Admission to the Museum is always free

Museum Hours

Regular Hours:

Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Sunday, 1 to 5pm
The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays, major holidays, and for its annual Gala. The next Gala will be on March 4, 2017.

Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day):

Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays.

Administrative Offices:

Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and major holidays.

Polk Museum of Art
at Florida Southern College

800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 688-7743


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This museum is small but mighty. You can go around in a very short time and observe a lot, and then go around again and observe more.
— R. Ritz, Kingspoint, Sun City, Florida

Admission is free for everyone year-round, thanks to  the Chao Foundation, MIDFLORIDA, Share Foundation, Southeastern University, and Southern Homes.