Having been to Marathon 3 years for vacation I finally stopped in this well hidden museum to have a look. I was pleasantly surprised by the number of interesting artifacts they had and how well curated it was. The exhibits were informative and interesting with out getting into dry sleep inducing minute facts, like many small museums tend to do.... 更多
We really enjoyed touring the tiny museum and hiking through the preserve. We arrived at 4 p.m., which really wasn't a good time since it closes at 5 p.m. (we actually didn't leave until 5:45, but they didn't mind). My only regret is I wish we got there earlier to spend more time (three hours would be perfect). Definitely wear... 更多
There are some trails that are covered be aware it is nature and there are these large yellow and black leg spiders (they get bigger when you get to the point end of trail). There were also iguanas resting up on the tree. It was not a busy attraction but it was worth the walk to the end to see... 更多
Every time we visit Marathon, the Crane Point Museum & Nature Center is always on our list to visit. As other reviewers have commented, I highly recommend it. While the trails are well marked, call ahead to ensure a spot on one of the docent guided tours (on the golf cart vehicle). Also visit the Bird Rescue Sanctuary near the... 更多
It was an overcast morning so we decided to go for a hike and sightsee. We enjoyed the different landscape, seeing lots of different spiders, and the bird sanctuary.
My friend and I visited on a Sunday and took the trolley. Highly recommend it! It made our visit so much more interesting to listen to our knowledgeable guide explain what we were seeing, not being botanists ourselves. So many fascinating stories about the history of this place as well - we were enthralled. Great little museum and gift shop... 更多
Our guide was so delightful and full of information. We learned so much about the botanical species and the history of the area and got some great pictures!