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“Interesting museum”

Southwest Florida Museum of History
Ranked #29 of 116 things to do in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence
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Tallahassee, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
98 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Interesting museum”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

I went here when I first arrived in Ft. Myers to get a sense of the areas, history. It was great. Nice, self guided audio tour. Most things are indoors which is great for the summer-fall weather.

Visited September 2012
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Fort Myers, FL
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“GREAT WAY TO VIEW EARLY FLORIDA”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Spent a few hours walking through the museum and got a great appreciation of the early days of Florida. The museum was very educational but the highlight was the walk through the railway car. It was very easy to pretend that you were a passanger during the time and what it may have actually felt like.

Visited September 2012
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Rome, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
160 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“What a surprise!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

A real local museum. Not large, but full of information about local history from pre-history to post WWII. Some great exhibits, plenty of information, but not ovewhelming. Really liked being able to wander through an old private railway carriage without being told not to touch!

Visited August 2012
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North Fort Myers, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
510 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“A very Intersting Visit”
Reviewed August 3, 2012

We never heard of this place until Groupon mailed us a coupon for 50% admission. It was well worth it. We have been snowbirds to this area for 7 years and now know the history of Ft. Myers! Will go back again!

Visited July 2012
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Fort Myers, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
229 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Worth the visit in every way”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

Want to know who Myers was? And where was the fort? This is the place to find out. And so much more as well. If you are an area resident or interested in its history, mark this as a prime source of information presented in a fascinating manner.

Visited July 2012
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