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“out dated”

Mulberry Phosphate Museum
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Mulberry
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

Always the same pile of stuff for the kids to look for sharks teeth Never a new pile of phoshpate never found anything bigger than a1/4 inch If that most teeth broke in more than half so dont hope for much

Thank Robin C
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Reviewed June 16, 2012

Family and I took a week in Lakeland at Geoholiday Imperial Lakes timeshare, got blistered at the beach so we spent a morning at the Mulberry Phosphate Museum. a quaint stop, not loads of excitement UNTIL, the kids found the first sharks tooth in the phosphate mine tailings in front of the museum, then Katie-bar-the-door!! The displays inside were nice, Ms South spent plenty of time teaching us the prehistory of Florida and its effects on Polk County. Displays were instructive and interesting to a 10 and 15 yr old. The Mulberry History Room was neat, showed a window into a world-no-more. Well worth a morning digging into local science when youre tired of the MouseHouse or beach.

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Reviewed May 13, 2012

Museum has several good fossil exhibits of items taken from the Phosphate Mining industry and some dredge buckets. Exhibits are housed in several railroad freight cars near the City Hall. The tour is free and is well done.

1  Thank walt1929
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

Very nice place to visit. Have taken my grandchildren on several occasions. They really enjoy checking out the caboose and searching for fossils in the rock pile. And of course they enjoy getting a souvenir or two.

2  Thank Nena2six
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Reviewed March 13, 2012

We stop at this place every trip to Florida. It's fairly close to my parents place in Lakeland. The museum is nice and has a suprisingly nice collection of bones, teeth and fossils. The realy high point for us is looking for shark teeth. Once you find one, you know what to look for and will find them easily. Dig small holes, large ones, just rake your fingers through the stones and you'll find the same shark teeth that the gift shops sell for a couple bucks a piece. Lots of fun.

2  Thank Don C
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