Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
To provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting and restoring natural and cultural resources.
West Palm Beach, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, Historic House
The Ann Norton Sculpture Garden is a complete unique experience in that you are visiting the home, studio and garden of the artist Ann Weaver Norton. The garden is a rare sculpture that was created to have you experience her monumental works in brick in a surprising and completely unpredictable fashion.
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The chief responsability of the AAHS is the operation and management of the 1838 Raney House Museum which is owned by the City of Apalachicola and was officially recorded in National Register of Historic Places on January 22, 1973. The Raney House Museum has on display furniture, documents and other artifacts from the 19th century.
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Specialized
We offer a variety of educational and recreational boat trips including historical tours, eco-tours, kayak trips, sunset cruises, sailing programs, and excursions to pristine barrier islands. Our exhibits, lecture series, and wooden boat building school provide a variety of educational experiences.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Apopka Histoircal Society was organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1971. The Apopka Historical Society are the caretakers of the artifacts representing the history of Apopka and Northwest Orange County. The Museum of the Apopkans is the physical building that houses these artifacts and is owned by the city of Apopka. The city provides support for the museum in maintaining the building and grounds and utilities.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
The Archer Historical Society's newly developed plan for the Yulee Railroad Day's Celebration, is to coordinate concurrent linear events in all of the towns along the original Florida Railroad's right-of-way, connected by runs, relays, parades etc. Initially it is planned to extend accross all of Alachua County celebrating the 150th anniversary of Yulee's visionary railroad which was chartered in 1853 and crossed Florida in the next 6 years.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
Constructed prior to 1900, this station served the route from Fernandina to Cedar Key built by David Yulee between 1857 and 1861. Originally located near the Bauknight house, it was moved to this site. The first official name of the line was the Florida Railroad. Later this became the Florida Central & Peninsular, and then part of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad. The "Eagle Mine Branch" curved to the south from the station along the present Gibson Street.
Art, Culture, History, Historic House
The Art & History Museums – Maitland is a premier Central Florida cultural destination and community gathering place. We offer 5 museums within a mile of one another, and invite you to spend the day with us and enjoy all that we have to offer.
From professional artists working in their studios to hands on 19th century woodworking, our museums offer unparalleled opportunities for enrichment and inspiration.
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
The Art & History Museums, Maitland operates the Maitland Art Center, Waterhouse Residence Museum, Carpentry Shop Museum, Telephone Museum, and Maitland Historical Museum. The Maitland Art Center was founded as an artist colony in 1937 by Jules Andre Smith and has grown into a cultural hub for Central Florida. The Maitland Art Center offers art instruction, exhibits, and public programming in an unequaled architectural environment.
Key West, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, History, Historic House
To educate and inform visitors about the artistic ornithological contributions of J.J. Audubon, the history and story of the Audubon House, its furnishings, and 19th century Key West and the Florida Keys.
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Beaches Area Historical Society chronicles the history and culture of the beaches communities of the First Coast through its historic structures, research facilities, permanent exhibition, and educational programs.
History, Historic House, Specialized
Former Freedmen's Bureau Bank, state-owned, Florida's oldest surviving bank facility.
Boca Raton, Florida
Children's, Historic House
The Children's Museum is a hands-on museum for children highlighting the arts, sciences and humanities. The interactive exhibitions encourage learning through creative play.
Lake Wales, Florida
Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House
Bok Tower Gardens offers visitors Florida's most abundant opportunities for aesthetic, cultural and personal enrichment. The lush landscapes of the Olmsted gardens, the majesty and music of the Singing Tower with its 60-bell carillon and the splendor of Pinewood Estate create an experience that inspires all who visit.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Art, History, Historic House
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, located at 900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale is situated on 35 subtropical acres between the Intracoastal Waterway and A1A on Fort Lauderdale beach. The whimsical estate was the winter retreat of Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett, two American artists whose unconventional personal touches are evident throughout the property. For more information go to www.bonnethouse.org or call (954) 563-5393.
Fort Myers, Florida
Botanical Garden, General, History, Historic House, Park
Walk among live oaks and lush gardens, relax in a rocking chair on the verandah as you watch the river roll gently by....but, first, join Mona and Jettie Burroughs as they share the history and colorful tales of living in one of Fort Myers' oldest homes - The Burroughs Home. Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted the Fort Myers' elite including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones.
Fort Myers, Florida
Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Planetarium, Science
The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium is a private, 501(c)(3), not for profit, environmental education organization located in Fort Myers, Florida. Our 105-acre site has a museum, three nature trails, a 44'-diameter dome theater planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries, a gift shop and meeting and picnic areas.
Cape Coral, Florida
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park, Specialized
The museum and historical society collects, preserves and displays items relating to the history of Cape Coral. Come learn about the pioneer families that worked the land, the era of the Rosen brothers and their Gulf American Corporation when Cape Coral and its vast canal system were built, and learn about the beginnings of the city of Cape Coral which was incorporated in 1970. Come inside and find out what makes this city so unique!
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Visit the Carrabelle History Museum located in the Old City Hall Building at 106 Avenue B, SE, ( behind the BP station on US 98). The museum is located in the Old Carrabelle City Hall built in 1933 as project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) by local mason Marvin Justiss. The museum has 4 rooms to display its collections. a workroom/office for the volunteers to process the incoming artifacts and a nice long hallway for special displays.
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized, University
The Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum is a specialty museum and archives which houses regalia and printed material relevant to the history of Africans and African Americans. Of particular interest are the collection, preservation, and dissemination of information significant to African Americans and their experiences and contributions in Florida and throughout the Southeastern United States.