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Destination Archaeology Resource Center

207 E Main St, Pensacola, FL 32502-6034
+1 850-595-0050
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Tiny but packed with info

Very small space but excellent detailed displays on the many facets of Florida history and how... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Jan B
Wowzers!!

We went on Friday and wow! Mr. Mike read a book about the first language and was so personable to... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
kk2182018
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207 E Main St, Pensacola, FL 32502-6034
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

Very small space but excellent detailed displays on the many facets of Florida history and how archaeology is done. Spent substantial time reading each and every exhibit and learning something from each one. Surprised to find info on the Indian Mounds of Crystal River, Florida...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We went on Friday and wow! Mr. Mike read a book about the first language and was so personable to the children and adults in attendance. They learned about archaeology, geology, and paleontology. Up next was sorting artifacts like pottery, bones, metal and rocks. Mr....More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Kind of worth it, if you have small children into archaeology / dinosaurs they'll definitely have fun here!

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Loved this small museum devoted to some of the archaeological digs and finds in this area including shipwrecks. Packed full of interesting tidbits and information.

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This place was great! It's FREE to visit and there were exhibits about archaeology from the entire state of Florida. There's a temporary exhibit that always features new research, so it's a great place to revisit throughout the year. They had tons of resources about...More

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Mike T, Manager at Destination Archaeology Resource Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks so much for the great review! We are glad you had a good time and we hope you will come back soon for all the programs, changing exhibits, and public archaeology lab days!

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Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting. And laid out very nicely because it covers the entire state by region so it can actually help plan other trips. Extremely informative.

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

This venue packs a lot of information into a small space. Situated next to the iconic Fish House, many locals don't have a clue what's behind its doors. This is a shame because this mini museum illustrates the archaeology of Florida in such a lovely...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Its a very nice place ... smalll but pack with info and helpfull staff . Point me in the rigth direction on visiting othr sites and meusseums ... its a great place to start exploring

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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

A Spanish ship sank in the 1500's rowing distance off the shore in Pensacola. They suspect a hurricane sank it while at berth. While the metal has long rusted away, the barnacles formed a perfect mold of many artifacts. This sweet little museum has many...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2015

Very informative but smaller on the inside than indicated on the outside. Artifacts were very time specific.More

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Mike T, Manager at Destination Archaeology Resource Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2016

Hi Janelle, Thanks so much for your review! We are glad you found our museum interesting, and yes the building is much larger than the exhibit inside. Did you know that the building we are in is actually an artifact itself! It was originally built...More

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