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Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

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Address: 402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
Phone Number: (941) 778-0492
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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History in Anna Maria.

Nice museum to stop in for a few minutes. They have a scavenger hunt for children. No admission fee, just donate!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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Nashville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stopped by the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, which is run by volunteers, on one of our last stops before heading home. It was a quaint little tour through the history of the island, but very small. There were many pictures, which was cool, a brief history of the Native Americans that lived there and the shell of the... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Nice museum to stop in for a few minutes. They have a scavenger hunt for children. No admission fee, just donate!

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We took out of town family who were visiting out there to see the Anna Maria Jail.. No roof, No Windows/Bars and no door.. They really got a kick out of it..

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Sarasota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you happen to be vacationing or spending a few days on the island then you must visit this neat little museum. It has more packed into it than you would think.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This little museum is staffed by a knowledgeable guide and is a great way to spend an hour or so looking at past photos and memorabilia of Anna Maria Island. The aerial photos of the island are particularly interesting. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the small house adjacent to the museum -- it's a fascinating look back to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous place to live... How blessed am I? Truly... If you want to get away from 'it all'... Come down here....

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Not much here but a lot of history in a couple of rooms. Easy to do as you're strolling through the shops on the main road. Won't take more than a half hour.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great welcome and lovely interesting local museum. Full of photos and stories about AMI and its heritage...it's just a short heritage compared to the UK!

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Anna Maria, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Knowledgeable docents staff the museum. Pretty setting in an area with shopping, dining and close to the city pier. The museum is small and well worth the time spent there.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I wish we had visited this on the first day of our visit to this wonderful island. The volunteer that gave us a tour was extremely knowledgeable of the history both recent and long-term. The museum itself is mostly pictorial with a few artifacts. The local historical society does a great job in preserving the memories of this charming island.... More 

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Additional Information about Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

Address: 402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
Phone Number: (941) 778-0492
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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