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Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4429
+1 407-647-6294
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Wonderful and Fascinating

The Polasek museum was the highlight of our trip---and a perfect getaway from the theme park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York

Don’t need to add to the existing reviews except to say this is a beautiful museum and the lecture... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Palm Beach, Florida
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Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens holds an art collection focusing primarily on American representational sculpture, with over 200 works by Czech-born American sculptor Albin Polasek. The museum also offers guided tours of the historic Polasek residence and chapel, an outdoor sculpture garden and a gift shop. The museum is the retirement home of 2004 Artists Hall of Fame recipient Albin Polasek, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of only 30 members of the National Trust’s Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“house tour” (6 reviews)
“his life” (12 reviews)
“garden area” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4429
+1 407-647-6294
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Polasek museum was the highlight of our trip---and a perfect getaway from the theme park madness. I knew nothing about Albin Polasek before visiting this museum, but his story, art, and home are absolutely stunning. The guide gave one of the best museum tours...More

1  Thank TeanyV99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t need to add to the existing reviews except to say this is a beautiful museum and the lecture in the House was given by a charming woman who exudes enthusiasm. Well worth the 10.00 each.

Thank Jeffc1948
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum itself was gorgeous. There is a garden filled with beautiful sculptures. Then there is a small museum with fine art where you pay admission. Admission was a little steep, $10 a person seems to be too much per person for such a small...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

An absolutely fascinating experience. I can only recommend. We came half a hour before the closing time, but the nice staff and especially Marty, who guided us through the whole museum and described the life and work of Albina Polášek to the smallest details. It...More

1  Thank Jaroslav K
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We saw the museum from the lake and decided to go. Make sure to take the free tour, it opens your eyes to just how skillful and creative this man was. Although there is an entrance fee - small private museum funding is non-existent -...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

A lovely quiet setting with beautiful sculptures holds a small house where the sculptor lived. Join the guided tours to get background of the talent. Even with a massive stroke, Polasek continued to carve. "Man Carving His Own Destiny" says it all. Thursday pm guide...More

Thank 344Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Stopped in to visit the Albin Polasek Museum. A must do in Winter Park. A real gem with a great friendly, informative staff. Make sure you do the guided tour as is very informative. Take the time to walk the grounds and enjoy the sculptures.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

You never know what is around the corner!! And in this case we found a gem tucked away in the back of Winter Park. The house and grounds are quite idyllic. There was a wedding about to happen later that afternoon. The view of the...More

Thank colin b
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I was in high school in Longwood, FL, up the street from where Albin Polasek then lived. After he died, his home became a museum and I've driven by it with some curiosity for many years, wondering what it was. Had a free afternoon recently...More

Thank aquamarine5551
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Go on a sunny day. It's worth the trip just to walk around the lovely garden enjoying the sculptures and nature. Some really beautiful artwork in the home and garden. Very interesting and reasonable entrance fee. We enjoyed our picnic lunch in the garden (no...More

Thank BarbaraVaBch
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Questions & Answers
Renee N
27 November 2016|
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Response from Polasek | Property representative |
Hi Renee, If you head east from the museum (turning left instead of right when you leave), you'll find plenty other restaurant options.
21 February 2015|
Response from midgeo | Reviewed this property |
It was $4 for seniors. I believe the admission price is on their website. It's often under "Plan your visit."
Issa I
20 February 2015|
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Response from jim h | Reviewed this property |
Adults $5.