List of museums in Florida

This list of museums in Florida contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Museum Name City Region Type Notes
A. E. Backus Gallery & Museum Fort Pierce Central East Art Features landscapes by A. E. Backus and pieces by other Florida artists
African American Museum of the Arts DeLand Central East Art Art and culture of African Americans and Caribbean Americans
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Clewiston Southwest Ethnic-Native American Managed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida at the Big Cypress Indian Reservation, artifacts, culture and life of the Seminole in the swamps of Florida
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum at Okalee Village Hollywood Southeast Ethnic-Native American Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood
Air Force Armament Museum Eglin Air Force Base Northwest Aerospace Air Force planes, bombs, missiles, rockets and other military weapons
Air Force Space & Missile Museum Cape Canaveral Central East Aerospace Houses artifacts from early space program & includes extensive outdoor rocket garden with vintage missiles & rockets.
Airport Museum Melbourne Central East Aviation Houses displays on Naval Air Station Melbourne & Melbourne International Airport.
Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens Winter Park Central Art Sculptures of Albin Polasek and others, and changing art exhibits
Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery Jacksonville Northeast Art Part of Jacksonville University, includes changing exhibits of contemporary art, collections of carved ivory, Pre-Columbian artifacts, Steuben glass, Chinese porcelain, Cloisonné, Tiffany glass, and Boehm porcelain
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park Tallahassee North Central Historic house 28 acres (110,000 m2) of ornamental gardens, 1920s-1940s period Maclay House
Amelia Island Museum of History Fernandina Beach Northeast Local history Housed in a former jail
American Police Hall of Fame & Museum Titusville Central East Law enforcement Police weapons, vehicles, equipment, badges, uniforms, procedures and more
American Victory Ship & Museum Tampa Central West Maritime World War II cargo ship
American Water Ski Educational Foundation Hall of Fame and Museum Polk City Central Sports website, also known as Water Ski Hall of Fame, features water ski and boating memorabilia
Anita S. Wooten Gallery Orlando Central Art website, part of the Valencia Community College, East Campus
Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts Pensacola Northwest Art website, contemporary art exhibits
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens West Palm Beach Southeast Art Artist's home, studio and outdoor sculpture gardens
Anna Maria Island Historical Museum Anna Maria Island Southwest Local history website
Apalachicola Maritime Museum Apalachicola Northwest Maritime website, planned museum
Appleton Museum of Art Ocala Central Art Part of Central Florida Community College, collections include sculptures, 19th-century paintings, Pre-Columbian, African, European and Asian arts and antiquities
Archer Historical Society Museum Archer North Central Local history Housed in a railroad depot
Armed Forces Military Museum Largo Central West Military website, displays include World War I, Japanese memorabilia associated with the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor, USMC in the South Pacific, D-Day landings, German Third Reich, Korean War and 8063rd M.A.S.H memorabilia
Armory Art Center West Palm Beach Southeast Art website, community art center with exhibit gallery
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Hollywood Southeast Art Contemporary visual and performing arts
Art Center Sarasota Sarasota Southwest Art website, visual arts center with exhibit galleries and a sculpture garden
ArtCenter Manatee Bradenton Southwest Art website
Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach Fort Walton Beach Northwest Art website, visual arts center with exhibit gallery
Art Gallery at Broward Community College Pembroke Pines Southeast Art Broward Community College South Campus
Art League of Daytona Beach Gallery Daytona Beach Central East Art Exhibits by local artists
ArtCenter/South Florida Miami Beach Southeast Art website, gallery
Atlantic Center for the Arts New Smyrna Beach Central East Art Includes galleries in two locations
Audubon House and Tropical Gardens Key West Florida Keys Historic house 1830s period home of artist and ornithologist John James Audubon, includes gallery of his art
Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Sanibel Southwest Natural history Shells and mollusks
Baker Block Museum Baker Northwest Local history website, complex includes the museum with antiques, tools and period displays, a post office, mill, log cabin, blacksmith shop, corn crib and outhouse
Barnacle Historic State Park Coconut Grove Southeast Historic house Includes 19th century period home and boathouse of yacht designer Ralph Middleton Munroe
Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach Southeast Art Collections include Renaissance and Baroque paintings, Rococo court painting and English portraiture, painting and sculpture of North America, 19th and 20th century landscape and history paintings, painting and sculpture of North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, contemporary photography, Asian art, European decorative art
Bay of Pigs Museum and Library Miami Southeast Ethnic-Cuban website, history of the Cuban Revolution, failed Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Exile experience
Beaches Museum & History Center Jacksonville Northeast Local history website
Bienes Museum of the Modern Book Fort Lauderdale Southeast Library Changing exhibits from its collections
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Key Biscayne Southeast Maritime Tours of Cape Florida Lighthouse and keeper's quarters
Black Heritage Museum Middleburg Northeast Ethnic-African American information, open by appointment
Black Heritage Museum New Smyrna Beach Central East Ethnic-African American
Blanchard House Museum Charlotte Harbor Southwest Ethnic-African American website
Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Fort Myers Southwest Art Edison State College, Lee County Campus
Boca Express Train Museum Boca Raton Southeast Railroad website, includes restored rail cars & a steam engine
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum Boca Raton Southeast Local history website, located in Town Hall
Boca Raton Museum of Art Boca Raton Southeast Art Collections include 19th and 20th century European and American painting, drawings and sculpture; West African and Pre-Columbian art; modern and contemporary art; decorative arts and sculpture
Bok Tower Gardens Lake Wales Central Historic house 1930s period mansion, carillon and botanical gardens
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens Fort Lauderdale Southeast Historic house 20th century estate with art exhibits and gardens
Brevard Community College Planetarium & Observatory Cocoa Central East Science Exhibits are at Science Quest Exhibit Hall at Brevard Community College, also planetarium, observatory and art exhibits
Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science Cocoa Central East Multi Natural history, science, local history and culture
Bronson-Mulholland House Palatka Northeast Local history Operated by the Putnam County Historical Society
Browning Railroad Museum Palatka Northeast Railroad website, operated by the Palatka Railroad Preservation Society in the Palatka Railroad Depot, includes model train layout
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park Flagler Beach Northeast History Plantation ruins and exhibits
