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Updated: 12/07/2017 08:30:00AM

Dali Museum is a place you must see

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A special exhibition is being held at the Dali Museum.

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Dali's "Old Age, Adolescence and Infancy" at the Dali Museum.

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Guests viewing "The Discovery of America by Columbus," which some say was also Dali's discovery of himself.

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Group Experience Manager Heather Drake of the Dali Museum said that museum docents must a go through a six- month training program to qualify.

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A photo opp at the steel Dali mustache.

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Dali painted himself into his work, "The Ecumenical Council."

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Docent Bill Zilinek points out details in one of Dali's paintings.

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The Dali Museum store offers custom made items as keepsakes of your visit.

By TOM MEISENHEIMER

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Salvador Dali (1904-1989) is one of the most celebrated artists of all time, and one of the most complex and controversial figures of the 20th century. You will discover that the minute you step into the Dali Museum on the waterfront in St. Petersburg. It needs to be on your bucket list if you are a native Floridian, a tourist or a snowbird.

Group Experience Manager Heather Drake says that “the gallery holds 96 oil works of the master. They were originally owned by Reynolds and Eleanor Morse, but donated to the State of Florida.”

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