Small but just what we wanted. Very informative. I mean for $2, how can you go wrong !! The Ranger was very nice with lots of local knowledge.
We went to this attraction for one reason: to pay respect to the person that made air conditioning a reality. Yes, it is small and won't take more than 30 minutes to go through. But aside from telling the origin of manufactured ice (which is a God-send), it also tells about the hardships endured by early manufacturers of the area.... More
This museum has more than information about Dr. John Gorrie and it is very interesting and worthwhile to visit. We would definitely like it if this museum were able to acquire one of the original refrigeration items invented by Dr. Gorrie from the Smithsonian. The monument to Dr. Gorrie and the monument presented by the Masons is quite a tribute.... More
There's not much there but we enjoyed seeing the museum. It's very small and not worth more than a few minutes but for $2 a person, we felt like it was a worthwhile stop.
If you live in warm Florida you are bound to appreciate this man. A doctor who wanted to cool his patient suffering from a high fever so he built a contraption that pioneered the way for modern air conditioning. A true HERO in my book! This should become a pilgrimage for Southerners. This ice making machine idea of his is... More
There is a model of the first machine to make ice, used to alleviate suffering from Yellow Fever. This may sound strange, but one of the best things about it was a science project done by a 13 year old girl, which was on display. She had done a tremendous amount of research on ice making, air conditioning, and refrigeration,... More
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