Burroughs Home Fort Myers Southwest Historic house Turn-of-the-20th-century period house, open once a week for living history tours
Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum Jupiter Southeast Biographical Burt Reynolds
Butler House Museum Deerfield Beach Southeast Historic house Operated by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium Fort Myers Southwest Natural history website, includes live animals, programs and a planetarium
Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park Starke Northeast Military
Camp Gordon Johnston Museum Carrabelle Northwest Military web
Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum Fort Walton Beach Northwest Education One room schoolhouse, part of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center
Cape Coral Historical Museum Cape Coral Southwest Local history web
Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum Winter Park Central Historic house 1930s Spanish-style estate designed by James Gamble Rogers II
CAS Gallery Coral Gables Southeast Art University of Miami
Cason Cottage Museum Delray Beach Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Delray Beach Historical Society, reflects Florida's lifestyles from 1915–1935
Castillo de San Marcos St. Augustine Northeast Military Spanish fort and museum, living history re-enactments
Cedar Key Historical Museum Cedar Key North Central Local history
Cedar Key Museum State Park Cedar Key North Central Historic house 1920s period house with collection of shells and Native American artifacts
Central Florida Railroad Museum Winter Garden Central Railroad
Centre Gallery Tampa Central West Art University of South Florida
Charlotte County Historical Center Charlotte Harbor Southwest Local history website
Child of the Sun Visitor Center Lakeland Central Architecture Photographs, furniture, and drawings depicting Frank Lloyd Wright's relationship with Florida Southern College, also Wright exhibits
Children’s Museum of Boca Raton Boca Raton Southeast Children's website, also known as Boca Raton Children's Museum
Children's Museum of the Highlands Sebring Central Children's web
Children's Science Explorium Boca Raton Southeast Science website
Civil War Soldiers Museum Pensacola Northwest Military Civil War artifacts and memorabilia
Clay County Historical Society Museum Green Cove Springs Northeast Local history website, located in an old depot, also railroad memorabilia
Clewiston Museum Clewiston Southwest Local history Houses exhibits highlighting the local Clewiston area, including the cattle industry, commercial fishing & Seminole Indians.
Coral Castle Homestead Southeast Art Stone sculpture castle structure and garden
Coastal Heritage Museum Crystal River Central West Local history Located in the historic old city hall
Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum St. Augustine Northeast Living website, life of Spanish soldiers and their families in 1740 St. Augustine
Columbia County Historical Museum Lake City North Central Local history website
Conrad Center DeLand Central East Local history website, operated by the West Volusia Historical Society
Constitution Convention Museum State Park Port St. Joe Northwest History Recreated hall with life-size audio-animated figures telling the story of the first Constitution Convention of Florida, also exhibits of 19th century life
Coral Gables Merrick House Coral Gables Southeast Historic house 1925 period home of the founder of Coral Gables
Coral Springs Museum of Art Coral Springs Southeast Art web
Cornell Fine Arts Museum Winter Park Central Art Part of Rollins College, collection includes art and objects from antiquity to the 21st century
Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture Delray Beach Southeast Art Located in the Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, exhibits of fine art, craft and American culture
Cracker Country Tampa Central West Living Late 19th century rural village
Cracker Trail Museum Zolfo Springs Central History Florida Cracker Trail, Florida pioneer history
Crane Point Museum, Nature Center & Historic Site Marathon Florida Keys Natural history Includes museum of natural history, children's museum, bird rehabilitation center
Crealdé School of Art Winter Park Central Art website, 3 galleries: Alice & William Jenkins Gallery, Showalter Hughes Community Gallery, & Contemporary Sculpture Garden
Crowley Museum & Nature Center Sarasota Southwest Multiple website, includes museum of pioneer history, pioneer cabin, blacksmith shop, working sugar cane mill, restored 1892-period Tatum House, nature trails and boardwalk
Crystal River Archaeological State Park Crystal River Central West Archaeology Site includes 6 pre-Columbian mounds and museum with excavated finds
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach Ponte Vedra Beach Northeast Art website, exhibitions of local, regional and national artists in a variety of media
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Jacksonville Northeast Art Collection includes European and American paintings, Meissen porcelain
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park Bushnell Central Military Site of the 1835 Second Seminole War battlefield, visitor center museum about the war
Dade City Citrus Museum Dade City Central West Multiple website, includes citrus industry memorabilia and movie, antique cars, Coca-Cola memorabilia, replica 1940 gas station
Daniels Center For The Arts West Palm Beach Southeast Art website
Dante Fascell Visitor Center Homestead Southeast Natural history Biscayne National Park, focus is the four ecosystems found in the park, also art gallery
Daytona 500 Experience Daytona Beach Central East Automotive
De Soto National Memorial Bradenton Southwest History Commemorates the 1539 landing of Hernando de Soto
DeBary Hall Historic Site DeBary Central East Historic house 10-acre (40,000 m2) late 19th century estate with outbuildings
Deering Estate at Cutler Miami Southeast Multi Historic house, art exhibits, nature tours of its 444 acres (1.80 km2)
DeLand House Museum DeLand Central East Historic house Victoria period house with artifacts, operated by the West Volusia Historical Society
DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum DeLand Central East Multi Exhibits include 1920s operating room & apothecary, military memorabilia, early days of the area's ice and electric business, elephant-themed collectibles, toys and the West Volusia Black Heritage Gallery
DeLand Naval Air Station Museum DeLand Central East Military Military aircraft & artifacts
Depot Museum Avon Park Central Local history website, housed in 1926 railroad depot, operated by the Historical Society of Avon Park
Destin History & Fishing Museum Destin Northwest Multiple Maritime and local history
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing Ocala Central Automotive History of the sport of drag racing
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum St. Petersburg Central West Ethnic-African American website
Dudley Farm Historic State Park Newberry North Central Farm Working farm showing agricultural development in Florida from the 1850s through the mid-1940s
Duncan Gallery of Art DeLand Central East Art Part of Stetson University, features works by Southeast and student artists
Dundee Depot Museum Dundee Central Local history Located in an old depot, also railroad memorabilia
Dunedin Fine Art Center Dunedin Central West Art Art center with galleries and David L. Mason Children's Art Museum
Dunedin Historical Society and Museum Dunedin Central West Local history website
Eden Gardens State Park Freeport Northwest Historic house Includes the Wesley House with late 18th century furniture and gardens
