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The Southwest Florida Museum of History

2300 Peck Street, Fort Myers, FL , 33907 (off Jackson Street, one block south of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard)
239-332-5955 | http://www.cityftmyers.com/museum/index.html

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About The Southwest Florida Museum of History

Description

Housed in the former Atlantic Coastline Railroad depot, the Museum is home to the history of Southwest Florida. Paleo Indians, the Calusa, the Seminoles, Spanish explorers, and early settlers are just a few of the people you will meet as you view our exhibits. An authentic replica of a pioneer "cracker" house, a 1926 La France fire pumper, and a 1929 private Pullman rail car are also part of the tour.

In addition, the museum also houses an extensive artifacts collection detailing early civilization, the Fort, the first settlers, the cattlemen, turn of the century, the military and agriculture, boating and fishing industries in Fort Myers are highlighted as well as a display of 1,200 pieces of depression and carnival glass.

Regular Admission Prices:
Adults are $9.50
Seniors $8.50
Groups of 10 or more $7.50
Students with ID are $5
Lee County residents showing proof of residency receive $1 off admission.

Location

Day Business Hours
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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