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Mulberry Phosphate Museum

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Address: 101 SE 1st St, Mulberry, FL 33860-3169
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It's the kind of place that you wouldn't even know was there unless you saw a review or read about it in a magazine. While visiting some friends in Mulberry we stopped in for a... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
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Haines City, Florida
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went there to learn more about fossils. Great selection of fossils found in the area on display. The lady at the museum was very helpful and seemed to enjoy talking about fossils. Once we had looked at the display of fossils, my friend and I dug in the pile of rocks/gravel outside the museum. We each found several sharks teeth.... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

It's on the small size but wonderful. They now have a train (engine) on display from the late 1800's. They dug this up I think in 2013. It was buried by phosphate miners and forgotten. They have fossils on display from animals that have long since vanished. They have a place for kids to dig for fossils. If your in... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you love history and ancient fossils, this is the place to visit. It was a quick visit but full of information that would explain the processes of phosphate mining and their benefits

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Thank andyfrelick
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This Place Has History and Offers Some Events Sometimes. Their is A Pile of Rocks in a Large Phosphate Shovel with Shark teeth In it. The Museum has Gallerys About Phosphate and Prehistoric Florida. Their is A Caboose, an Old Small Diesel Locomotive, and a Rusty Old Steam Locomotive From the 1800's.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

It's the kind of place that you wouldn't even know was there unless you saw a review or read about it in a magazine. While visiting some friends in Mulberry we stopped in for a visit. It's not a place I would drive great distance to see but if in the area worth the visit. It's free which is always... More 

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1 Thank Dutchie33
Winter Haven, Florida
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The kids loved learning about fossils and digging for sharks teeth.The guide was very good with our rowdy bunch!

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1 Thank mwalter62016
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

My grandchildren absolutely LOVE this museum! We go several times a month in the summer and once a month during the rest of the year. The staff is totally awesome, friendly, and knowledgeable.

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Tallahassee
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

My family loves sitting on a pile of rocks competing to see who can find the most teeth in one hour. So much free fun in this place. There is a small museum in a train car that shows the history of phosphate, and some very friendly ladies who work there. Spend a 1/2 hour or hour with small kids... More 

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1 Thank Lrenee212
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I went here as a child and recently had the chance to bring my kids, so glad it's still around. You can dig in the phosphate pile and find sharks teeth and fossils under the mulberry tree inside the drag line bucket. The museum is neat all the items inside were found within 50 miles in the phosphate pits. There... More 

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Cambridgeshire
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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This museum is very tired looking and uninspiring. It seems to be more of a PR exercise for the phosphate industry. Nothing wrong with that, but the whole place appeared run down. Very disappointed.

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