2032 San Marco Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207 +1 904 396 4425
Touted as the longest continuously running community theatre in the United States, Theatre Jacksonville brightens the historic San Marco District with its funky, art-deco facade of cool purples and neon lights. Since 1919, Jacksonville Theatre has been engaging audiences with live plays and musicals. Today's current troupe, consisting primarily of volunteer talent, has recently performed such plays as "Once Upon a Mattress" and "Spinning into Butter."
3606 St. Johns Avenue Historic Shoppes of Avondale Jacksonville, FL 32205 +1 904 388 1188
R. Roberts Gallery offers fine art, sculpture and professional framing services. Such well-known artists as Mackenzie Thorpe and Frederick Hart are featured, and the gallery boasts a large collection of sculptures by Hart. Local artists' works are also on display in a separate gallery. Custom-framing professionals can help you choose from more than 1000 frames and give you some nifty ideas on unusual framing of your treasured artwork. Contact the gallery for information on upcoming events.
This beautiful, 50-acre nature preserve, Tree Hill Nature Center, provides outdoor fun for families and recreation-seekers. Located in the middle of the Arlington suburb in Jacksonville, the Center is serious about educating the community on native Florida habitats and wildlife. Numerous nature trails, gardens and exhibits focus on conservation and awareness. There is even a specially designed butterfly garden full of plants and flowers known to attract the colorful creatures. Special events are held year-round.
Situated on the St. Johns River, this riverside playground features great restaurants and shopping opportunities. Jacksonville Landing's facade is a famed part of the Jacksonville skyline. Clothing, gifts, music and more fill the shops and a food court and wide variety of restaurants stave off starvation. Outdoor concerts and special events take place regularly at the Landing, making it a favorite gathering spot in the city for visitors and locals out to eat, drink and dance the night away.
All Saints dates back to 1895, constructed with the help from the Florida East Coast Railroad. Located near the historic San Marco Square area, it is a short drive from downtown. All Saints Early Learning and Community Care Center provides a safe, friendly place for both young children and seniors in need. Funeral services are also provided to those particular needs, as well.
Opened in 1961, this museum and art education center has handsome gardens with fragrant blooms, and peaceful, winding walkways. The permanent collection at Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens focuses on the history of art with exhibits spanning the eras from ancient times to the 20th century. Temporary exhibits are also presented throughout the year. The museum is located off I-95, and approximately five minutes from downtown.
Visit white rhinos, crocodiles, lions and more on a Plains of Africa tour at The Jacksonville Zoo. An overlook area allows visitors to observe elephants and giraffes. Native Florida wildlife can also be seen, including the jaguar, endangered Florida panther and American alligator. There is so much to see here that you should allow an entire day to catch it all! Refreshments are available throughout the park.
1025 Museum Circle Jacksonville, FL 32207 +1 904 396 6674
Nicknamed MOSH, this museum overlooks the St. Johns River and is near Downtown Jacksonville. Great fun and an educational experience for the whole family, it comes with its own planetarium. Exhibits include marine life, native Florida wildlife, local history, and the Holozone, full of interactive games and simulator rides. In addition, classroom activities and planetarium programs allow for hands-on, interactive fun. Don't miss The Living Room, MOSH's animal exhibit.
This historic neighborhood of Springfield, is located in the heart of Jacksonville. Founded in 1869, Springfield includes magnificent architecture from the 1800s and 1900s. In the early 20th Century, it was considered as the 'wealthy suburb' as this neighborhood contained the homes of many affluent residents of the city. This is one of the liveliest neighborhood's in Jacksonville; it is rife with events like community meets, art walks, parties, home tours and more.
113 West Adams Street Jacksonville, FL 32206 +1 904 798 9111(Tourist Information)
W. A. Knight Building is located at Jacksonville, Florida. This is also known as Peninsular Building or Greenleaf & Crosby Annex. It was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on March 15, 2005.
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