There’s no need to go all the way to Europe for an amazing museum experience – some of the best ones can be found right here in Florida.

For more travel tips and unique destination ideas, sign up for Michelle Valentine's email newsletter.

The Sunshine State is home to a wealth of world-class museums, but did you know that it’s also home to some amazing museums?

Here are four must-visit museums in the Sunshine State:

Salvador Dali Museum

The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg is home to the world’s largest collection of works by the Spanish surrealist artist. With more than 2,000 pieces on display, it’s a must-see for any fan of Dali’s unique style.

Palm Beach Maritime Museum

The Palm Beach Maritime Museum in West Palm Beach is home to an incredible collection of maritime artifacts, including ship models, navigational instruments, and more. If you’re a fan of the ocean or naval history, this museum is a must-visit.

Appleton Museum of Art

Next up is the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, which features an eclectic mix of thought-provoking temporary exhibits and a permanent collection that represents the peak of Western art and culture. The museum houses 25 galleries over three floors, with paintings, artifacts and sculptures ranging from ancient Greek and Roman studies, Mayan statues and a gallery collection of 16th-century art to turn of the 21st century works.

Historic Rossetter House Museum & Gardens

The Historic Rossetter House Museum & Gardens in Melbourne is a local history museum offering tours of an 1870s home on the Ais Lagoon; and much more.

More to love:  6 Awesome Aerial View Photos of Mount Rainier

Florida is home to some amazing museums. These museums are often overlooked, but they offer a unique and fascinating glimpse into local history and culture.

Leave a comment!

If you know of any other museums in Florida that should be added to the list, leave your comment below!

More to love:  Wander Through Egypt, 5 Must-See Locations Beyond Alexandria