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Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum

71 N Federal Hwy, Historic Town Hall, Boca Raton, FL 33432-3919
+1 561-395-6766
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Nice surprise in the heart of Boca Raton

Am history and art buff. Loved this small Museum, filled with the 1920s style Spanish Colonial... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
marshabc2015
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San Francisco, California
Visit to Boca

Not very much there. Thought there was a WWII exhibit, but there were only a couple of items... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
DCShaker
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum operates the Boca Raton History Museum, Boca Express Train Museum, and Fire Bay Gift Shop in Downtown Boca Raton. The BRHS&M also offers history tours, lectures and community oriented fundraisers. Most notably, the Boca Bacchanal, Boca's premier food & wine festival.
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“fire station” (2 reviews)
“original town” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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71 N Federal Hwy, Historic Town Hall, Boca Raton, FL 33432-3919
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+1 561-395-6766
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Am history and art buff. Loved this small Museum, filled with the 1920s style Spanish Colonial Revival furniture, beautiful with exhibits and video telling the story of Boca Raton, from its beginnings onward.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Not very much there. Thought there was a WWII exhibit, but there were only a couple of items. Wouldn't recommend.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

This place is a wealth of history and information. Susan and her staff are available whenever you need information and reference material.

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

This historical former city hall building houses both a wonderful museum of local history and a guide for visitors. See Steve for maps of the area and for ideas. For $5, you can tour the former city offices which are now decked out with local...More

3  Thank Ace J
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

This small museum is located in an old fire station in the middle of the city, it is not very large, but the artifacts of the City are Displayed and there is a small gift shop. Worth a visit if you happen to catch it...More

1  Thank john s
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this visit so much... The video is a must.. I didn't know that the PC was basically born here in Boca Raton..

1  Thank Mexskins
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Lots of fascinating history! Wonderful staff, very warm and friendly! They are very happy to share share all of Boca's fascinating history! Definitely worth checking out!

1  Thank Ana B
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

What an interesting thing to find in Boca Raton, which by the way, has a fascinating History. Loved this place. Also loved the Boca Raton Library which I Visited daily, in an emergency, when I didn't have a car. I took the bus. There is...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

Historical documents, photos and exhibits of Boca's past. Excellent docents and town historians most helpful. Interesting original town hall building. Mizner park two blocks away for dining and shopping.

1  Thank reelwise
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

When you're new to Boca and you don't know where to go, we suggest the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. We stumbled in last week to see if we could find information on fashion history in Boca and we were treated to a private...More

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