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Quaint cozy house of history

The perfect place for that first date. Your the history of IRB and get to know your date. Sit down... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Extraordinary706088
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Lovely Museum

I enjoyed this museum which is free and open to the public during specific days and times during... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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Venice, Florida
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The perfect place for that first date. Your the history of IRB and get to know your date. Sit down together for a game of checkers and see if your date plays fair. The game is missing one piece. Fun tour and very friendly folks overseeing the building. Loved it.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I enjoyed this museum which is free and open to the public during specific days and times during the week. I learned a lot about the area and the Indians who used to make this area their home.

Thank revreikind
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Located within a small park the museum is housed in an historic cottage and once inside it is much bigger than it appears from the outside. On entering the first thing one notices is a unique circular brick fireplace . The exhibits,artifacts and displays are found in several rooms and they capture the history of the region from the days of the Indians, the pioneers that settled here to the modern times of today.

Its worth the hour or so on a rainy day or to cool off on a hot day.

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The museum is housed in a former beach cottage. It has a number of interesting artifacts and displays describing the history of the area. This is expecially a nice way top spend a rainy afternoon.

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend visiting this place with children 10 and older. It's a small place so you'll get through it fairly quickly. It's neat to see what Indian Rocks Beach was like years ago. I loved seeing the old swimwear.

Thank tiffanyvk7
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

Its got a lot of history and its low key take your time you will find a lot of stuff staff is nice and their is a bathroom if you need it outside during hours open

Thank LoveTravel803176
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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

I was actually surprised at the amount local history packed into this building. We went just to kill a little time on our way elsewhere, but ended up spending almost an hour reading, looking at pictures and talking with the volunteer. A memorable stop on our short vacation!

Thank Tim K
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Very quaint. A look at what used-to-be a little bedroom community, south of Clearwater Beach. Lots of odds and ends of Florida kitch, along with artifacts. This is what IRB was like before the McMansions took over.

Thank Marcia L
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

We stopped in thinking it would be tiny and not much to see. We were very wrong - very nice volunteer spent close to an hour walking us through and personally telling is the story of how Indian Rocks Beach became what it is today. He grew up there and had a lot of great personal stories to tell. Definitely stop here - well worth it.

Thank kwolfe75
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Run by volunteers. Impressive amount of information and history of the surrounding area. Beautifully displayed. Well worth a visit.

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