Edison and Ford Winter Estates Fort Myers Southwest Multiple Winter estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, museum with their scientific inventions, and a botanical garden
Elliott Museum Hutchinson Island Central East Multiple American antiques, decorative arts, baseball memorabilia, vintage automobiles, technology and inventions
Emerald Coast Science Center Fort Walton Beach Northwest Science website
Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum Key West Florida Keys Historic house 1930s residence of author Ernest Hemingway
Eustis Historical Museum Eustis Central Local history Each room features a different theme with period antiques, also Citrus Museum
Excelsior Museum and Cultural Cente St. Augustine Northeast Ethnic - African American website, located in St. Augustine's first black public high school
Explorations V Children's Museum Lakeland Central Children's website
Family Heritage House Museum Bradenton Southwest African American Manatee Community College
Fantasy of Flight Polk City Central Aviation Formerly the Weeks Air Museum, which was located in Miami
Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum St. Augustine Northeast Religious Catholic heritage of St. Augustine
Fine Arts Gallery, Broward College Davie Southeast Art Broward College (A. Hugh Adams Campus)
Flagler Beach Historical Museum Flagler Beach Northeast Natural and local history website
Flagler Museum Palm Beach Southeast Historic house 55 room Gilded Age mansion, also known as Whitehall
Flamingo Gardens Davie Southeast Historic house Botanical gardens and wildlife park with 1930s period Wray Home
Florida Agricultural Museum Palm Coast Northeast Agriculture website, includes restored 1890s pioneer homestead, a turn of the last century dry goods store, five restored buildings from a 1930s Depression-Era citrus operation, and a 5,000-square-foot (460 m2) dairy barn
Florida Air Museum Lakeland Central Aviation Includes one-of-a-kind designs, classics, ultra-lights, antique airplanes and warbirds
Florida Atlantic University, University Galleries Boca Raton Southeast Art website, Schmidt Center Gallery and Ritter Art Gallery
Florida Carriage Museum & Resort Weirsdale Central Transportation Collection of 160 carriages, and equine-related artifacts and artwork
Florida Civilian Conservation Corps Museum Sebring Central History Part of Highlands Hammock State Park, CCC activities in Florida
Florida Governor's Mansion Tallahassee North Central Historic house Tours by appointment
Florida Holocaust Museum St. Petersburg Central West Ethnic-Jewish
Florida International Museum at St. Petersburg College St. Petersburg Central West Art
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center Key West Florida Keys Natural history Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez Cortez Southwest Maritime website
Florida Museum of Natural History Gainesville North Central Natural history Located on the campus of the University of Florida, flora, fauna, fossils and historic peoples of the state of Florida
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Tampa Central West Art Photography, formerly Tampa Gallery of Photographic Arts
Florida Pioneer Museum Florida City Southeast Local history
Florida Postal Museum Orange City Central East Philatelic History of postal items, postal history, and postal service
Florida Railroad Museum Parrish Southwest Railroad Heritage railroad along 6 miles of track
Florida State Capitol Tallahassee North Central History Florida's legislative history
Foosaner Art Museum Melbourne Central East Art Collection includes Modern and Contemporary art, American industrial design, Asian art, and women artists; formerly the Brevard Art Museum
Forest Capital State Museum Perry North Central Industrial Forest industry museum and 1864 Cracker Homestead historic house museum
Fort Caroline National Memorial Jacksonville Northeast History Operated by U.S. National Park Service
Fort Clinch State Park Fernandina Beach Northeast Military Civil War living history demonstrations on the 1st weekend of the month
Fort Christmas Historical Park Christmas Central Multiple Includes restored fort and historic houses, exhibits on military, Seminole and pioneer life
Fort East Martello Museum & Gardens Key West Florida Keys Multiple Local history, art, military memorabilia
Fort Foster Historic Site Zephyrhills Central West Military Restored early 19th century Seminole War fort
Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum Fort Lauderdale Southeast Automotive Packards and memorabilia
Fort Lauderdale History Center Fort Lauderdale Southeast History Includes main museum, a historic house museum and a schoolhouse
Fort Meade Historical Museum Fort Meade Central Local history Located in the Old Fort Meade School House
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park Key West Florida Keys Military Civil War fort
Foster Tanner Fine Arts Gallery Tallahassee North Central Art Florida A&M University, focus is art from the African diaspora
Fountain of Youth National Archaeological Park St. Augustine Northeast Local history Fountain of Youth, includes native and colonial artifacts and historic structures
Four Arts Gardens Palm Beach Southeast Art Also known as Philip Hulitar Sculpture Gardens, outdoor sculpture gardens
FPL Energy Encounter Hutchinson Island Central East Science St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant
Frances Wolfson Gallery Miami Southeast Art At Wolfson Campus, Miami Dade College
Fred Dana Marsh Museum Ormond Beach Central East Multiple Located in Tomoka State Park, art, natural and cultural history
Frost Art Museum Miami Southeast Art At Florida International University, includes American modern sculptures, paintings, and photographs, contemporary Caribbean and Latin American artists
G.WIZ, The Hands-On Science Museum Sarasota Southwest Science website
Gallery North Miami Southeast Art At North Campus, Miami Dade College
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park Ellenton Southwest Historic house Antebellum plantation mansion
Garnier Post Office Museum Fort Walton Beach Northwest Philatelic Rural 20th century post office, part of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center
Gillespie Museum DeLand Central East Geology Earth sciences museum at Stetson University
Glazer Children’s Museum Tampa Central West Children's
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Miami Southeast Railroad Historic railroad cars, equipment and model train building
Goodwood Museum and Gardens Tallahassee North Central Historic house World War I period house and gardens
Government House Museum St. Augustine Northeast History website
Grant Historical House Grant Central East Historic House Local history
Great Explorations Children's Museum St. Petersburg Central West Children's
Groveland Historical Museum Groveland Central Local history website
Gulf Beaches Historical Museum St. Petersburg Central West Local history website, history of Pinellas County’s barrier islands
Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex Boca Raton Southeast Nature center
Haitian Heritage Museum Miami Southeast Ethnic-Haitian Haiti
Halifax Historical Museum Daytona Beach Central East Local history
Hannibal Square Heritage Center Winter Park Central Ethnic-African American website, operated by the Crealdé School of Art, history, heritage and art of West Winter Park's African American community
Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Center Fort Pierce Central East Natural history Includes exhibits, marine creatures and displays exploring the marine environment and depicting the research efforts of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
Hamilton County Historical Museum Jasper North Central Prison Former county jail
