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Boca Grande Historical Society and Museum

170 Park Ave., Boca Grande, FL 33921
+1 941-964-1600
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Great surprise history lesson

Wow! What a great way to spend an hour learning some island history. Very thorough history and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
samsmomm
,
Westfield, Massachusetts
via mobile
Very informative

We spoke with Frank at the museum and he was not only friendly but was very knowledgeable about the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Lorraine B
,
Hagerstown, Maryland
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12 Jan 2018
“Very informative”
15 May 2017
“Love this light house and museum on the beach in Boca Grande”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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170 Park Ave., Boca Grande, FL 33921
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+1 941-964-1600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a great way to spend an hour learning some island history. Very thorough history and information lesson. I enjoy it way more than expected. I love the shell displays and marine facts. Enjoyed by all.

Thank samsmomm
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We spoke with Frank at the museum and he was not only friendly but was very knowledgeable about the history of the Calusa people and what they used for tools to get their food. He is very interesting to listen to, the place is absolutely...More

2  Thank Lorraine B
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

What a great find - all the way down at the south end of the island. Lots of information, very well presented. And the gift shop offers beautiful, locally made, jewelry. I purchased a lovely, sterling silver starfish necklace and sterling starfish earrings. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Enjoyed the history of native Indians and Boca Grande Island. It is a small museum but very interesting with the artifacts. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a must see on Boca Grande. All the history that is meant to read and observe. Jim and Rosemarie provided are so personable and welcome all visitors.

Thank Charles941
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the historic displays staffed by knowledgeable docents. Native American history, natural history and phosphate industry history.

Thank GMomBLM
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Small museum which provides an interesting overview of Boca Grande Island. The three rooms contain historical timelines, artifacts and examples of local fish, birds and other animals. Should take 30-45 minutes to complete. Views of the Boca Causeway can be seen from the porch. You...More

Thank Beachgirl119
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The first level of this former lighthouse keepers house has been turned into a museum with a wealth of information about both the lighthouse and Boca Grande. The walls are covered with information and the docent provided a wealth of information. Unfortunately the museum is...More

Thank zippo46
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

This little museum has a ton of great information about Boca Grande. Not to be missed to learn about the islands past.

Thank Gail C
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Boca Grande Historical Society is hidden behind Boca Bargains. It tells the history of the island beyond the winter resort it is now. There are pictures and interesting narratives. Also the director is knowledgeable and loves to share information about the history of this...More

1  Thank 3dogsnme
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