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Appleton Museum of Art

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took out of town friends

this museum is the crowning jewel of Ocala. It is well worth the admission price of $8. My guests... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jacquelinebG2839AU
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Ocala, Florida
christmas time

We visited the Charles Dickens display and it was amazing how many santa dolls there were and also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ocala, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this museum is the crowning jewel of Ocala. It is well worth the admission price of $8. My guests were very impressed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jacquelinebG2839AU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Charles Dickens display and it was amazing how many santa dolls there were and also nutcrackers and display trees

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank macarrollsis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the collection of art in this museum does not compare to the museums of New York or other large cities, it is nice to have one art museum in Ocala. I did like the new age art paintings as well as the collection of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danny616
Reviewed 6 January 2019

My visit was very pleasant, they had interesting exhibits including a hands on area with some of the best craft stations I've had the pleasure of sitting at with my little ones. Their Christmas collection was a treat to view and I was very glad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FunMomO
Reviewed 4 January 2019

The Appletons were wonderful collectors and have endowed Ocala with exquisite art works and artifacts one would not expect in this small town. Went at Christmas when is is especially lovely. Fun gift shop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 19 December 2018

We always enjoy the rotating exhibits. In December, the Dickens Christmas Village display and other Christmas decorations are a joy.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank stewie1515
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We are new to Ocala and joined the museum. We went to the Museum after Hours event for our first time. The staff were very friendly, and we were impressed that such a small town has such a lovely venue. The museum was decked out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A very informative museum with ever changing events. Pricing is reasonable and also has group rates.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank swissmiss42018
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great museum. Able to see the exhobits up close. Lovely grounds and interior. Offers many interesting programs, such as pottery and art classes.It also offers monthly speakers and other events.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank judithempress
Reviewed 30 September 2018

For our "girls' adventure" day, our main attraction was the Appleton Museum. I felt like it was well worth the drive from The Villages and the others agreed. It was such a lovely experience. A feast for our eyes. The temporary collections were also quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Laurence O
11 January 2019|
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Response from stewie1515 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the exhibit has already been removed. I know the trees put up by community organizations and businesses were removed Jan 2.
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Sue L
9 February 2017|
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Response from DonnamarieTCF | Reviewed this property |
The day we went it was an open house.
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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.
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