History, Library, Military, Specialized
As an outgrowth of a local middle school project on the Holocaust, the Museum focuses on educating students and visitors through its collection and special exhibits and events . The inclusion of individual stories of local SWFL residents who are Holocaust Survivors, Camp Liberators and WWII Veterans "makes history personal".
Archaeology, History, Historic House, Military, Specialized
One of ten Houses of Refuge built by the U.S. Treasury Department in 1876, this is the only one that remains. Today it stands as a museum celebrating early peoples, life saving efforts, shipwrecks and military service. Re-creation of rooms depicting life at the House around the turn of the century. Exhibits of Ais Indians, shipwrecks and military servive are also displayed.Tours are available as are self-guided tours through the use of interpretive panels.