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Address: 252 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone Number: 386 255 6976
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Very interesting, worth the time.

Kathy, the nice lady who greeted us, told us all about the building and it's history. The exhibits were all very interesting, well, maybe a few of them didn't thrill me, but most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Kanosh, Utah
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Kanosh, Utah
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Kathy, the nice lady who greeted us, told us all about the building and it's history. The exhibits were all very interesting, well, maybe a few of them didn't thrill me, but most of it was very cool. The building itself is a museum piece. It started as a bank and the vault is still there. I can't say I... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Housed in a 1910 bank, this museum traces local/florida history through artifacts and a short film from 130,000 years ago to the present, yet covers it all without needing to spend a whole day.

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Palm City, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I had some time to kill and decided to run in and see if I could learn a little extra history. I did learn a few things, the staff was very nice, all and all it was a great way to spend my rainy day.

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Fords, New Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

halifax museum is quite interesting with some insightful history of Daytona over the course of centuries. Items like train bell, vault door of the bank, murals on the wall are notable. There is a fee of $5 and Thursday is based on donations only. Upstairs of the museum houses a toy exhibit. Three is a 20 minute movie that is... More 

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I tried to drag the kids to some historical sites on a rainy day. I thought this museum was a freebie but alas they charged five dollars a head. For me it was worth it and they had some interesting eclectic if 20th-century style collections. For the kids they really couldn't give a dang and nothing really grab their attention... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Take a minute or take an hour, its worth your time to see and experience what Daytona and Halifax area was like in the past. An old bank building that has been made into a museum. Well done.

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North Canton, Ohio
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a small collection of items from the Daytona beach area. There was an interesting movie shown. Since Thursday was admission by donation, we got our money's worth. The building is a beautiful old bank with original Tiffany windows.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

A sneaky opportunity for the kids to learn, this local museum is in the quaint downtown and features a to scale model of the beach before the high rises came in. LOVE it.

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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This building was where Florida Bank and Trust was housed. I worked there in 1963 so this visit was extremely nostalgic for me as one of the first displays was about the bank's history. All the displays are nicely done and covers a variety of topics concerning Daytona & Volusia County.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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174 reviews 174 reviews
33 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This museum is located in the former premises of a bank which opened a few years before WW1. The visit starts with a 25 minutes video (SD format, shown on an old big CRT screen). Interesting video, focused on North-Eastern Florida history throughout ages. Beware that kids may find it tedious. The exhibits encompass some artifacts from Timucuan Indians and... More 

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