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Loved the Guitar Exhibit

It was a nice stop and we loved the history of the guitar exhibit. It is clear they are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda G
Crestview, Florida
Get your cultural mojo

This is a wonderful Museum originally started by Mr Appleton. The art works on the second floor are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ocala, Florida
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4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-5000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice stop and we loved the history of the guitar exhibit. It is clear they are continuously updating the museum and keep it current.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful Museum originally started by Mr Appleton. The art works on the second floor are amazing. There is a Guitar feature going on now and I can't wait to see it! An amazing place for Ocala and ver well worth a look...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although we visited when the museum was undergoing a renovation, there was still plenty for us to see. The volunteer docents could not be more helpful or friendly.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The Appleton Museum is an oasis in the city of Ocala ! It houses a wonderful collection of all types of art from modern to traditional to oriental to fashion and more . It will take you more than a few hours to explore everything...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We are big city (a little on the snobby side?) people from up north. I have been in the Fine Art industry most of my adult life. I automatically critique anything visual that I see. A bad habit, but I keep it to myself as...More

Thank mas194a
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I found this museum about 12 years ago. A gem of culture in the midst of horse farms and forests. One of the best in Florida. If you are a transplant from the North, this will make you feel more at home.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The museum offers a wide selection of African and Central American art along with Chinese and Japanese paintings and sculpture along with traditional paintings and sculpture

Thank Emery B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you are able - then you should!!! Took friends there for something to do. There is an amazing collection of art . Something for everyone !! We were and are still impressed!!! Wonderful!!!!

Thank Dirtbroke C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

When entering the Appleton Museum there is a feeling that you are leaving the stress of everyday life and experiencing the culture of others, as it once was. There is a welcome feeling of calm, and the satisfaction of intellectual curiosity. One of Ocala's unique...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

My granddaughter and I visited the Museum and it was wonderful. We enjoyed our visit. The 5 yrs old was a little bored but the 10 yr loved it!

Thank Billy P
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Sue L
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Response from DonnamarieTCF | Reviewed this property |
The day we went it was an open house.
Stefanie H
23 June 2016|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
The exhibit goes through July 31, 2016. Then it moves on.