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PK Visitor Guide 2017

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54 VISITPERDIDO.COM Pensacola art museums, there is beauty around every corner. One of the most culturally rich parts of Pensacola is Palafox Street. If it's art you're looking for, the Pensacola Museum of Art, Quayside Art Gallery, and the First City Art Center are where you need to begin. The Pensacola Museum of Art is set in a historic city jail, but you would never know as you pass collection after collection of some of the most beautiful art, ranging from modern and contemporary to pieces full of history. The two-story museum is open Monday- Saturday, and admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, Military with ID, and children ages 4-17. Children younger than 3 and PMA members are free. Quayside Art Gallery (17 East Zaragosa St., Pensacola, FL 32502) is proudly the largest artist co-op in the Southeast. Quayside is currently run by Pensacola Artists, Inc.! – an organization with more than 200 members. Their rotating exhibitions and artists receptions always draw a crowd to marvel at the latest artwork. Admission is free and the Gallery is open daily. As Pensacola is the oldest European settlement in mainland America – settled in 1559 – it's safe to say there is plenty of history just waiting to be discovered. The T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum (330 S. Jefferson St., Pensacola FL 32502) is held in a three- story Mediterranean Revival building, and boasts some amazing exhibits. Its permanent exhibit, "The City of Five Flags," takes visitors on a journey through Pensacola's past via photographs, artifacts, and even archeological findings. The museum also holds a number of rotating exhibits, with its newest being "Trader Jon." The exhibit is named for Martin "Trader Jon" Weissman, who opened his famous Trader Jon's bar on Jan. 1, 1953. The bar was a Pensacola staple HISTORIC T.T. WENTWORTH MUSEUM ;

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