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Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

#8 of 49 things to do in Marathon Features Animals
5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
+1 305-743-9100
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The tour is on a golf cart. Learned about the history of Marathon. Great views. The museum... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stella B
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
via mobile

Expensive for what it is. This should be priced like state parks. Although not one, it's very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathleen H
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This nature reserve contains evidence of pre-Columbian civilization and was once the site of an Indian village.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
+1 305-743-9100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour is on a golf cart. Learned about the history of Marathon. Great views. The museum served as great recovery after a very hot day.

Thank Stella B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive for what it is. This should be priced like state parks. Although not one, it's very similar to most I have visited. Saw iguanas, feed fish and saw a ton of spiders. They do have a small Wild bird rescue center which has a...More

1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had some time one afternoon on our trip to the keys and we stumbled upon this wonderful place. We were greeted by Dolores, whom we had called earlier to reserve the guided tour. Our tour guide was Craig and his humor and knowledge of...More

Thank spundar78
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Crane Point is a large tract of preserved natural Florida with multiple great nature trails that make you feel like you are trekking through primeval wilderness even though you are only a mile from modernity. The property has a restored home (the Adderly house) from...More

Thank wmerry2016
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take the guided tour. Make reservations in advance. My parents got the last two seats and loved it. We got to walk 15 mile in 93 Degree heat..... Buy the fish food in the gift shop and feed the fish. Take some quarters with you...More

Thank edwardsaar
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went on the small guided tour. Lasted over an hour. Guide had some good knowledge of the area. Extremely interesting tour, the old houses there are super cool to look at and see how people lived here 100 years ago.

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great nature center. We took two four year old boys, they really enjoyed seeing the trees, spider webs, parrots, iguanas and the animals in the hospital units. Very fun day, worthwhile to support!

Thank carolantom
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My mom and I were looking for something to do while the guys were out fishing and this was just down the street. We met Craig who took us on a golf cart ride through the park. It was very interesting and we learned a...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

There was much more here than I expected! Touch tanks, houses to explore, a small museum, bird hospital and a long hiking trail that ended in a beautiful water view where we saw 4 manatees. Lovely gift shop!

Thank soupy9s
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Learn the history of this area. Walk through mangrove trails. Visit the museum and gift shop. Watch the historical video. Take the golf cart tour of the nature trails. Kayak tours are available through Natural Paths Paddle Adventures from this location. Your puppy is welcome....More

Thank Diane R
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28 March 2017|
Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
$14.95 adult $12.95 senior or milatiry $9.95 kids under 12 5 & under free
13 July 2016|
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Response from Trainmaster78 | Reviewed this property |
No, no kayaking for me. But, had my (grown) son been along with us, he would have definately pronounced it "pretty good".
Stephanie F
18 February 2016|
Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
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