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Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts

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A quick stop

The Eatonville Zora Neale Hurston experience can be a good one if you have background knowledge of... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2012
Lakeland, Fla.
A thought provoking visit

The museum is small, so easily missed, you may pass it before realising this is it. Eatonville is... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2015
London, United Kingdom
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20 Feb 2018
“Visiting Orlando During Black History Month”
26 Apr 2016
“The Zora Trip that was not Zora at all”
Named after the celebrated writer and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston, this museum features old photos of the town of Eatonville.
227 E Kennedy Blvd, Eatonville, FL 32751-5303
+1 407-647-3307
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Orlando in February to get-away from the brutal New York cold and to celebrate my wife’s birthday. As we are not big park goers, we looked up things to do for adults while visiting Orlando. Well, we decided to visit the Zora Neale...More

7  Thank Felixgd
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I planned this trip after falling in love with the entire Zora Neale Hurston story of her life, work and sad death. I went here looking for knowledge I call 3 mths in advance I paid over 100$ for a 4 hr tour and lasted...More

9  Thank Lakeal E
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The museum is small, so easily missed, you may pass it before realising this is it. Eatonville is an African American town and Zora is one of it's stars. The museum charts her life and experiences with portraits and other objects of interest. A small...More

4  Thank Geoff-5151
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The first time that I visited Eatonville. I was in Florida to conduct Hurston-related research in Gainesville, Florida, and, having flown into Orlando, I felt compelled to make the pilgrimage the nearby town that meant so much to Zora. Having read and taught Zora Neale...More

2  Thank Regennia2015
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The museum is modest but the exhibit thought-provoking and original. Take the self-guided walking tour of this historic town, you will definitely gain a perspective that is unusual and interesting. Admission is free (donation requested).

5  Thank city-hiker
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I have no idea why or how this got the name "national museum of fine arts" when there's no art. I visited the museum because I was in town for the Zora Neale Hurston Festival. I walked in and out in 60 seconds. The gallery...More

6  Thank FSU2000
Reviewed 2 January 2014

It's not a museum about Zora but a gallery of art works. When we visited, it was showing beautiful posters for past Zora Hurston's festivals. It's also the office organizing the ZNH's yearly festival and the have all the information about it, as well as...More

7  Thank DemainDeslAube
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The Eatonville Zora Neale Hurston experience can be a good one if you have background knowledge of Zora's early days prior to her many moves when she lived briefly in Eatonville. Seeing the town of Eatonville itself is a wonderful experience as it is one...More

Reviewed 12 August 2012

One afternoon, my wife and I decided to visit this museum that I heard about since moving to Florida 8 yrs. ago. We inserted directions into our phones and slowly began to see the unique features on the other side of the tracks? Eatonville has...More

16  Thank beyondswissvale
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