The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

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Basic Information

Address: 445 N. Park Ave Winter Park, FL
Phone Number: 4076455311
Director: Dr. Laurence J. Ruggiero

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Days and Hours: Monday: Closed; Tuesday-Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; (Nov-April) Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday: 1 - 4 p.m.
Description:

The Morse Museum houses the world's most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), including the artist and designer's jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps and windows; his chapel interior from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago; and art and architectural objects from his Long Island country estate, Laurelton Hall. The Museum's holdings also include American art pottery, late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings, graphics, and decorative art.

Tours of more than 25 people are generally divided into two groups with two docents. A discounted rate of $4 per person is offered to prearranged tour groups. Payment should be made by one person only. General admission fees are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors age 60 and older, $1 for students and free for children younger than 12

Grade Levels:
Pre-K
K-5
6-8
9-12
Disabled Access:

The Museum is accessible.

Admission/Tickets: $6 Adults; $5 Seniors (age 60 and older); $1 Students (with valid ID); Free for children younger than 12; All visitors free 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Fridays (November through April);
Food: Food and beverages are not permitted.
Length of Visit: At least 90 minutes should be allowed for tours and visiting the galleries.
Student/Staff Ratio: All student groups must be accompanied by an adult or a staff member from the visiting institution.
Max. Group Number: The Museum cannot accommodate more than 50 people on docent-led tours at any one time.
Group Requirements: Please find details about Group Requirements here: http://www.morsemuseum.org/plan-your-visit/group-tours
Exhibits: http://www.morsemuseum.org/on-exhibit
Videos/DVDs Shown: 14-minute orientation film, "A Legacy for the Community," and 10-minute film, "The Tiffany Chapel—A Masterpiece Rediscovered."
Reservations Needed: For groups larger than 10 or wanting to be put with a docent.
Directions:

From I-4 West, take the Fairbanks Avenue exit (Exit 87). From I-4 East, take the Par Street/Fairbanks Avenue exit (Exit 86). Drive east toward Winter Park 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Park Avenue. Proceed 1/2 mile to the Museum at the corner of Park and Canton avenues. Parking is available at the rear entrance and on the street.

Please be advised there is currently extensive road construction on I-4, including lane and exit closures. Traffic updates are available through the Florida Department of Transportation.

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Nearby Attractions: Park Avenue, Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College