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Sanibel Historical Museum and Village

950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
+1 239-472-4648
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Old Florida

When you visit the historic village you step back into time as it is the story of the Island from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dedicated to history

What a wonderful place! The dedication of the volunterrs is monumental. It was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Massillon, Oh
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A delightful village museum that recounts the island's history through photographs, exhibits and live presentations.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“early days” (8 reviews)
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950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
+1 239-472-4648
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you visit the historic village you step back into time as it is the story of the Island from the late 1800's to the 1940's. There are 10 buildings that were once scattered thoroughout the island with the oldest dating to 1896 and the...More

Thank Localjane
Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a wonderful place! The dedication of the volunterrs is monumental. It was very interesting and well put together.

Thank nanny67
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Extensive collection of history. Very educational. An interested adult could spend a lot of time here. My kids got bored, but that was expected. I would suggest going on a day that's not too hot to be more comfortable as most of the buildings aren't...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village was an enjoyable experience for me and my 18 year old son and his friend. They enjoyed it as much as I did. The opening video was helpful for an overview. The guide was pleasant and knowledgeable. Interesting details...More

Thank malinpatrick
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The museum is a perfectly presented history of Sanibel and its people. Original buildings and artifacts are beautifully displayed, inviting visitors to wander and appreciate. It truly does take one a few steps back in time!

Thank Suzy V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visiting how these people planned, lived and worked was facinating. It make you appreciate how easy life is for us now.

Thank barbarawyskowski
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Was a very interesting bit of history on Sanibel and a great effort to save a selection of history for all to see

Thank depc1202
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My friend Pam and I visited Sanibel for a month. Pam had visited Sanibel before but I never had....so we were interested in the history of the Island. It took us a bit to find the Museum but it was worth every second! You can...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Whilst staying on the island (our 8th visit, at White Sands #15 this time - a beautiful unit!!) we visited the historical village and museum for an insight into the lives of the island's pioneers, their way of life, their houses, the hardships they faced...More

Thank MCLPerth
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Sanibel has a very interesting history and whenever you can get a little background on where you are visiting - I think it really adds to the trip. They have done a nice job preserving some key buildings from the island's history. You definitely will...More

Thank fenway1977
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