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July 28, 2014

Museums & Culture

Plan an excursion to Delray Beach, located between Palm Beach and Boca Raton. Enjoy shopping, dining al fresco, nightlife, the beach, museums, and art.


Cason Cottage House Museum

Operated by the Delray Beach Historical Society

Visit Delray Beach - Cason Cottage House Museum5 NE First Street
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561-243-2577
db-hs.org

Once home to a family of Delray Beach pioneers, the Cason Cottage offers visitors a rare glimpse at daily life in South Florida from 1915 to 1935. The Museum is maintained and operated by the Delray Beach Historical Society.


Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture at Old School Square

Visit Delray Beach - Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture at Old School SquareCorner of Atlantic Avenue & Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561-243-7922
delrayarts.org

Housed in the restored 1913 Delray Elementary School building, the Cornell Museum hosts five exhibition galleries, a beautiful two-story atrium, a reception/lecture room, and a gift shop. The museum presents regional, national, and international exhibits of fine art and craft, as well as artist showcases, lectures, and demonstrations.


 Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Visit Delray Beach - Morikami Museum & Japanese Sculpture Garden4000 Morikami Park Road
561 495-0233
morikami.org

Experience the essence of a century of Japan at South Florida's biggest celebration of Japanese art and culture. View his-toric Japanese art, objects and artifacts in the 225-seat theater, exhibition galleries and authentic tea house, then take an idyl-lic stroll through the small lakes, nature trails, and pine forests in the expansive Japanese Gardens.


Sandoway House & Nature Center

Visit Delray Beach - Sandoway House & Nature Center142 S. Ocean Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL 33483
561-274-7263
sandoway.org

Located in a beautiful and historic beachfront home, the Nature Center provides a live history lesson with exhibits, facilities and activities that delve into the fascinating, yet delicate marine and freshwater ecosystems of Delray Beach. Experience shark feedings Tuesday – Saturday at 10:30am. Sunday at 1:30pm.


Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

Visit Delray Beach - Spady Cultural Heritage Museum170 NW 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561 279-8883
spadymuseum.org

The former home of the late Solomon D. Spady, Delray Beach's most prominent African American educator and community leader for more than 50 years, the Cultural Heritage Museum is among the area's finest resources for information regarding the City's early black history and culture.


Puppetry Arts Center

Visit Delray Beach - Puppetry Arts Center94 NE 2nd Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33483
561-243-4330
puppetcenter.org

The Puppetry Arts Center uses the art of puppetry to educate, to inspire creativity and imagination, and to enchant the diverse populations of the community.

Performances take place every Thursday and Friday at 10:30am and Saturdays at 11:00am and 2:00pm.

 


 

 

 

 

Contact Us

140 NE 1st Street
Delray Beach
FL 33444
561-279-1380
extension 108