Quality Inn & Suites
38724 US Highway 19 North
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3999
Phone: (727) 934-5781
Fax: (727) 934-1755
Arts & Museums
The Leepa Rattner Museum of Art is situated on the campus of St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs, Florida. It is one of three buildings in the 53,000 square-foot (4923 square-meter) complex and organizes varied art exhibitions throughout the year. The museum preserves paintings and modern art work by Abraham Rattner, and also showcases contemporary sculpture. Interactive tours are organized for children, students, seniors, as well as cultural trips. Overall, it is a great visit for an indulgence of contemporary art.
Safford House is a historic landmark in Tarpon Springs. This home was named after its proprietor and then Governor of Arizona Territory Anson P. K. Safford. Built in 1883, it illustrates the Victorian style of architecture and retains most of its original interiors and furnishing. Take a tour of this house museum and explore its spacious rooms, charming architecture and well-preserved family memorabilia.
A permanent collection of 150 commemorative brass rubbings and reproductions that date back to the seventh century is featured at this museum.
Focusing on the works of contemporary artists, this hands-on museum showcases Florida's fine art in their three exhibition galleries. There are also ten classrooms in the museum and many art activities for both the young and old are available.
Located in the original station for the Orange Belt Railroad System that dates back to 1889, this museum houses approximately 2,000 artifacts, 2,500 photographs, and a library containing 200 volumes, all of which depict the history of Dunedin and Pinellas County.
One of the finest historical museum and library sites in the U.S. State of Florida stands in the name of the West Pasco Historical Society Museum and Library. It precisely sites at the New Port Richey region, and the museum displays exhibits that pertain to the Native Americans and their historical heritage.
Situated on the site of a historic Tocobaga Indian shell mound on the shore of the Old Tampa Bay, this Florida history and archaeology museum features artifacts about this regional area from prehistoric times to Aboriginal Indians and pioneers.
The Plumb House stands eloquent as a monumental home site in the Clearwater city of the U.S. State of Florida. Its construction dates back to 1896. It was basically used as a paint store on the ground floor. Further, the second floor of the house stood as apartments. It currently houses the Plumb House Museum. The museum is a host to an array of vintage furnishings, photographs and historical artifacts.
Browse local and international artists work to bring home at this popular gallery. Aside from purchasing art, you can also take advantage of Linden Galleries framing and installation services.
One hundred and twenty acres of lush gardens, natural wetlands and woods make the Florida Botanical Gardens a unique place to spend the day. Themed gardens, such as the Patio Garden with waterfall, Herb Garden with its fragrant scents, and Sculpture Gardens are a delight to visit. Stop by the peaceful Butterfly Garden, stroll along the Tropical Walk, then cool off in the shady Bromeliad Gardens. Observe wildlife such as raccoons, turtles, great herons and bald eagles along with numerous species, many of which are endangered. Enjoy works of art displayed throughout the gardens provided by the Gulf Coast Museum of Art.
Permanent and changing exhibitions of contemporary art, created by Florida artists from the 1960s to the present, are showcased at this museum that also offers educational programs, classes, and workshops such as lectures, films tours, drawing, ceramics, and painting.
If you are a vintage car enthusiast, then the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum is a must on your itinerary when visiting the city. Opened in 2005, their collection is a range of automobiles from the 1920s through to the 1930s that were known for their engineering marvel. These cars were the pioneers of that era that set a trend for the future of vehicles. It features cars from all across the world such as the E from France, Tatra T87 from Czechoslovakia, DKW Meisterklasse from Germany and the American Ruxton.