Boca Raton Museum of Art#8 in Best Things To Do in Boca Raton
Located in Mizner Park, the Boca Raton Musuem of Art features more than 4,500 works. Permanent collections include African and Pre-Columbian art, 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings, drawings and sculptures, and a stunning photography collection that includes more than 1,500 images.
Recent visitors said the museum offers a nice reprieve from the Florida heat and called the photography collection "first-class." Travelers recommended visiting on the first Sunday of the month, when the museum offers free admission. Reviewers also suggested strolling through the park or grabbing a bite at one of the many restaurants before or after your visit.
The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on weekends from noon to 5 p.m. (it is closed Mondays). Admission for adults costs $12; children 12 and younger get in for free. If you time your visit for the first Sunday of the month, you'll enjoy complimentary admission. Free parking is available in Mizner Park's four garages. To learn more about temporary exhibits and museum events, check out its website.
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#1 Mizner Park
One of the landmarks in Boca Raton and the primary community gathering place, Mizner Park was designed by architect Addison Mizner and reflects his love of Mediterranean architecture. This centrally located park is home to the Boca Raton Museum of Art, an outdoor amphitheater, a movie theater complex, and a wide variety of high-end department stores, designer boutiques and eateries.
Recent visitors loved the tropical garden vibe of this multiuse entertainment area, saying it's a "must-see" and perfect for strolling. Meanwhile, locals appreciate that parking and select events (such as summer concerts) are free, noting that it's a highlight for out-of-towners.
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