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Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

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Address: 402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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+1 941-778-0492
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10:00 - 13:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 13:00

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Very Interesting! A Must See!!

The Anna Maria Island Historical Museum is a "must see" for entire family. It's very interesting with all sorts of facts, exhibits and artifacts.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Anna Maria Island Historical Museum is a "must see" for entire family. It's very interesting with all sorts of facts, exhibits and artifacts.

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Deltona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed spending time here and learning the history of Anna Maria Island. Looks small from outside but so much to learn about inside!

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Thank Philip & Diane S
Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small but very historical museum and landmark Very well put together by volunteers Free ...excepts donations Learn about the early settlers of the island A must see Pine St. is a beautiful street with many shops leading to the beach and pier

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The volunteers were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We saw many things here that we've never seen before. My 10 year old daughter loved it. Be sure to see the back of the jail and the cabin outside that you need to have a guide to visit.

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Thank 505kristih
Brookville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A definite stop while on AMI. Loaded with the history and prehistory of the island and the coolest old stuff and pictures. If you took the time you could learn a lot about the island history. I wasn't crazy about the kids having a clip board shoved at us to do a scavenger hunt. It's a nice idea and fun... More 

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Thank beachy081
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A very interesting and quaint museum on Anna Maria island. Good illustration of the recent and distant past going back to Spanish arrical c16 and the indiginous native tribes. Very interesting collection and highly enthusiastic volunteer staff.

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Thank Seb B
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very small & limited places to park but good place to get to know history on the island! It was a cute little place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is great museum. It's small but don't let its size put you off. It's packed full of interesting artefacts and info about the island. We were lucky enough to meet a wonderful lady volunteer called Mair. Her knowledge of the island was very in depth and she made our visit so very enjoyable. There is a free trolley stop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My kids (8 and 12) wanted to stop in here and I am glad we did. They had a little treasure hunt that the girls did while we learned about the history of the island. The volunteer was very knowledgeable and full of interesting information. The original jail in the back is great for a funny picture and the relocated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had a wonderful time exploring this museum! It was loaded with great artifacts, displays and photos that detail the history of the island and surrounding area, There is a cool little scavenger hunt the kids can do while they are there. If they guess all the answers they win a prize. The Museum docent, Mair, was absolutely wonderful. She... More 

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