(941) 749-7165

1404 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA

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Manatee Village Historical Park

Preserve Real Places, Tell Real Stories


Real Buildings & True Stories of Manatee Village

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Our mission is to preserve and share the heritage of Manatee County's founding period (1840-1918).

With free admission and 14 points of interest, this is a great way to learn about the history of Manatee County and Old Florida long before paved roads and electricity.


Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Upcoming Saturday openings:

February 8

February 22

March 14

March 28

Upcoming Closures:

February 3 - Closed

February 17 (President's Day)

February 28 - closing early
(open 9:00am-1:30pm)

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We are located at 1404 Manatee Avenue East (SR 64) Bradenton, FL 34208.

Just look for "Old Cabbage Head," our 1913 Baldwin Locomotive, welcoming visitors to the museum.

Admission is FREE! Donations welcome. Certain special events require an admission fee.

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Manatee Village Historical Park is primarily accessible for differently-abled individuals. Due to the historic nature of our buildings, visitors may be offered an alternative experience.

Call (941) 749-7165 or email manatee.village@manateeclerk.com for more information