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Cape Coral Historical Museum

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Address: 544 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33990-1212
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+1 239-772-7037
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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A great way to learn about Cape Coral's history!

Our visit consisted of watching a 20 minute video in the Cultural Park Theater, the museum's next door neighbor, followed by a tour of the grounds and the indoor museum exhibits... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Michael K
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit consisted of watching a 20 minute video in the Cultural Park Theater, the museum's next door neighbor, followed by a tour of the grounds and the indoor museum exhibits. The video was terrific, doing a wonderful job of telling the interesting story of the Rosen Brothers, part genius, part visionaries and part super-salesmen. It's a relatively young city,... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Though very small and limited visiting hours, this a must to learn about how Cape Coral came about. It was interesting to learn how Cape Coral was planned and created by 2 brothers. The volunteer was knowledgeable and pleasant.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

New to the area and I wanted to learn all I could about the history of this canal town, seeing it is relatively a young town. There is a video explaining how Cape Coral came about. Then you are free to wander around the museum. A very informative and interesting visit. So glad I decided to stop in! Please note... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

If you plan on moving here stop by. Its Free...donations are nice. Ladies are full of knowledge. Lets you know why city is laid as such. Gives great beginning of the Cape and why it is known as The Coma

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Be sure and stop by this Place if you want to know what's going on Cape Coral from the inception till now... Lots to learn here and great souvenirs

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

The ladies here gave a brief history of the Cape, they took my family on a walking tour, there is a video, they teach you about the burrowing owls which I find fascinating! There was no fee, and they do accept donations.

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Thank Kathy H
Griffith, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

My oldest son loves history and all boys love anything to do with soldiers! We have gone to several veteran's museum. This is one of the greatest that we have gone to. I love how the staff there answered all of our questions. We had a gentleman that walked away around with us and explained to my boys some different... More 

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Amherst, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

Took my 15 yoa grandson. We both totally enjoyed ourselves. Very informaive, if you take the time to look and READ. Only thing we both would have loved if they had something to explain WHY or WHAT brought about each war. Still very enjoyable

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

We were a bit aprehensive to walk in to the museum. It was quite small and did not grab your interest right away. We were 2 of the 3 visitors that morning. We a were first time visitors, but the other was a life long resident and grandaughter of some of the original home purchasers. We reluctantly agreed to watch... More 

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near Milwaukee, WI
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

This museum is only open a few days a week, and it operates out of the library. The Rosen brothers in the 1950s tried to make the area a mecca for families wanting homes by water and with country club lure. To that end, many canals were built as well as various buildings for social life. The tour starts with... More 

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