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MUSEUMS JACKSONVILLE - MUSEUM JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA

Jacksonville Florida MuseumsJacksonville Florida Museums - The Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art – JMOMA has five galleries and is the home of the best modern and contemporary art. It is located in the downtown Jacksonville area and is complete with a learning center and an ArtExplorium. For another fantastic museum visit The Cummer Museum of Art and Garden is the largest museum in Northeast Florida. More than 150,000 people visit the museum on an annual basis. Jacksonville Zoological Gardens has the only walking safari in the Northeast Florida area. There are over 1,000 rare and exotic animals and the zoo is a learning experience complete with interactive exhibits and an adventure for the whole family.

Jacksonville Museum of Science and History MOSH is the place to go to learn of astronomy, history, physical science and natural science. There are exciting exhibits at this fantastic museum. It is a great place to take the entire family. At the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum you can climb the 165-tower and when you finally reach the top you will have some very beautiful views of Jacksonville. There are shipwreck artefacts and information about St. Augustine’s past in the museum that you can look at and interactive exhibits also. At the Timucuan Preserve/Kinsley Plantation is a 56,000 acre park and it has the Fort Carol National Memorial, hiking, picnicking and a lot more.

Be sure to visit as many of the Jacksonville Museums as you can. They are all excellent and worth spending some hours within their walls for a great cultural experience.

Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art – JMOMA
333 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904-366-6911

Cummer Museum of Art and Garden
829 Riverside Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32204
904-356-6857
www.cummer.org

Jacksonville Zoological Gardens
8605 Zoo Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32218
904-757-4463
904-757-4315 fax
www.jaxzoo.org

Museum of Science and History MOSH
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207
904-396-MOSH

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum
81 Lighthouse Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32080
(904) 829-0745
www.staugustinelighthouse.com

Timucuan Preserve/Kinsley Plantation
11676 Palmetto Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 251-3537
www.nps.gov/timu/