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... 更多
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.
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... 更多
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... 更多
The Mulberry Phosphate Museum is a hidden gem in Polk County. The phosphate industry has been an important part of Polk County's economy for a century or so. The Mulberry Phosphate Museum houses artifacts from dragline buckets to trains that were integral pieces of Central Florida history. But the real draw of this quirky little museum is its focus on... 更多
Great venue for the small community of Mulberry. It has wonderful displays & Information about the geology of Florida & the phosphate mines in the area. It has many fossils, sharks teeth, dinosaur bones and such to entertain & educate. It has wonderful visuals to enhance learning. As a teacher I have taken many classes there on field trips. They... 更多
Come to Mulberry and enjoy a afternoon with your children and grandchildren at the Mulberry Phosphate Museum. Very easy to find and close to MacDonald's. The history of mining in Polk county goes back over 100 years when Phosphate was king. Bone Valley is renowned for fossils found and on display at the museum. If you drive to Bartow on... 更多
what fun. Some may find it boring, but having a grandfather who worked the mines and would being me sharks teeth he found, I found the museum fascinating. I enjoyed speaking with the knowledgeable lady who patiently showed me how to look. Well, it takes patience and perseverance like anything else and you will find something. You might need reading... 更多