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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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this was a great historical village with lots of antiques and building still intact and well preserved ---it is so nice to see someone is taking care and preserving the past... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Longwood, Florida
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Longwood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

this was a great historical village with lots of antiques and building still intact and well preserved ---it is so nice to see someone is taking care and preserving the past There was a lot of things my grandmother had and brought back memories of my childhood

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you are in the area on one of their open days(be sure to check) it's worth to stop by for a visit. Grounds are nice to explore, and buildings show a glimpse of life in Manatee County from a bygone era. Be sure to check out upstairs displays in the Mercantile Store, I found them the most interesting.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is not a very large village, but it's still worth a trip if you live in the area. Interesting buildings and information. I believe they do have specials events on occasion; however, I have never attended one.

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

No admittance fee, just a donation. Probably the most interesting thing on the property is the old steam engine out front. Although maybe that's because I remember them so vividly from my boyhood. Has a lot of Florida history, and examples of what life was like in the 18th-19th century. If you're a history buff, this is the place for... More 

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Manatee Village Historical Park

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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