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Sanibel Historical Museum and Village

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950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
+1 239-472-4648
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History of Sanibel

Was a very interesting bit of history on Sanibel and a great effort to save a selection of history... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
depc1202
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
Truly a Hidden Gem!

My friend Pam and I visited Sanibel for a month. Pam had visited Sanibel before but I never... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
Susan B
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Monson, Massachusetts
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A delightful village museum that recounts the island's history through photographs, exhibits and live presentations.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“early days” (9 reviews)
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950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4017
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Was a very interesting bit of history on Sanibel and a great effort to save a selection of history for all to see

Thank depc1202
Reviewed July 9, 2017

My friend Pam and I visited Sanibel for a month. Pam had visited Sanibel before but I never had....so we were interested in the history of the Island. It took us a bit to find the Museum but it was worth every second! You can...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Whilst staying on the island (our 8th visit, at White Sands #15 this time - a beautiful unit!!) we visited the historical village and museum for an insight into the lives of the island's pioneers, their way of life, their houses, the hardships they faced...More

Thank MCLPerth
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Sanibel has a very interesting history and whenever you can get a little background on where you are visiting - I think it really adds to the trip. They have done a nice job preserving some key buildings from the island's history. You definitely will...More

Thank fenway1977
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Spent a few hours seeing actual houses that pioneering Floridians lived in on Sannibel Island in the late 1800's/early 1900's. There are audios in each building which explain who lived in the homes and what their lives were like.

Thank JanetT1817
Reviewed June 3, 2017

At this time of year, opening hours are extremely limited (Tue-Sat 10am-1pm). We arrived at noon, and an hour was good, but not good enough to explore all of these transplanted buildings and furnishings from old Sanibel. What is so amazing is that these various...More

Thank loubetti
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We visit the village every time we're in Sanibel as it's so good. If you're interested in the history of the island. It's a must. There's a film - interview with Sam Bailey, one of the pioneers and you can view several if the homesteads,...More

Thank Captivated1
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Took a bike ride before lunch with the family. It was nice to see some of the old buildings still around and the history behind it. I wish I had some extra time but our hands were full with a 2 year old. Great to...More

Thank fillyflip
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This is a really nice place to visit. The houses and stories about live on the island before that bridge are very interesting. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Alexandra v
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This place tells you so much of the Sanibel History. Its like traveling back in time. Very informative, well done!!!

Thank Iris K
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