Museums - The Beachcomber Beach Resort Hotel

Salvador Dali Museum
Salvador Dali was one of the 20th century's greatest artists. Bewildering double images, incredible painting, sculptures, holograms and art glass will amaze you. You are assured to find something special. A 20 minute drive. (727) 821-8885.

Florida International Museum
Featuring the Kennedy Collection year round with hundreds of personal items such as clothing, personal notes and letters-many of which have never been on display before. A 15 minute drive. 800-777-9882.

Gulf Beaches Historical Museum
The museum's exhibits trace the rich history of the barrier islands. A 5 minute drive. (727) 552-1610.

Museum of Fine Arts
The museum's permanent collection boasts more than 4,000 pieces of art, depicting collections of European, American, Pre-Colombian and Far Eastern Art. A 15 minute drive. (727) 896-2667.

Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Tampa Bay Holocaust Memorial Museum teaches visitors about the horrors of the Holocaust. Survivors' stories are offered through various multimedia presentations. A 15 minute drive. (727) 820-0100.

Great Explorations
This hands-on museum is great for the whole family. Includes hands on exhibits, live reptiles, science demonstrations, think tank, touch tunnel, body shop, explore galore, and various other touring exhibits. A 15 minute drive. (727) 821-8992

Museum of Science & Industry
The largest science center in the Southeast and home to Florida's only IMAX Dome Theatre. MOSI offers more than 450 "minds-on" interactive activities, making science a real life adventure. A 45 minute drive (813) 987-6000.

Ringling Museum
In the Art Museum you will see over 500 years of European art, including the world famous collection of 17th Century Baroque paintings. At the Museum of the Circus see rare handbills, posters, sequined costumes, miniature circuses and elaborately carved wagons. A 45 minute drive. (941) 359-5700.

St. Petersburg Museum of History
One of the oldest historical museums in the State of Florida. Since 1920, SPMH has been collecting, preserving and presenting St. Petersburg history through exhibitions and special programs. A 15 minute drive. 727-894-1052.

Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art's primary purpose is to collect, preserve, display and interpret works of art reflecting art forms of regional, national and international importance for the general public on a regularly scheduled basis. The Museum's permanent collection of over 4500 objects is at the heart of this mission. The Museum has established important collections in two main areas: Greek and Roman antiquities and modern and contemporary paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography and decorative arts. A 30 minute drive. 813- 274-8130.