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T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum

Address: 120 Church St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5941
Phone Number: 850 595 5990
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Ranked #23 of 40 Attractions in Pensacola
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Museum that features unique and innovative exhibits depicting West Florida's history, architecture...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Museum that features unique and innovative exhibits depicting West Florida's history, architecture and archaeology.

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Mobile, Alabama
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201 reviews 201 reviews
136 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Overall the best part of the museum is the interesting story and display of the cat. Free parking is a plus also

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United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went to the T.T. Wentworth Museum because it was supposed to be a museum of oddities and it was free. As it turns out, there was nothing odd in this museum (unless you count a history of Pensacola and a Coca-Cola rooom). There is also a charge ($6.00) to see the contents of this museum and I really wanted... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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201 reviews 201 reviews
192 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The changing exhibits are always interesting. When we visited this time the exhibit discussed the Cold War and life during that time in the U.S. But really, if you visit you just need to see the Petrified Cat (also called the Mummy Cat or Ghost Cat). Ask at the desk where it's located. The legend is that the ghost of... More 

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clarksvilee tn
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

not many artifacts but interesting history just a donation no set fee elevator great for elderly or handicapped

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum is located in the restored area of downtown Pensacola. That presents a small problem in that most of the parking in the area is limited to 2 hrs. To alleviate this problem, park in the lot behind the museum and get a slip allowing an additional 2 hours. The first floor of the... More 

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Northampton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The building architecture was interesting and some collections like old cameras and Coke memorabilia brought back memories though the collection was Not as large as I had anticipated. One hour and we had seen everything.

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Ormond Beach, Florida, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Gives a little insight what it was like in old Pensacola. Mr. Wentworth collected a lot of eclectic items and obviously was interested in many various things.

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Benton, Illinois
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Website was a bit misleading but overall the museum is very nice and put together well with exhibits. The history of Florida was interesting as well .

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Pensacola, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a great stop if your walking through downtown. It is free and air conditioned. It is a historical veiw of Pensacola. The docents have quite a bit of knowledge about the area so the are a good source for local happenings also.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Everyone will enjoy learning about the early days of Pensacola. It does not take a long time to tour and we learned things we did not know. Always a good thing. The Quayside Art Gallery across the street was as enjoyable as the museum. It's a two-fer:)

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