Harry P. Leu Gardens Orlando Central Historic house Botanical gardens, includes the Leu House Museum, a turn-of-the-20th-century period house
Hawthorne Historical Museum & Cultural Center Hawthorne Central Local history
Henry B. Plant Museum Tampa Central West Historic house Turn-of-the-20th-century Victorian hotel with period rooms
Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida Valparaiso Northwest Local history website
Heritage Village Largo Central West Living The Florida Botanical Gardens
Hernando Heritage Museum Brooksville Central West Local history
Hibel Museum of Art Jupiter Southeast Art Florida Atlantic University, works of Edna Hibel and changing exhibits
Highlands Museum of the Arts Sebring Central Art web
Hillsborough River State Park Thonotosassa Central West Military Includes replica of Fort Foster, an 1837 fort from the Second Seminole War
Historic Homestead Townhall Museum Homestead Southeast Local history website
Historic Pensacola Village Pensacola Northwest Multiple Includes the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, Museum of Commerce, Museum of Industry, several historic house museums, and a church
Historic Rossetter House Museum Melbourne Central East Historic house Victorian period house
Historic Smallwood Store Chokoloskee Southwest History Historic general store with original goods and fixtures
Historic Spanish Point Osprey Southwest Multiple 30-acre (120,000 m2) site with prehistoric middens, a pioneer historic house museum, citrus packing house, trails and gardens
HistoryMiami Miami Southeast History
History of Diving Museum Islamorada Florida Keys Maritime website, historical diving apparatus including helmets, air pumps, armored suits, accessory gear and sunken treasure
Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach Miami Beach Southeast Art Outdoor sculpture garden in memory of the Holocaust
Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida Maitland Central Ethnic-Jewish website
Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida Naples Southwest Ethnic-Jewish website
Homeland Heritage Park Bartow Central Open air website, includes a school, church, log cabin and 1880s residence
House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert's Bar Hutchinson Island Central East Maritime Former shipwreck life-saving station with turn-of-the-20th-century furnishings
IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum Dania Beach Southeast Sports website, history of recreational fishing, art, historic artifacts, scientific breakthroughs
Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium Fort Myers Southwest Science website, hands-on science and aquarium exhibits
Immokalee Pioneer Museum Immokalee Southwest Open air Part of the Collier County Museum System, pioneering and ranching days of Collier County
Indian River Citrus Museum Vero Beach Central East Local history Citrus industry in Indian River County
Indian Rocks Beach Historical Society & Museum Indian Rocks Beach Central West Local history website
Indian Temple Mound Museum Fort Walton Beach Northwest Ethnic-Native American Also local history, features pre-Columbian artifacts from the adjacent mound
InterAmerican Art Gallery Miami Southeast Art Miami Dade College
International Swimming Hall of Fame Fort Lauderdale Southeast Sports
Jacksonville Fire Museum Jacksonville Northeast Firefighting Also known as the Museum of City Fire of 1901 and the Catherine Street Fire Museum
Jacksonville Maritime Museum Jacksonville Northeast Maritime Includes large scale models of ships from the Mayflower to present day vessels, paintings, photographs and maritime artifacts
Jacksonville University Life Sciences Museum Jacksonville Northeast Natural history Jacksonville University, includes shells, fossils, bird mounts, bones, animal skins
Jewish Museum of Florida Miami Beach Southeast Ethnic-Jewish
John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History & Culture Tallahassee North Central Ethnic-African American website, also known as the Riley House Museum
John Gorrie State Museum Apalachicola Northwest Local history Also history of inventor John Gorrie
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Hobe Sound Central East Multiple Features the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center with exhibits about the area's natural and cultural history
Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum West Palm Beach Southeast Local history website, operated by the Historical Society of Palm Beach County
Junior Museum of Bay County Panama City Northwest Children's website
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Jupiter Southeast Maritime Lighthouse and museum
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Jacksonville Northeast History One of nine facilities in the U.S. devoted to storage & presentation of original manuscripts
Kendall Art Gallery Miami Southeast Art Miami Dade College
Kester Cottages Pompano Beach Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Pompano Beach Historical Society, one a local history museum, the other typical of the late 1930s
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Merritt Island Central East Aerospace Includes tours, U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, Apollo-Saturn V Center, IMAX films, Astronaut Memorial
Kent Gallery at FCCJ Jacksonville Northeast Art web Kent campus
Key West Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage Key West Florida Keys Historic house
Key West Light House and Keeper's Quarters Museum Key West Florida Keys Maritime Lighthouse and museum
Key West Museum of Art & History Key West Florida Keys Multiple Art and local history
Key West Shipwreck Historeum Museum Key West Florida Keys Maritime Combines actors, films and actual artifacts from the 1985 rediscovery of the wrecked vessel Isaac Allerton
Kingsley Plantation Jacksonville Northeast Open air Operated by U.S. National Park Service, remains of an early 19th-century plantation with slave houses
Kissimmee Air Museum Kissimmee Central Aviation Formerly known as the Flying Tigers Warbird Restoration Museum
Knott House Museum Tallahassee North Central Historic house Museum of Florida History
Koreshan State Historic Site Estero Southwest Open air Remaining buildings of 20th century religious settlement
LaBelle Heritage Museum LaBelle Southwest Local history website
Lady Lake Historical Society Museum Lady Lake Central Local history website
Lake County Historical Museum Tavares Central Local history
Lake Eustis Museum of Art Eustis Central Art
Lake Kissimmee State Park - Cow Camp Lake Wales Central Living 1876 period cow camp on weekends from Oct. through May 1
Lake Mary Historical Museum Lake Mary Central Local history
Lake Wales Museum and Cultural Center Lake Wales Central Local history Located in a depot, includes a model railroad layout
Larimer Arts Center Palatka Northeast Art Art center with gallery
LaVilla Museum Jacksonville Northeast Ethnic-African American
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art Tarpon Springs Central West Art Part of St. Petersburg College, includes many works by Abraham Rattner and other 20th century artists
Leesburg Heritage Museum Leesburg Central Local history
LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts Tallahassee North Central Art website, includes sculpture garden and exhibit galleries
Lewis and Lucretia Taylor House Museum of African-American History and Culture Tallahassee North Central Ethnic-African-American Also known as the Taylor House Museum, history of the black community in Tallahassee and civil rights
Liberty Bell Memorial Museum Melbourne Central East History Houses military war exhibits, facsimiles of important documents in U.S. history & a full size replica of the Liberty Bell.
