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Mennello Museum of American Art

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Address: 900 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803-1437
Phone Number: +1 407-246-4278
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This may be a great "first" art museum visit for children. Because it's small (like their attention spans), the interior visit can be accomplished fairly quickly. They often... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
Lisa S
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This may be a great "first" art museum visit for children. Because it's small (like their attention spans), the interior visit can be accomplished fairly quickly. They often have hands-on experiences for children (check their schedule for Family Days) and the concept of Folk Art is often easier for children to grasp. A big bonus is the lack of a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very engaging albeit small museum. Outstanding outdoor sculptures and grounds. Very relaxing and beautiful layout. Well worth the $5.00 admission cost. Very warm welcome by the front desk (Beverly is awesome and informative). Nice selection of PopArt and information on the museum's founders. Would like to have viewed more artists but really enjoyed the pieces that were presented.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We visited the Menello to see the exhibition of American Pop Art on loan from the Museum of Modern Art in New York. While limited in scope, it was a treat to see the well known pieces from Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and others. This show runs until Aug. 14, 2016. If you are into American Pop Art,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place and parking is next to the museum in a garage. Place was laid out nice for the kids with food and dessert vendors. There were arts and crafts, puppet shows, bounce houses, puzzles and my sons personal favorite were all the drums. We had a great time.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This a great, cute museum with interesting American Art. They have a large holding of Earl Cunningham's works. It's a small two room museum with a nominal entry fee (less than $10, I think). The taxi ride from the convention center was $40. However, it was worth it -- I like supporting community museums and the Orlando Museum of Art... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

It's hard to give a small museum, almost a gallery of Earl Cunningham, five stars. But the Mennello is definitely worth a visit and is very inexpensive due to the gracious endowment of the Mennello family. His works are fascinating and are really worth engaging with and in his unique folk art style. The setting is lovely as well. A... More 

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boston, mass.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Mennello Museum of American Art could be more aptly titled the Menlo Gallery of American Art .It is a small space in a lovely bucolic setting next to a small lake-- which is actually ideal for the type of art which is displayed. In just three rooms, you can have a small taste of American Art highlighting two or... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

The museum is in a beautiful, bucolic setting with sculpture garden sitting lakeside. There is a permanent collection by Earl Cunningham there which is Primitive Art. However, up until January 3rd, 2016, you can view some of Mary Whyte's work, a watercolorist, who resides in SC. She is an amazing artist, mainly painting people at work or showing them going... More 

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Hollywood, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

This is a very small museum in which we've seen some spectacular exhibits. Admission is quite reasonable. Their permanent art collection consists of work by Earl Cunningham - which is naive landscape art, not particularly to our liking, but which might be of interest due to its highly-colored & surrealistic palette. The most recent exhibit we saw was of watercolors... More 

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Leiden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

I had an evening flight, so time to kill. Luckily I discovered this beautiful little museum. It is located in a sweet little park with a lake and gorgeous trees. The museum houses the Earl Cunningham collection, a fascinating naive painter, beautiful colouring! And the entree fee was only $4,-!

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