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Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
+1 941-778-0492
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Fantastic museum!

This was our first visit inside the actual museum. We've visited the jail and the cottage on the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DMDavis723
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Brandon, Florida
Worth the visit

I was waiting for Pickle Ball at the community center and had some time to before it was to start... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MotelEly
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Ely, MN
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“old jail” (11 reviews)
“scavenger hunt” (10 reviews)
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402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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+1 941-778-0492
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"old jail"
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"scavenger hunt"
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"early settlers"
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"great history"
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"all sorts"
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"pine ave"
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"worth a stop"
in 3 reviews
"artifacts"
in 16 reviews
"volunteers"
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"photos"
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"donation"
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"docent"
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"prize"
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"growth"
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"info"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first visit inside the actual museum. We've visited the jail and the cottage on the property, but never hit the time just right when the museum was open. We are so glad we caught it this time. Our guide, I believe her...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was waiting for Pickle Ball at the community center and had some time to before it was to start. So glad I did, very interesting and the ladies working were very informative. Beautiful Island!

2  Thank MotelEly
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of interesting historical info on the area and it’s close to local park if you need to stretch legs and get some fresh air.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

While not a very large museum it’s nevertheless packed with a great of information about life on the island. This free of charge museum will take you about 1/2 hour or so to go through but it’s worth it. There’s a great section about legendary...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Small museum on the history of Anna Maria Island. It even has a scavenger hunt to get kids engaged. The exhibits were well done and the docents were very friendly and informative. There is a photo op in the old jail and a house with...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Husbands win on this one. It was their suggestion and the museum is a complete time line of the island of Anna Maria. The displays tell the story of island development, including how they stopped mega high rises out and the people responsible for the...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

If you are staying in Anna Maria you would be foolish to not visit this charming little museum. It is fascinating to learn all about the history of the island. Who would of guessed the humble Fig Roll would play such an important role! Great...More

1  Thank fisherpl
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I highly recommend the museum. It gives the background on the settling of the area with great displays.

Thank cclanc
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Well maintained, fun to read and hear about Anna Maria’s past. Located on Pine Ave. easy to walk to, but also has plenty of off street parking.

Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Great little museum. We learned a lot and the woman working there were so informed about everything. Totally worth a stop and of course a picture opportunity at the old jail 😉

Thank Grussingtravels
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