Museum depicting early Central Florida history and more specifically the History of Geneva, Florida.
Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Under the shade of two hundred year old oak trees, explore historic buildings and travel back in time to experience pioneer life in early Southwest Florida.
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
In the 1800s, Mandarin was a small farming village that shipped oranges, grapefruit, lemons and other fruits and vegetables to Jacksonville and points north on the steamships that traveled the St. Johns River. In 1864, the Union steamship, the Maple Leaf, hit a Confederate mine and sank just off Mandarin Point. Author Harriet Beecher Stowe wintered in the village from 1867 to 1884.
Marco Island, Florida
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House
Long famous for its Key Marco Cat - one of the most remarkable and influential discoveries in North American archaeology- the new Marco Island Historical Museum will explore Southwest Florida's Calusa Indians and bring this vanished civilization to life with informative displays and an exciting recreated village scene.
Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Historic Spanish Point is a 30 acre historic, archaeological, and environmental museum located on Little Sarasota Bay. Discover 5,000 years of history while enjoying the surrounding natural beauty.
Ponce Inlet, Florida
Aquarium, History, Nature Centers
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Marion County Museum showing 12,000 years of history.
Jensen Beach, Florida
General, History, Library, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
The Maritime & Classic Boating Museum of Florida was incorporated in 1993 and opened to the public in 1995, moving to its home in 2003. Easily accessed by land or sea, via the south fork of the St. Lucie River, MCBM with its own marina, was located in a small cottage on Kanner Highway, along with a boat restoration facility.
Cross Creek, Florida
History, Nature Centers
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Matheson History Museum is a non-profit museum and archives dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history and culture of Alachua County.
Vero Beach, Florida
Botanical Garden, Children's, History, Library
MCKEE BOTANICAL GARDEN HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE…
COME EXPLORE & DISCOVER THE MANY WONDERS OF MCKEE
McKee Botanical Garden, which is located on an 18-acre tropical hammock in beautiful Vero Beach features something for all ages. In 2021, the Garden will celebrate its 20th Anniversary since reopening in 2001.
Vero Beach, Florida
Information on - History of 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet
Key West, Florida
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society operates a two thousand square foot conservation laboratory that specializes in conserving underwater archaeological artifacts. This means all the artifacts that are either recovered from our archaeological expeditions or are donated are conserved on premises.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Exhibits reflect local history from Timucuan Indians to arrival of the Spanish, early settlement in the beginning 1800's, the Seminole Wars, Civil War, and town development to the present. Museum open daily 1-4 pm, archives open Wednesday 9-12 and by appointment. Gift Shop.
Punta Gorda, Florida
History, Military, Specialized
The Military Heritage Museum is dedicated to educating the public about our rich military heritage, while honoring those who served to preserve our freedom. The Museum’s displays include authentic artifacts and memorabilia representing most military conflicts in which the United States has participated, from the Civil War to the present.
Archaeological Site and Living History Museum. Mission San Luis transports visitors to a community where Apalachee Indians and Spaniards were drawn together by religion, military and economic purposes. Today visitors to San Luis discover a re-created colonial town including a Franciscan church, friary, Hispanic village, Apalachee council house and a fort, Castillo de San Luis. A new visitor center houses a catering hall seating 250, theatre, classrooms, and a gift shop.
Children's, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Moccasin Lake Nature Park is an Environmental and Energy Education Center providing residents and visitors to beautiful Clearwater with a natural retreat from the concrete and asphalt setting of the urban environment and offers a change of vistas from the famous white sandy beaches. This is a place where you can enjoy a small piece of Florida's natural history. Come walk the nature trails where you might visually encounter egrets, ospreys, butterflies, turtles or the occasional alligator.
Delray Beach, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Park, Specialized
Discover the legacy of a unique chapter in Florida's history -- that of the pioneering Yamato Colony of Japanese settlers -- at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Archaeology, History, Historic House
An underground archaeological exhibit -Stories Beneath Our Feet is now open. The historic home on the property is under restoration to ca. 1921.