Lighthouse Center for the Arts Jupiter Southeast Art website
Lightner Museum St. Augustine Northeast Multiple Victorian decorative arts, natural history artifacts, antique steam engines, musical instruments, paintings, sculpture, and furniture
Loggerhead Marinelife Center Juno Beach Southeast Natural history website, rescue and education center for sea turtles
Longboat Key Center for the Arts Longboat Key Southwest Art Ringling College of Art and Design
Lowe Art Museum Coral Gables Southeast Art At University of Miami
Lyons Maritime Museum St. Augustine Northeast Maritime website, diving equipment and history
Maitland Art Center Maitland Central Art Includes exhibit gallery
Maitland Historical Museum Maitland Central Local history website, operated by the Maitland Historical Society
Maitland Telephone Museum Maitland Central Technology website, operated by the Maitland Historical Society, development of the Winter Park Telephone Company and the technological growth of Maitland
Man in the Sea Museum Panama City Northwest Maritime History of underwater diving
Manatee County Agricultural Museum Palmetto Southwest Agriculture website, part of Palmetto Historical Park
Manatee Village Historical Park Bradenton Southwest Open air website, includes 1903 Wiggins General Store, boatworks, 1912 Florida pioneer farmhouse, smokehouse and sugar cane mill, barn, church, school, courthouse, Cow Hunter’s bunkhouse, steam engine
Mandarin Museum Jacksonville Northeast Historic house website, located in Walter Jones Historical Park, turn-of-the-20th-century period farmhouse
Mandarin Store and Post Office Jacksonville Northeast History
Marco Island Historical Museum Marco Island, Florida Southwest Local history website, part of the Collier County Museum System, history of the Calusa Indians and the development of Marco Island
Marine Science Center Ponce Inlet Central East Natural history website, marine science and nature center
Marine Science Education Center Mayport Northeast Science web
Marion County Museum of History Ocala Central Local history
Maritime & Yachting Museum Stuart Central East Maritime Includes antique and classic boats, engines, model ships, navigation equipment, paintings and photographs
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park Cross Creek North Central Farm Working farm of author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Mark K. Wheeler Gallery Fort Lauderdale Southeast Art Gallery of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science Tallahassee North Central Multiple Science and art, with collections in American Folk art, photography, sculpture, paintings and drawings, prints, and Pre-Columbian art
Mary McLeod Bethune Home Daytona Beach Central East Historic house Home of Mary McLeod Bethune, an educator and civil rights leader
Matheson Museum Gainesville North Central Multiple Matheson House, and the Tison Tool Museum
Mattie Kelly Arts Center Niceville Northwest Art Northwest Florida State College
McLarty Treasure Museum Vero Beach Central East Maritime Exhibits on the 1715 Spanish treasure fleet
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum Key West Florida Keys Maritime
Mel Fisher's Treasure Museum Sebastian Central East Maritime Shipwreck finds
Mennello Museum of American Art Orlando Central Art American art including traditional and contemporary art, features collection of primitive art by Earl Cunningham
Merrill House Museum Jacksonville Northeast Historic house Jacksonville Historical Society
Miami Art Museum Miami Southeast Art Contemporary art
Miami Children's Museum Miami Southeast Children's
Miami Science Museum Miami Southeast Science Also natural history
Micanopy Historical Society Museum Micanopy North Central Local history
Middleburg Historical Museum Middleburg Northeast Local history information
Military Heritage & Aviation Museum Punta Gorda Southwest Military
Military Sea Services Museum Sebring Central Military
Mission San Luis Tallahassee North Central Living Recreated Colonial Spanish mission village, with Apalachee village, the council house, and the home of the Spanish Deputy Governor
Moccasin Lake Nature Park Clearwater Central West Natural history website, nature center
Morean Arts Center St. Petersburg Central West Art Displays works by local, national and international artists
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Delray Beach Southeast Ethnic-Japanese Japanese art and culture
Morningside Nature Center Gainesville North Central Farm website, weekend living history programs, working farm and nature programs
Morse Museum Winter Park Central Art Also known as the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, American decorative arts including works by Tiffany, American art pottery, late-19th and early-20th-century American paintings, graphics, and decorative arts
Mote-Morris House Leesburg Central Historic house Victorian house, open twice a month
Mound House Fort Myers Beach Southwest Local history web
Mount Dora Center for the Arts Mount Dora Central Art
Mount Dora History Museum Mount Dora Central Local history Formerly the Royellou Museum, contains vintage artifacts housed in the Old City Jail
Mount Dora Museum of Speed Mount Dora Central Automotive website, includes muscle cars, automobile memorabilia, vintage road signs, Americana collection
Mulberry Phosphate Museum Mulberry Central Multiple phosphate industry
Museum at Old Marco Marco Island Southwest Local history Calusa artifacts and pioneer heritage
Museum at Ragtops Motorcars Palm Beach Southeast Automotive website
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Southeast Art Contemporary, southeastern Florida and Caribbean art
Museum of Arts and Sciences Daytona Beach Central East Multiple Also called MOAS, includes art, science, Americana, historic house museums, a children's museum, Cuban Museum gallery
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami Southeast Art
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville Jacksonville Northeast Art Also known as MOCA Jacksonville
Museum of Discovery and Science Fort Lauderdale Southeast Science
Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg Central West Art Collections include European and American art, photography, Greek and Roman antiquities, pre-Columbian and Asian art
Museum of Fine Arts Florida State University Tallahassee North Central Art Florida State University
Museum of Florida Art DeLand Central East Art Formerly the DeLand Museum of Art, focus is Florida art
Museum of Florida Art and Culture Avon Park Central Art Part of South Florida Community College, includes art, archaeology, and Florida history exhibits
Museum of Florida History Tallahassee North Central History The official history Museum of the State of Florida. Website.
