The Museum is located in Downtown Lakeland just two blocks north of the Florida Southern College campus and across from the Lakeland Public Library on Lake Morton.

800 East Palmetto Street
Lakeland, FL 33801-5529

Museum Hours

Regular Hours:

Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Sunday, 1 to 5pm

Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day
Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays including December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1. 

The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays, major holidays, and for its annual Gala.

We will be closed for Gala Friday, February 28, 2020 through Monday, March 2, 2020. We will reopen Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Administrative Offices:

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

While You're Here

Audio Guides:

We offer audio guides for most of our featured exhibitions. Please feel free to listen to our audio guides through your mobile device or on your computer, in your home or car, on a walk, or in our galleries. Enjoy and share! 


The Polk Museum of Art offers personalized private tours year-round for school and youth groups, college course visits, and adult, corporate, and community groups. Click below for more information.


The Museum is wheelchair accessible. Designated parking spots and wheelchair ramps are present in the Museum parking lot. A wheelchair is available at the Visitor Services desk in the front lobby for guests needing assistance. Wall text is installed to be read at wheelchair height.


800 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland, FL 33801-5529

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