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Southwest Florida Museum of History

2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3619
+1 239-321-7430
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Good time with some history acknowledges

It has pre historic written all over of course,it is a good place to go see history and kill time... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Juscelia D
Great place to visit

This is a great museum, I have lived in SW Fl for 30 years and learned a lot from this museum, Very... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
South Florida, Florida
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2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3619
+1 239-321-7430
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

It has pre historic written all over of course,it is a good place to go see history and kill time unti it's time for your special affair of the day. You should include other places to visit on the same day because it won't keep...More

Thank Juscelia D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great museum, I have lived in SW Fl for 30 years and learned a lot from this museum, Very interesting facts about Indian tribes,Fl. crackers and animals. They have a beautiful train car you can go in to look around. At the...More

1  Thank CapeCoralAlley
Reviewed 17 October 2016

They change the main display up all the time, so it's never the same all the time. But they have lots of information and displays about Florida and our history. Absolutely beautiful!

Thank RNmom26
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My sister is writing a book about Henry Perrine who died in 1840 by Indians in Flordia. We spent the day researching and talking to museum personnel about the time period. They were very knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely recommend this museum. One of...More

Thank goodwinpin
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's much better than you would think. Interesting exhibits and facts about the area both current and ancient. I'd go back.

Thank stealthyrunner
Reviewed 25 July 2016

They have different things out on different days, also you can purchase books written on local history, and there is even a Pullman Car close by as the museum was, at one time, the train station where people from all over arrived to visit the...More

Thank MargaretS1943
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My daughter and I were exploring the museum for over 21/2 hours. There is something for everyone to see.

Thank brozzo13
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We never knew that there was a southwest Florida Museum of History. We went there after finding out about the museum and had an awesome time. We would certainly recommend visiting the museum.

2  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A nice summary of the history of this area. Interesting to see a "cracker" house and learn about the area. Interesting to see how the well-to-do travelled in their own train car. Very pleasant afternoon.

2  Thank Teri C
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The handheld narration devices as you took the self guided tour were great. Also the "cracker house" was a step back in time. We ended the tour with the luxurious train car that had been prepared for the use of the wealthy and this was...More

1  Thank Frank I
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2 June 2016|
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Response from kathiev_13 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours should be enough
9 May 2016|
Response from Travelqueen423 |
What is phone number for museum?
28 July 2015|
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Response from stulimom | Reviewed this property |
These 2 museums are no where near each other. It's probably a 25 minute drive from one to the other in Lakes Park.