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“Not much to see” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Barnacle State Historic Site

Barnacle State Historic Site
3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133 (Coconut Grove)
305-448-9445
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Ranked #82 of 292 things to do in Miami
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Panama
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86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not much to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Me and my wife were in Coconut Grove, and we decided to visit the Barnacle State Historic Site after lunch. The entrance was very promising with a trail in the native woods, but it quickly ends up on an opened area (size of a small soccer field). At that point we got that weird feeling that we were in someone's backyard.

Visited July 2012
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English first
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Historical place to visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The Barnacle has lots of history. It is a beautiful place to visit in Coconut Grove. the Tour guides are highly recommended it is a house with lots of history and a boat house that has been renovated throughout the years due to hurricanes and storms at it is on the bay with beautiful view. Sometimes the have concerts at night and movie nights.

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Ft. Lauderdale
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71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Was OK.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Didn't find anything "extraordinary' about this place except the view. It is right on the water in the Coconut Grove area.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Too Small to be Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

A cute little walking trail plus green landscape with an old house on the property (oldest in Miami) and great views of the ocean and yachts. Relaxing walk through history.

Visited February 2012
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Florida
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211 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“A nice corner of Miami's history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

If you are in the Coconut Grove area this is a place worth visiting. It takes you back to the pioneer lifestyle that started Miami.

Visited September 2011
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