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NameCummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Address829 Riverside Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Brief DescriptionThe Cummer is the largest fine art museum in Northeast Florida. Noted for Old Master and American paintings, beautiful formal gardens and renowned collection of Meissen porcelain. National award-winning art education center.
TypeAttraction
CategoryMuseum
DescriptionNo trip to Jacksonville is complete without visiting the majestic Cummer Gardens in historic Riverside. Situated along the banks of the St. Johns River, the Museum is well known for its collections of significant European and American paintings and for its world-renowned collection of early Meissen porcelain. The museum is built on the site of the home of Arthur and Ninah Cummer, opened its doors November 10, 1961. From Ninah Cummer's relatively small collection of sixty pieces that launched the museum, The Cummer's permanent collection has grown to over six thousand works of art encompassing eight thousand years of art history and in 2011 it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Two acres of formal historic gardens, created by Mrs. Cummer, enhance the museum campus today and were recently added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Phone 1(904) 356-6857
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.cummer.org
Last Updated4/12/2011
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