Of the many unexpected pleasures awaiting visitors to Central Florida, none may be as dazzling as a stroll through the galleries of The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American designer Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848 –1933). Highlights include the restored Byzantine-Romanesque chapel interior that Tiffany designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a new wing that showcases the Museum’s collection of art and architectural objects from Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall. These include the restored Daffodil Terrace, prize-winning leaded-glass windows, iconic Tiffany lamps, and custom furnishings. Visitors to the Museum will also enjoy the exhibits of late 19th- and early 20th-century American art pottery, painting, graphics, and decorative art. The Morse was founded by Jeannette Genius McKean (1909–89) in 1942 and named for her industrialist grandfather. Its collection was built over a half-century by Mrs. McKean and her husband, Hugh F. McKean (1908–95), the museum’s director until his death.
Included admission with the Go Orlando Card.
Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 am-4:00 pm (November-April: Friday open until 8:00 pm); Sunday, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm.
Mondays. May be closed major U.S. holidays.
445 North Park Avenue
Orlando, FL 32789
From I-4 East, take the Fairbanks Avenue exit (Exit 87). Turn right and proceed toward Winter Park 1.8 miles. Turn left onto South Park Avenue. Proceed 1/2 mile to the Museum. Parking is available at the rear entrance. Parking available at rear entrance.
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