The house and grounds are quite idyllic. There was a wedding about to happen later that afternoon. The view of the...More

Thank colin b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in high school in Longwood, FL, up the street from where Albin Polasek then lived. After he died, his home became a museum and I've driven by it with some curiosity for many years, wondering what it was. Had a free afternoon recently...More

Thank aquamarine5551
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Go on a sunny day. It's worth the trip just to walk around the lovely garden enjoying the sculptures and nature. Some really beautiful artwork in the home and garden. Very interesting and reasonable entrance fee. We enjoyed our picnic lunch in the garden (no...More

Thank BarbaraVaBch
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We've visited the museum so often, we finally joined and go even more often as members. We always enjoy the rotating exhibits, but the main draw remains the wonderful scuptures and the gorgeous garden. The setting on the lake is perfect and makes for a...More

Thank BobHoward9
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Polasek Museum is an excellent way to spend an hour or two in Winter Park. It is an outstanding value at $5 admission fee. The sculptor had a fascinating life and the 200 works on display are a testament to his talent. The sculpture...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

For those who don't recognize the name Albin Polasek visit his sculpture garden and museum to learn about this incredible artist and human being. The museum is housed in what was Polasek's house.It is not large so there are no stairs to maneuver or long...More

1  Thank Joepg629
Reviewed 14 July 2017

After living in Winter Park for 45 years we finally visited this museum and gardens . We will definitely not wait this long for our next visit ! Our docent Marty was very knowledgeable and spent quality time telling interesting stories about the sculptor ....More

Thank skmcguire1968
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Such a beautiful place - was recommended by our 'captain' on the boat tour - he was not wrong We actually arrived fifteen minutes before they closed but the staff were so kind and let us visit. The gallery itself was dedicated to the anniversary...More

Thank Tigersouthernbabe
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just by luck went to the Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden as they were wrapping up a week of Winter Park Paint Out event. The works were displayed throughout the museum, with the artists there to discuss their work. What a treat! Then...out to the...More

Thank ladyfishFlorida
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The guide was wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the artist and his life. Beautiful setting. Lovely views. Winter Park is a lovely community and the shops and restaurants are great too. Makes a great day trip Signage to find the museum could be a bit better

Thank Walter T
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Renee N
27 November 2016|
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Response from Polasek | Property representative |
Hi Renee, If you head east from the museum (turning left instead of right when you leave), you'll find plenty other restaurant options.
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WayneOrlando
21 February 2015|
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Response from midgeo | Reviewed this property |
It was $4 for seniors. I believe the admission price is on their website. It's often under "Plan your visit."
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Issa I
20 February 2015|
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Response from jim h | Reviewed this property |
Adults $5.
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