Museum Hours

We are OPEN  November 25, 2016 to May 27,2017  

 

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 

1pm-4pm  

       Except, we are Closed for major holidays

 

Admission

   Suggested Donation of $5.00 per person, per admission 

 

 

We are ADA accessible 

Food & Beverage & Parties (The Cafe and Retail Store did not happen)

We are surrounded by very good restaurants. We suggest you eat before you come because we do not provide any food or beverage and, Please, no picnicking. We respectfully request that no outside food or beverages be consumed on the property.

 

Sorry, we do not do weddings or private parties 


Animals   Documented Service animals are permitted by law. Please no Companion Pets.

               We share this property with the local wildlife such as racoons, possum, black snakes, lizards, and mosquitos.  Please let us know if you should find some racoon poo, try not to step in it, and notify a volunteer.
              PS   We are all volunteers.

 

No Smoking anything including no e-cigarettes in the museum or on the grounds...including entryways, gardens, and parking lots

 

Please do not touch the artwork

 

Please do not climb on or try to rock the sculptures or landscape features

     

Photography;  Snapshots with cell phones only! 

No Long, Medium, or Short Lenses

 

No Compact, Sub-Compact Cameras or IPads


No Commercial Photography or Commercial Video is permitted without prior written consent of the Owner, Marietta F. Lee  

   This includes: No selling, reproducing, publishing, distributing or transferring any photography or videos even if it is for "Personal use"  

  

      

  

 

 

Parking

We have three parking lots for use by our visitors:

1.  2121 North  Tamiami Trail - at the Main Museum Building.  Enter directly from US 41 or just south of 22nd Street

             

2.  2929 North Tamiami Trail - our Sculpture Garden and Parking Lot.  Enter through the Yellow Gate off 22nd Street


3.  2005 North Tamiami Trail - the Whimsy Waterfront Studio.  Enter through the Turquoise Gate off Sylvan Drive - this is our overflow lot and will be opened when our other two lots are filled

 

 There is No Direct Entrance from US 41 to either 2229 North Tamiami Trail or 2005 North Tamiami Trail

Please use the side streets  22nd St or Sylvan Drive

 

 

 

 Directions and Map 

The Marietta Musem of Art & Whimsy is located on US 41,West of the Trail, in Sarasota's Museum District just north of Greater Downtown Sarasota and is nestled between Whitaker Bayou and the Ringling College of Art & Design on Sarasota's fabulous North Tamiami Trail.

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