Museum of Geneva History Geneva Central East Local history website
Museum of Local History Milton Northwest Local history
Museum of Polo & Hall of Fame Lake Worth Southeast Sports History of polo
Museum of Science & History Jacksonville Northeast Multiple Science, natural history, history of Northeast Florida, planetarium
Museum of Science and Industry Tampa Central West Science Exhibits on science, weather, health
Museum of Seminole County History Sanford Central Local history
Museum of Southern History Jacksonville Northeast History website, also called G. Howard Bryan Museum of Southern History
Museum of the Americas (Florida) Doral Southeast Art website, contemporary art
Museum of the Apopkans Apopka Central Local history
Museum of the City of Lake Worth Lake Worth Southeast Local history
Museum of the Everglades Everglades City Southwest Local history Part of the Collier County Museum System, dedicated to the building of the Tamiami Trail and the founding of Everglades City
Museum of the Islands Pine Island Center Southwest Local history website, exhibits include shells, dolls, household items, fishing artifacts
My Jewish Discovery Place Children's Museum Plantation Southeast Ethnic-Jewish website, hands-on, interactive museum of Jewish culture, history and values
Naples Depot Museum Naples Southwest Florida Transportation Part of the Collier County Museum System, exhibits describe how technology and transportation were used to found the City of Naples
Collier County Museum Naples Southwest Local history website, includes two historic cottages, a working archaeology lab, a Seminole village, tropical orchid house, wildlife displays, a 1910 steam logging locomotive and a recreated Seminole War fort
Naples Museum of Art Naples Southwest Art Includes American modernism, 20th-century Mexican art, sculpture and 3-dimensional art
Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts Jacksonville Northeast Art Florida Community College at Jacksonville, South campus, includes an art gallery
National Armed Services & Law Enforcement Memorial Museum Dunedin Central West Law enforcement website
National Museum of Naval Aviation Pensacola Northwest Aviation History of naval aviation
National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum Fort Pierce Central East Military History of the Navy Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) and Sea, Air, Land (SEAL) Teams
National Vietnam War Museum Orlando Central Military website
New Smyrna Museum of History New Smyrna Beach Central East Local history
Norman Studios Silent Film Museum Jacksonville Northeast Cinema Historic film studio that made films starring African-American actors in non-stereotypic roles
North Brevard Historical Museum Titusville Central East Local history
North Florida Community College Art Gallery Madison North Central Art North Florida Community College
North Pinellas Historical Museum Palm Harbor Central West Local history website, history of the Palm Harbor, Crystal Beach, and the Ozona and Curlew communities
Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach Southeast Art Collections include European, American, and Chinese art, contemporary art and photography
Old Courthouse Heritage Museum Inverness Central West Local history
Old Davie School Museum Davie Southeast Local history
Old Deerfield School Deerfield Beach Southeast Local history
Old Dillard Museum Fort Lauderdale Southeast Ethnic-African American
Old Florida Museum St. Augustine Northeast History website, hands-on programs with daily living activities from pre-European times to 20th century
Old Jail Museum St. Augustine Northeast Local history Also known as Florida Heritage Museum
Old Town Hall History Center Melbourne Beach Central East Local history
Old St. Augustine Village St. Augustine Northeast Historic house Museum of Arts and Sciences (Daytona Beach)
Oldest House Museum Key West Florida Keys Historic house website, operated by the Old Island Restoration Foundation, 1829 house with original furnishings, ship models, maritime artifacts, items recovered from Keys waters
Oldest House Museum Complex St. Augustine Northeast Local history website, operated by the St. Augustine Historical Society, includes the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, the Manucy Museum of local history, and the Edwards Gallery with changing exhibits
Oldest Store Museum St. Augustine Northeast Local history website, former general store
Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse St. Augustine Northeast Education 1807 period schoolhouse
Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park Olustee Northeast Local history American Civil War battlefield and visitor center museum
Orange County Regional History Center Orlando Central Local history
Orlando Fire Museum Orlando Central Firefighting web
Orlando Museum of Art Orlando Central Art
Orlando Science Center Orlando Central Science
Orman House Apalachicola Northwest Historic house 1838 antebellum home
Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens Ormond Beach Central East Art web Includes a botanical garden.
Osceola Center for the Arts Kissimmee Central Art web
Osceola County Pioneer Village and Museum Kissimmee Central Open air website, includes the Osceola County Historical Society Museum with local history exhibits, and the Pioneer Village with the 1889 Ross Lanier House (1889), one-room schoolhouse, citrus packing house (1882), cow camp
Palm Beach Maritime Museum Palm Beach Southeast Maritime Peanut Island,
Palm Beach Photographic Centre West Palm Beach Southeast Photography Photography exhibits, education
Palm Cottage Naples Southwest Historic house Early 20th century period house and gardens
Palmetto Historical Park Palmetto Southwest Open air website, includes local history museum, cottage museum with antiques and dolls, church, school, post office
Panama Canal Museum Florida Seminole Central West History Panama Canal
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Blountstown Northwest Living website, recreates an early agricultural community with a pioneer settlement and a farmstead
Pasco Arts Center Holiday Central West Multi
Paynes Creek Historic State Park Bowling Green Central History Frontier trading post site, exhibits about Seminoles, the trading post, frontier fort and pioneers
Pena-Peck House St. Augustine Northeast Historic house website, operated by the St. Augustine Woman's Exchange, 18th-century Spanish Colonial house
Pensacola Historical Museum Pensacola Northwest Local history web
Pensacola Museum of Art Pensacola Northwest Art Includes 20th century and contemporary art, glass and African tribal art
Pier Aquarium St. Petersburg Central West Science web Primarily an aquarium, but with a number of educational exhibits.
