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Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

Address: 402 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
Phone Number: (941) 778-0492
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Anna Maria
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Oxfordshire England
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

The Island has a "quaint old fashioned feel about it". With it's pleasant houses and streets, to it's old fishing pier. A nice place to relax and while away a few hours.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stopped in one day on our way back to our place. It was very interesting to here the history of the island and the little house that was part of the city pier.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We called in to the museum on the last day of our holiday and were pleasantly surprised. Lovely gentleman was there to tell us all about the history of AMI. Don't miss out on a visit to the city jail - no roof, no windows just mossies to eat the occasional prisoner. Worth a visit.

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Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Learn about the history of Anna Maria Island, Take photos at the old jail, purchase some old settler's bread, tour the property-- a wonderful experience -- no visit to Anna Maria is complete without a visit here

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Largo, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The museum is very interesting and gives a lot of information about the island. They had an exhibit about baseball history on the island while we were there which was a lot of fun. The old time jail outside is a perfect family photo spot and worth the stop during your visit!

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Venice, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The museum is a great place to visit if you are not familiar with the area. You can learn interesting facts about Anna Maria and local things to see and do. Not as big as it could be.

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Bradenton, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Take an hour and visit this small but well done historic island museum. It is full of photos and objects illustrating how Anna Maria grew over the years. Covers the early settlers, importance of the pier and fishing through the years. Very interesting for young and old. Staff is informed and very friendly.

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Marietta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This small museum packs a lot into a small venue. We love the real Island style this museum offers. Rosers original house is adorable!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Take an hour and drop by this museum. It's got some Esther Williams paraphanelia. We learned a lot of interesting history of the island.

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England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We decided to visit the museum to find out more about the island. Info great and an enjoyable scavenger hunt for the kids. Staff engaged with us and very informative. A real must do activity if visiting Anna Maria island.

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