Florida’s Salvador Dali Museum is as Surreal as It Should Be

Florida is often considered one of the U.S.’s weirdest states so it’s not surprising that it was chosen as a home for the Salvador Dali museum. The surreal artist created some twisted art that’s easily recognizable and you can see the largest collection of his works outside of Spain in St. Petersburg, California.

The permanent collection includes some of the most eccentric works Dali ever made, such as his Lobster Phone and painting The Persistence of Memory

Besides the works of Dali, the museum often features temporary exhibitions from other legendary artists like Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Van Gogh.

“The Dalí Museum has been the unofficial heart of fine arts in the Tampa Bay area since its opening in 1982,” reads the museum’s website. It moved to a new building in January 2011 and the movement contributed to “an explosion of artistic institutions and outlets that both residents and visitors to the destination can enjoy.”

The museum is located at 1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, Florida. It’s open for visitors every day, with working hours being from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.