Last updated: 5/21/2019
Ocala, Florida
Address
1445 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470
phone: 352-236-5401
fax: 352-236-7142
e-mail: scott.mitchell@marion.k12.fl.us
web: www.silverrivermuseum.com
Admissions
Public $2
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Scott Mitchell, Director
Mission

To enhance students' appreciation of the cultural and environmental aspects of Marion County and north central Florida. Our efforts are to motivate students through the use of exhibits, guided tours on an interpretive nature trail, and hands-on activities and lab as well as introducing them to scientific and technological equipment used to learn about the environment. Now open to the public all year Saturday & Sunday 9 :00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. along with the Silver River State Park.

Governance

Marion Co. School Brd

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Staff Only

Appointment required: Yes

ADA

Museum, classrooms and library are ADA accessible. Main historic buildings in homestead display are also ADA accessible.

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Gift Shop

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MUSEUM CONFERENCES
Wednesday, September 1 - Thursday, September 30, 2021 — Virtual
CANCELLED: Florida Association of Museums 2021 Annual Conference
Monday, September 20 - Sunday, September 26, 2021 — Virtual
American Craft Council (ACC) Atlanta Southeast Craft Week
Wednesday, September 22 - Saturday, September 25, 2021 — Virtual
American Association for State and Local History/AMA 2021 Annual Meeting
Friday, October 1 - Sunday, October 31, 2021 — Virtual
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Wednesday, October 6 - Friday, October 8, 2021 — Virginia City, Nevada
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Monday, November 29 - Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — Washington, District of Columbia
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