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“History of a strong people.”

Sanibel Historical Museum and Village
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Owner description: A delightful village museum that recounts the island's history through photographs, exhibits and live presentations.
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
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"general store"
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"step back in time"
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"early days"
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"learn how"
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"interesting place"
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"self guided tour"
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"on display"
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"take your time"
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"couple of hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"sears"
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"restored"
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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
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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 tour on your own with recorded messages and things to read in each and every authentic building! It was truly fascinating to learn the history of this wonderful island!

Thank Susan B
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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 and how they built up this island and turned it into a thriving community.
The village and museum are a worthy testament to those people, who came here a long time ago and made it their home.

Thank MCLPerth
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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 leave feeling educated.

They also have a fun scavenger hunt for the kids. This is a nice touch. It kept the kids engaged while we looked around.

Just be warned: the mannequin of the first post master is maybe the most creepy looking mannequin ever! Ha, ha!

The whole site is definitely worth checking out. Highly recommended.

Thank fenway1977
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