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Manatee Village Historical Park

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Address: 1404 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208
Phone Number: 941 749 7165
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Manatee village historical park

Manatee village historical park has so many interesting things to explore. It's a great place to take friends and family. We have taken our grand children there and also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Parrish, Florida
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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Manatee village historical park has so many interesting things to explore. It's a great place to take friends and family. We have taken our grand children there and also visiting friends. A visit there is always enjoyable

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have driven past here a thousand times but never stopped. I recently read that there would be a seminar on beekeeping held there, so I visited for that. After the seminar, I wandered the grounds looking at all of the historical buildings and artifacts. I learned many things about my town that I didn't know before. Well worth the... More 

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Crosby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We decided to visit Manatee Village after seeing a signpost for it, and having a couple of hours to spare. It is not a big site my any means, and you could probably see it all within an hour. It is free entry, with donations. There is decent parking, with an old steam railway engine outside. Inside is a small... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Visited today during the 150th Occupation of Manatee. Was so taken by the people in period dress, and the military display of Union Soldiers from The War Between The States. It is so interesting to see how people lived here in Florida during that time!

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Wimauma, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Definitely worth the trip. A good glimpse into the past. Do not figure on making a day of it just not enough to see. Probably better when there is an event going on.

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Some lovely buildings here from the past especially the Y shaped cracker house and the chapel plus the train for kids to climb on. Best of all is the price which is donations only. A nice gift shop as well. This is a great taste of old Florida.

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Clermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Very nice, well preserved historical park, with many buildings to explore. Most of which aren't completely closed off as most other museums are. You are allowed to touch, feel and explore much of the history contained here. There is even a playground to give kids a break from the history. It's worth mentioning, the entire experience is free of charge.... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you love strolling through some history from the late 1800s and early 1900s this is the perfect place to do just that! The park is laid out in an orderly fashion! Just pick up a brochure/map from the Wiggins General Store and start with #1 on the map -- which is the Old Cabbage Head Steam Engine. It's a... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

During a ride around the Sarasota area, we stopped at the Historical Park in Bradenton. It was listed in AAA and was well worth the visit. The citizens of the County had preserved several of the building from days gone by and moved them to this one site. There is a shed used by a prominent boat builder complete with... More 

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Cleveland, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It turned out to be a rainy day, but we still enjoyed our time visiting each building in this small enclave of local history. It is one of those places that you can spend a couple hours enjoying just reading and studying what life was like back when. I think it is a nice place to visit and you really... More 

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Additional Information about Manatee Village Historical Park

Address: Address: 1404 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208
Phone Number: 941 749 7165
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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