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.
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 the "cherry on top" for the end!
This is a small museum full of great stuff! We learned a lot and had a really fun time here. This is the place to head on a rainy day. Groupon offers a deal on tickets. It seems small, but sure has a lot of history!
We went to the Southwest Florida Museum of History based on a friends recommendation. We felt it was an excellent museum that provided a history of the area from prehistoric times to the early 70's. The entrance fee was only $9/person and portable listening wands are provided to allow you to stop and listen to an overview of each stage... 更多
History buffs will enjoy the cracker house, the family's train car and the museum itself. My favorite was the train car that we could walk through. It was complete with kitchen and sleeping cars that had all the details. The voice wands provide one part of the tour with lots of additional reading through the the museum which is arranged... 更多
We stopped at the Southwest Florida Museum of History on our return from a visit to the Kennedy Space Center. What a find! The Museum is home to the history of Southwest Florida, from the native Indian tribes to the Spanish explorers and the early settlers. Included are several authentic replicas and an extensive collection of artifacts. There is an... 更多
When it's time to take a break from the beach and the golf course, this museum provides visitors with a comprehensive view of this fascinating city. Its exhibits range from archeological findings to military history to the civil rights movement in Florida. The audio tour enables guests to linger at the displays they find most interesting while offering an overview... 更多
We visited the museum last weekend and we're delighted with the presentation as well as the historic information available to us. Whether you're interested in prehistoric Florida, the settlement of Florida, the railroad history, the history of the people who settled Florida, the civil rights history and much much more, it is all here for you to Enjoy self guided... 更多