Pioneer Florida Museum and Village Dade City Central West Open air website, includes Overstreet House, a one-room schoolhouse, church, depot, a train engine, and museum with tools, household items and antiques
Pioneer Heritage Museums Plant City Central West Local history website
Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts Barberville Central East Open air Late 19th and early 20th century buildings and trades
Pirate Soul Museum Key West Florida Keys Maritime Pirate artifacts
Plantation Historical Museum Plantation Southeast Local history website, adjacent to the town's botanical park and arboretum
Plumb House Museum Clearwater Central West Local history
Polk Community College Fine Arts Gallery Winter Haven Central Art Part of Polk State College
Polk County Historical Museum Bartow Central Local history Located in the Old Polk County Courthouse
Polk Museum of Art Lakeland Central Art Includes, African, Asian, Pre-Columbian and contemporary art, European and American decorative arts
Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Ponce Inlet Central East Maritime Lighthouse and museum
Port Boca Grande Lighthouse & Museum Boca Grande Southwest Local & Natural History Active lighthouse & museum, managed & operated by Barrier Island Parks Society (BIPS)
Potter's Wax Museum St. Augustine Northeast Miscellaneous Over 160 wax sculptures covering a wide range of real & fictitious figures.
Presidents Hall of Fame Clermont Central Wax Florida Citrus Tower, wax figures of U.S. presidents, authentic miniature replicas of rooms in the White House, and other representations of Americana
Punta Gorda Historical Museum Punta Gorda Southwest Local history website
Putnam Historic Museum Palatka Northeast Local history information, operated by the Putnam County Historical Society
Railroad Museum of South Florida Fort Myers Southwest Railroad website
Randall Knife Museum Orlando Central Knives Displays of custom made knives.
Raney House Museum Apalachicola Northwest Historic house 19th century period house
Ransom Arts Center at Eckerd College St. Petersburg Central West Art Eckerd College
Ringling College of Art and Design Galleries Sarasota Southwest Art Ringling College of Art and Design, includes the Selby, Crossley, Goldstein and Hammond Commons galleries
Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota Southwest Multiple Formally called The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, includes European paintings, Cypriot antiquities and Asian, American, and contemporary art, decorative arts, Ringling's mansion, and a circus museum
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum St. Augustine Northeast Miscellaneous Home of Ripley's personal collections located in Castle Warden, a Moorish Revival style mansion built in 1887.
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Naples Southwest Natural history Natural and cultural history of the reserve
Rubell Family Collection Miami Southeast Art website, contemporary art
Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts Melbourne Central East Art Florida Tech, textiles, clothing and accessories
Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History Safety Harbor Central West Local history website
Safford House Museum Tarpon Springs Central West Historic house Late 19th century Victorian house
Salvador Dalí Museum St. Petersburg Central West Art Art by Salvador Dalí, including oil paintings, watercolors and drawings, graphics, photographs, sculptures and objets d'art
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art Gainesville North Central Art Part of the University of Florida, includes Asian, African, modern and contemporary art, photography
San Carlos Institute Key West Florida Keys Ethnic-Cuban website, Cuba's history and the history of the Cuban-American community in Florida
San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park St. Marks North Central Military History of the 17th-century fort and excavated items
Sandoway House Nature Center Delray Beach Southeast Natural history website, exhibits include a large shell collection, local natural and cultural history, tortoises and turtles, live animals
Sanford Museum Sanford Central Local history website
Sarasota Classic Car Museum Sarasota Southwest Automotive
Scarfone/Hartley Gallery Tampa Central West Art University of Tampa
Schoolhouse Children's Museum Boynton Beach Southeast Children's
Science Center of Pinellas County St. Petersburg Central West Science Science, natural history, African-American scientists and inventors, live animals, replica 16th Century Native American village, observatory, planetarium
Sebastian Fishing Museum Melbourne Beach Central East Maritime Part of Sebastian Inlet State Park, area fishing industry
Seminole County Public Schools Student Museum Sanford Central Local history
Silver River Museum and Environmental Center Ocala Central Multiple Area natural and cultural history, late 19th century pioneer village
Society of the Four Arts Galleries Palm Beach Southeast Art Includes the Esther B. O’Keeffe Art Gallery and the Mary Alice Fortin Children's Art Gallery
South Florida Museum Bradenton Southwest Natural history Natural and cultural history of Florida's gulf coast, includes the Bishop Planetarium and Parker Manatee Aquarium
South Florida Railway Museum Deerfield Beach Southeast Railroad Includes model train layouts, railroad artifacts
South Florida Science Museum West Palm Beach Southeast Science Includes a planetarium and aquarium
Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona Beach Central East Art Photography
Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum Tallahassee North Central Ethnic-African American African American history in Florida, also a branch located in the Union Bank
Southwest Florida Museum of History Fort Myers Southwest Local history Spanish explorers and early settlers, cattlemen, military and agriculture, boating and fishing industries; period antiques and decorative arts; a pioneer "cracker" house, 1926 La France fire pumper, and 1929 private Pullman rail car
Spady Cultural Heritage Museum Delray Beach Southeast Ethnic-African American website
Spanish Military Hospital Museum St. Augustine Northeast Medical Military hospital life in 1791
Spongeorama Tarpon Springs Central West Trade Sponge diving & harvesting in Gulf of Mexico.
