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Appleton Museum of Art

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Don’t Miss Clyde Butcher Exhibit

This is a fantastic exhibit of Clyde Butcher’s amazing photographs of the Everglades. The exhibit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bel Air, Maryland
Always something new

Nice place to spend time, in comfort. Great little gift shop. Changing displays. Helpful volunteers.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dr Linda S
Central Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fantastic exhibit of Clyde Butcher’s amazing photographs of the Everglades. The exhibit is so well done and the explanation cards that accompany the photos provide brief rich explanations that absolutely enhance the entire experience. I don’t usually read these but I read...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SuzMarJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to spend time, in comfort. Great little gift shop. Changing displays. Helpful volunteers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given and outstanding tour of this beautiful museum by the Curator. This is a must see for art lovers and for those who want to view something special.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skip65jack
Reviewed 1 February 2019

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 17 January 2019

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 16 January 2019

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 7 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 5 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 20 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
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Reviewed 14 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
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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.
Sue L
10 February 2017|
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Response from DonnamarieTCF | Reviewed this property |
The day we went it was an open house.
Stefanie H
24 June 2016|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
The exhibit goes through July 31, 2016. Then it moves on.