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Cape Coral Historical Museum

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Address: 544 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33915
Phone Number: (239) 772-7037
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Well organized and interesting

If you are into history or just looking for something different to do, this museum is very interesting. They show you a short video and then you are on a self guided tour through... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you are into history or just looking for something different to do, this museum is very interesting. They show you a short video and then you are on a self guided tour through 3 air conditioned buildings. The exhibits they have include the early days, way before the City of Cape Coral was even conceived. There is no admission... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great for history buffs. Don't bring the kids. It's a very small place with helpful people. If you want a good perspective of Cape Coral and what life was like pre-1960 it's a must stop.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a small museum but so much history is backed into those buildings. Try to get a guided tour - you'll learn more about the history of Cape Coral. They also have DVD's there about the history and making of Cape Coral that are well worth buying.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The history of the city and surroundings was very interesting and complete. there were quite a few other people doing the same thing. I would recommend this as a stop ifyou are in Southwest Fl.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

from pasture to big city in 50 years. The unbelievable history of Cape Coral with its 480 miles of canals. The museum is a very worthwhile place to find out all about it.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed learning about various aspects of Cape Coral history- early settlers, the Gulf American Company developments, and the natural environment. They have a reference library, a garden with native plants, and a small gift shop. The guide was quite informative. My only ( slight) criticism is that some of the displays were not very professional, and... More 

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Lodi, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I went to take this tour while my other friends watched football. I found the history of Cape Coral interesting and the guide very informative. I had lots of fun tid bits to tell my friends when I got back from this historical society.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a small museum that shows the beginning of Cape Coral in the late 1950s. There is a cracker house set up so you can see how the cowboys lived as they were taking the cattle to market. There are busts of the influential people in the history of Cape Coral. As new residents of the cape it helped... More 

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cape coral, florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is interesting visit to view the history of this young growing city. They have some interesting souvenirs/books. The rose garden can be beautiful when in bloom.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Cape Coral is a very unique city and the museum does a good job chronicling the history and development of the area. Expect to be delighted by the displays but be forewarned of the limited operating days and hours, call ahead.

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