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum St. Augustine Northeast Maritime Lighthouse and museum with area maritime history
St. Cloud Heritage Museum St. Cloud Central Local history website
St. Lucie County Regional History Center Fort Pierce Central East Local history
St. Petersburg Museum of History St. Petersburg Central West Local history website
St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine St. Augustine Northeast Religious Site of first Greek settlement in America
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park White Springs North Central Biographical Museum about composer Stephen Foster and carillon tower that plays his songs
Stranahan House Fort Lauderdale Southeast Historic house 1913 period house
Stuart Heritage Museum Stuart Central East Local history Housed in a former feed supply store
Suwannee County Historical Museum Live Oak North Central Local history Housed in a former railroad depot
T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum Pensacola Northwest Multiple Part of Historic Pensacola Village, includes historic artifacts, Americana, West Florida history, period store displays, antique transportation, antiques
Tallahassee Automobile Museum Tallahassee North Central Automotive website, also toy cars, pedal cars, antique boating items, golf memorabilia, motors, cash registers, clocks, bicycles, sports memorabilia, motorcycles, can openers, spark plugs, artifacts
Tallahassee Museum Tallahassee North Central Multiple Includes an open air section with an 1890s school, a 1937 church, and three buildings of the mid-19th century Bellevue Plantation, a living history farm, live wildlife, a children's discovery center, a display gallery for art and cultural exhibits, and trails
Tampa Bay Automobile Museum Pinellas Park Central West Automotive Historic automobiles from the 20th century
Tampa Bay History Center Tampa Central West Local history Covers 12,000 years of Florida history with a special focus on Tampa Bay and the Gulf Coast
Tampa Fire Fighters Museum Tampa Central West Firefighting web Also called Tampa Firefighters Museum.
Tampa Museum of Art Tampa Central West Art Collections include 20th-century fine art, Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities
Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society Tarpon Springs Central West Local history website
Tarpon Springs Cultural Center Tarpon Springs Central West Art Changing art and sculpture exhibits
Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum Tarpon Springs Central West Local history website
Terramar Visitor Center at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Fort Lauderdale Southeast Multiple Natural and local history of the park and area
Thomas Center Gainesville North Central Multiple Changing art exhibits, local history and 1920s period hotel rooms
Titanic ~ The Exhibition Orlando Central Maritime website, includes re-creations of actual rooms from the ship, artifacts, and movie memorabilia
Torreya State Park - Gregory House Bristol Northwest Historic house 1840s plantation house
Treasures of Madison County Madison North Central Local history website
Tree Hill Nature Center Jacksonville Northeast Natural history Features live animals, wildlife sanctuary
Truman Little White House Key West Florida Keys Historic house Winter White House for President Harry S. Truman
Turn Of The Century Electrotherapy Museum West Palm Beach Southeast Technology website, open by appointment, private collection includes static electric machines, galvanic and faradic batteries, Oudin resonators, Tesla coils, violet rays, diathermy machines and more
Umatilla Historical Museum Umatilla Central Local history Located in the Paul W. Bryan Historic Schoolhouse
University Galleries, University of Florida Gainesville North Central Art University of Florida
University Gallery at University of North Florida Jacksonville Northeast Art University of North Florida
University of Central Florida Art Gallery Orlando Central Art University of Central Florida
University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum Tampa Central West Art University of South Florida, contemporary art including graphics and sculpture
University of West Florida Art Gallery Pensacola Northwest Art University of West Florida
Useppa Museum Bokeelia Southwest Local history web
USS Mohawk CGC Memorial Museum Key West Florida Keys Maritime World War II US Coast Guard cutter museum ship
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum Titusville Central East Aviation Fixed and rotary wing military aircraft from World War I to the present
Venice Art Center Venice Southwest Art web
Vernon Historical Society Museum Vernon Northwest Local history website
Vero Beach Museum of Art Vero Beach Central East Art Art from the early 20th century to the present in a broad range of media
Villa Zorayda St. Augustine Northeast Historic house Scaled-down version of the 12th-century Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain
Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida Panama City Northwest Art website, includes exhibit gallery
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Miami Southeast Historic house 70 room estate with 15th through early 19th century furnishings and European decorative art, also botanical gardens
Von Liebig Art Center Naples Southwest Art website, operated by the Naples Art Association, contemporary art
Walton County Heritage Museum DeFuniak Springs Northwest Local history
Washington County Historical Museum Chipley Northwest Local history information
Waterhouse Residence and Carpentry Shop Museums Maitland Central Historic house Victoria era family home and adjacent carpentry shop, operated by the Maitland Historic Society
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center St. Petersburg Central West Multiple Native Americans, natural history, art and local history
Welaka Maritime Museum Welaka Northeast Maritime website, handcrafted wooden steam boats, launches, and art objects
Wells'Built Museum Orlando Central Ethnic-African American
West Florida Railroad Museum Milton Northwest Railroad Railroad cars and memorabilia from the L & N, Frisco and other railroads
West Pasco Historical Society Museum and Library New Port Richey Central West Local history Exhibits include Native American arrowhead and artifacts, clothing, household items, antiques and decorative items, tools, and historic photographs
Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum, Florida Dunnellon Central Aviation Dunnellon/Marion County Airport
Wings Over Miami Museum Miami Southeast Aviation Located at Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport, historic flying aircraft
Winter Garden Heritage Museum Winter Garden Central Local history Exhibits include local citrus labels, Native American artifacts, railroad memorabilia
Winter Park Historical Museum Winter Park Central Local history website
Wolfsonian-FIU Miami Southeast Art Part of Florida International University, late-19th and early-20th century design
World Erotic Art Museum Miami Southeast Art website, includes art, sculpture, tapestries and artifacts of erotic art
World Golf Hall of Fame St. Augustine Northeast Sports
Ximenez-Fatio House St. Augustine Northeast Historic house 19th century territorial and early statehood period life
Ybor City Museum State Park Tampa Central West Local history History of the local cigar industry and the immigrant communities there from the 1880s through the 1930s
Yesteryear Village West Palm Beach Southeast Open air Heritage park at the South Florida Fair, includes a school, farm, blacksmith shop, general store, several historic houses, and the Sally Bennett Big Band Hall of Fame Museum
Young At Art Children's Museum Davie Southeast Children's web
Zephyrhills Depot Museum Zephyrhills Central West Local history website, includes local history, railroad history and memorabilia
Zephyrhills Barracks Museum Zephyrhills Central West Military website, World War II memorabilia, located in a World War II barracks building
Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts Eatonville Central Art Zora Neale Hurston

Defunct museums

Planned museums

  • Children's Museum of Naples, website
  • Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, website
  • John H. Fetterman Maritime Museum and Research Center, website

See also


  • Florida's Museums and Cultural Attractions (Second Edition) - by Doris Bardon and Murray Laurie (ISBN 978-1-56164-408-7)

External links

  • Florida Association of Museums


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