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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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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Pleasant Way To Spend An Hour (or less)

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Lots of local history. The docents are really committed to the Island. It's definitely worth stopping in.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Full disclosure. We didn't go there on purpose. I was looking for a restroom for my young son and stopped in (they have one, by the way). This was our second trip to AMI and both times I figured it would be miserable to take our two young sons into the Museum. I was wrong! First of all, they have... More 

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New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Some would skip this Museum thinking - boring - but don't! It is so well laid out with history of the island and so much memorbilla from the time period. We enjoyed poking around here and seeing how things looked back in the day. They have great arield pictures of the island and the staff have wonderful stories to tell.

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This museum is operated by volunteers that love to help you get the most from your visit. History comes alive with pictures!

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Additional Information about Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

Address: 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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