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Collier County Museum

Address: 3331 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112
Phone Number: +1 239-252-8476
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Ranked #23 of 52 Attractions in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Nestled on five acres of native Florida landscaping, our flagship museum at the County Government...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Nestled on five acres of native Florida landscaping, our flagship museum at the County Government center in Naples offers newly created exhibits and galleries that capture the full panorama of local history. Pack a picnic and linger a while in the museum's shady backyard. Then do a little exploring on your own in our native gardens, restored Naples cottages, the archaeology lab, Seminole village or Calusa Indian camp. Enlarged twice, the museum's main gallery offers over 10,000 square feet of new displays, plus a traveling exhibit room, lecture hall, and gift shop.

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Three Rivers
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

There are 5 Collier County Museums and they are all free. The large one in Naples is very nice, but don't miss the smaller ones including the Depot in Naples and the Marco Island museum where they have changing local art and a great movie history of the building of Marco Island. We also enjoyed the very small museum at... More 

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Naples, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

don't judges that place by its outside look. if you live or visiting Naples you definitely want to visit the museum. It's free, you'll thank me later.

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Memphis, TN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

With all the major attractions in Florida, you might ask why STOP at a little museum in Naples, FL? Well...first, it is free! Second, you and your family might actually enjoy visiting a "low key" place where you might actually learn something interesting. This museum and the county you are in is actually named for Barron G. Collier. You probably... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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321 reviews 321 reviews
154 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

There are many exhibits on SW Florida housed in several buildins on nicely landscAPED GROUnds. Locals have bequeted intesting collections. Good parking. No food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My family and I recently visited this museum. We were unsure what to C pine, but were pleasantly surprised when we got there. There is so much history to see, touch, and experience. I highly recommend this museum to families, individuals and groups. It is well worth your time. Just be aware, when you go outside, it is best to... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Always enjoy local museums to learn about the surrounding area I am visiting. It is nice to find something that is not crowd and has a lot to offer. The best part of it is that it is free. I truly enjoyed seeing the 200 plus animals (stuff) they had on display. It is always amazing to see what is... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I brought my family to this museum expecting the worst. We have a free museum here in lake county and it's pretty dull. We were very pleasantly surprised. There is quite a bit of information about the native Americans and early settlers on the inside portion of this museum. There is also alot to see and do outside. They have... More 

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Naples, Florida
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9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were expecting rain so looked for something different to do & were pleasantly surprised. Lots of interesting info & artifacts from Naples' past. Indoor & outdoor exhibits & probably enough to keep kids busy too. Free, but accept donations, & close to downtown/5th Ave. Now I know what a chickee hut is!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Collier County Museum is located in the Naples court/municipal complex just south of downtown on 41, with plenty of parking. The Museum features an extensive exhibit on local Florida history from prehistoric times to Native American tribelands through to the World Wars and motion pictures. Outside the main builidng, the "backyard" hosts a collection of attractions, which kids especially may... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Bring the family and picnic on the grounds. This is a trip where one can enjoy both indoors as well as the beautiful outdoor environment with so much to explore. This museum is hidden on the grounds of The Collier County government site, enter from either collier blvd or Airport-Pulling and follow the signs for the Museum. There are several... More 

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