The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

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  • 445 North Park Avenue
    Winter Park, FL 32789
  • Phone: 407-645-5311
  • Location: Winter Park
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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 artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933).
 
The Museum’s holdings include Tiffany’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps and windows, and the Byzantine-Romanesque chapel interior that he designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. In 2011, the Museum opened a new wing to showcase surviving art and architectural objects from Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall.
 
Also on view are exhibits of late 19th- and early 20th-century American art pottery, paintings, and graphics as well as decorative art and furnishings by Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau designers from both Europe and America.
 
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.

  • Category:  Museums
  • Distance to Walt Disney World:  19.4 Miles
  • Distance to Orlando Intl Airport (MCO): 12.0 Miles
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Attractions
  • Admission Price : $6 adults, $5 seniors, $1 students, children under 12 free (All visitors free 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Fridays, November through April)
  • Hours of Operation : Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Open until 8 p.m. on Fri. from Nov.-April); Sun., 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Length of Activity : Quarter Day
  • Stroller/Wheelchair Rental
Other Amenities
  • Wheelchair Accessible