Tours

INTERACTIVE TOURS

Explore the Cummer Museum on your own by using the complimentary brochures provided by the Visitor Experience team and by browsing the Permanent Collection. The Exploring with Kids guide focuses on giving parents tips on how to visit museums with their children, info on the Art Connections area, classes for children, maps, and activities for parents to do with their kids. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to offer interactive resources that enrich the Museum experience for its guests, including those who visit online. Experience the beauty of the Cummer Gardens in an entirely new way. The Interactive Garden Tour features a map of the Gardens and intriguing photos and facts about its plants, sculptures, and landmarks. The Royal Dish Interactive Tour provides a fascinating look at the history behind the Wark Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain.

 

DROP-IN TOURS

A FREE tour highlighting the Permanent Collection is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 2 p.m. and each Tuesday night at 7 p.m. To join the tour, meet at the front desk. 

ADULT TOURS

Adult Docent Tours for groups of 10 or more are offered Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 904.899.6038 to book a tour for your group. Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance of the requested tour date.

The price of the tour is the same for Members and Non-Members; the Cummer Museum does not offer senior discounts for tours.

Payment may be made either by one check or credit card on the day of your tour and/or luncheon. Guarantees of attendance are required one week in advance for tours with lunch. Once attendance has been confirmed, you are responsible for the guaranteed amount, even if a member of your party is unable to attend. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.

The Cummer Museum offers the following tours; Museum admission is included:

Docent-led tours

$12 per person

Docent-led tour and luncheon

$25 per person for groups of 10 to 20 people.
$30 per person for groups of 21 or more. Groups of 25 or more will be charged a $150 service fee per server.
For special events or times, such as Garden Month, a flat rate of $30 per person will apply to all groups.

Click here to see our tour lunch menu. The Cummer Café can provide either a plated lunch for 10 or more people or a hot buffet lunch for 20 or more people, with an additional charge of $150 for service.

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SCHOOL TOURS

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens offers educational school tours that allow students to experience original works of art and the historic Gardens. Tours are based on an integrated curriculum that supports state and national standards in the visual arts, math, science, language arts, and social studies. Trained Docents and Museum Educators lead students in meaningful discussions in the Galleries and Gardens, teach a hands-on art project, and help students explore Art Connections, the Museum's interactive center. School tours are offered September through May.

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SUMMER STORYTELLING TOURS

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens offers educational summer storytelling tours that allow students to experience original works of art and the historic Gardens. Trained Docents and Museum Educators lead students in meaningful discussions in the Galleries and Gardens and help students explore Art Connections, the Museum's interactive center. Summer storytelling tours are offered June through August.

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TOUCH TOURS

The Cummer Museum’s programs can easily be altered for any groups or individuals with special needs. For school tours, please email schooltours@cummermuseum.org or call 904.899.6009. For adult or independent groups, please email accessibility@cummermuseum.org or call 904.899.6002.