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Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery
Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery

Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery

star-5
115 Reviews
100 St George St, St Augustine, Florida, 32084

The Basics

Explore the Micro Masterpiece Art Gallery on a self-guided tour. Book your ticket in advance to guarantee entry and skip the lines, or opt for a combo pass that also includes the Medieval Torture Museum next door for extra savings. Each artwork at the gallery has its own lighted microscope, allowing visitors to see elaborate pieces such as the world’s smallest book, a portrait of William Shakespeare painted on a poppy seed, a tiny model shop, and a caravan of camels threading its way through the eye of a needle.

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Recent reviews from experiences in St Augustine

star-4
Very eye opening. Very...
anthony_s, Apr 2021
Supersaver: Medieval Torture Museum & Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery
Very eye opening. Very informative. The hands on things were super cool. The fact that people could do that to one another, is very sobering.
star-5
Great experience
Jackie_C, Mar 2021
Supersaver: Medieval Torture Museum & Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery
The cashier was awesome, very nice and helpful. The museum was really cool and the micro museum was really cool too.
star-5
Had an amazing time.
Samantha_O, Dec 2020
Supersaver: Medieval Torture Museum & Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery
Surprised my wife with a trip to St. Augustine for her birthday and was told we had to check this place out. We loved it! Staff is very welcoming and fun. Listen to the other reviews and get the audio tour with it, makes the experience that much better. So interesting and eerie to learn about these past practices. Some attractions are interactive which was awesome. We had a great time and 100% recommend it everyone visiting there. Also, check out the mini art museum inside there too, totally worth a look.
star-5
Amazing place
Dennis_F, Jun 2020
Supersaver: Medieval Torture Museum & Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery
This place was amazing. Very cool and interesting. Both the torture and mini art. The people working there were all into helping out.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Micro Masterpiece Art Gallery is ideal for art enthusiasts and fans of the obscure.

  • Most works of art on display can only be viewed properly through a microscope.

  • The gallery is wheelchair-accessible.

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How to Get There

Located in historic Spanish Plaza in downtown St. Augustine, the gallery’s entrance is on the west side of St. George Street. There is no on-site parking, but parking is available nearby at the City Parking Garage and metered lots around downtown.

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When to Get There

Open daily from midmorning until late at night, the Micro Masterpiece Art Gallery is rarely crowded. Allot around 30 to 60 minutes to fully view all the exhibits. As it’s air-conditioned, the gallery makes a good choice to escape the heat.

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Medieval Torture Museum

Located next to the Micro Masterpiece Art Gallery (and run by the same company), the Medieval Torture Museum spans more than 4,000 square feet (372 square meters). Its macabre collection includes several hundred examples of reconstructed and historically accurate torture devices used in medieval times, complete with models of unfortunate victims.

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