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Ybor City Museum

Ybor City Museum The Ybor City Museum, housed in the Ferlita Bakery building (a neighborhood bakery operated by the Ferlita family, Italian immigrants who established the business at that location in 1896), the Casita, and the Garden. The Casita is actually one of seven small cottages, built for cigar workers’ families that are located at […]


Museum of Science & Industry Plan to spend a minimum of 4 hours at the Children’s Science Center, the IMAX Dome Theatre, or tour Disasterville and experience hurricane force winds. Pedal a bicycle balanced on a 1-inch steel cable. Guests will be harnessed into the bike and ride across a 98-foot-long cable suspended 30 feet […]

Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum

Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum Learn all about Gasparilla Island’s fascinating history and wildlife while touring the historic 1890 lighthouse. Exhibits in the museum include displays on the Native Americans who first visited these shores, the Spanish who arrived in the 1500s, the local fishing industry, the history of the lighthouse, the development of the railroad, […]

Salvador Dali Museum

Salvador Dali Museum – St. Pete This starkly modern museum houses the world’s most comprehensive (and most valuable, at $125 million) collection of works by the renowned Spanish surrealist. With oils spanning from 1917 through 1970, the collection provides an excellent overview of Dalí’s major themes and symbols. Characterized by its diversity, it includes the […]

Spanish Point

Historic Spanish Point “A Window to the Past”; an archaeology exhibition about the gulf coast region’s earliest people. Be surrounded by a 15 foot high prehistoric shell mound called a midden and view a recreated dwelling from 1,000 years ago. Enjoy the Sunken Garden, Duchene Lawn, & Jungle Walk gardens, plus the classical styled Pergola […]

Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

Gulf Coast Railroad Museum Offering one of the most unique museum experiences in the world. Here you “Ride the Exhibits!” The Museum operates weekend excursions year-round from the Train Station in Parrish, Florida. Special weekend events are scheduled throughout the year featuring themed train rides. The caboose is always available to charter for small birthday […]

G.Wiz Science Museum

G. Wiz – The Science Museum A hands-on science and learning center, where science becomes relevant, technology understandable, and learning, an interactive adventure. Come, Get in the “Zone”: Explora zone, Tech zone, Wave zone, and Body zone.  Enjoy a wonderful experience with the kids. 1001 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota Call for details: 941-309-4949

South Florida Museum

Founded in 1946 by community leaders, the South Florida Museum opened in 1947 on Bradenton’s Memorial Pier with the Montague Tallant collection of Florida’s First Peoples pre- and immediate post-contact archaeological material as well as collections relating to the scientific and cultural history of southwest Florida and Manatee County. In 1949, Baby Snoots, a West […]

Powell Crosley Estate

Powell Crosley Estate – Sarasota By the end of his life, he had invented, developed, manufactured or produced the first economy car, televisions, the Shelvador refrigerator, the first 4-wheel disc brakes, 35mm cameras, several airplanes and much more. The mansion sits on 16 acres on Sarasota Bay. The 11,000 square foot home has 21 rooms, […]

Ringling Museum

Ringling Circus Museum – Sarasota The Circus Museum celebrates the American circus, its history and unique relationship to Sarasota. The world’s largest miniature circus, costumes, wagons, performance equipment, and other artifacts chronicling the history of the Circus are on display. Call for details: 941-359-5700