Photo courtesy of Michelle da Silva Richmond
Photo courtesy of Michelle da Silva Richmond
Photo courtesy of Michelle da Silva Richmond
Photo courtesy of Michelle da Silva Richmond

The Dali Museum

Type: Art Museums, Museums

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Best Attractions & Activities: Located along St Petersburg's scenic waterfront, The Dali Museum is home to an important collection of Salvador Dali's art, spanning his lifetime. The dazzling building itself is a work of art with more than 1,000 triangular-shaped glass panels. Inside, you'll find more than 2,000 works - the largest collection outside of Europe - including oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, photographs, sculptures, drawings and other objects d'art. Free audio headsets offer detailed explanations of some of the paintings and a variety of programs, such as lectures, films and workshops are offered. In addition to the permanent exhibit, a host of rotating artists and photographers are on display throughout the year. A gift shop boasts a large assortment of Dali-inspired souvenirs and the charming Café Gala - named after Dali's wife -serves a Spanish-inspired menu featuring tapas, soups, salads, light bites and pastries with inside, or outside dining on the Avant Garden patio.

Museums: Located along St Petersburg's scenic waterfront, The Dali Museum is home to an important collection of Salvador Dali's art, spanning his lifetime. The dazzling building itself is a masterpiece with more than 1,000 triangular-shaped glass panels encasing it. Inside, you'll find more than 2,000 works - the largest collection outside of Europe - including oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, photographs, sculptures and other objects d'art. Free audio headsets offer detailed explanations of some of the paintings and a variety of programs, such as lectures, films and workshops are offered. In addition to the permanent exhibit, a host of rotating artists and photographers are featured throughout the year. A gift shop boasts a large assortment of Dali-inspired memorabilia and the charming Café Gala - named after Dali's wife -serves fresh tapas, soups, salads, light bites and pastries inside or out on the Avant Garden patio.


Address

1 Dali Blvd
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Map / Directions
727-823-3767


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Expert Tips by Michelle da Silva Richmond

St. Petersburg / Clearwater Local Expert

Best Attractions & Activities: "After 5 p.m. tickets are only $10 for adults and $8 for kids."

Museums: "After 5 p.m. tickets are half price."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Whether or not you're a Dali fan, this museum is worth a visit because of it's architecture, location and fascinating rotating art exhibits.

Best for Museums Because: It houses the largest collection of Dali's art outside of Europe and has something for everyone.

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