Manatee Village Historical Park

Schedule Your Visit

In an abundance of caution and in the best interest of our visitors and staff, Manatee Village Historical Park will be open by appointment only. At this time, appointments for self-guided tours are only available most weekdays 9:30am - 2:30pm.​

Click Here to schedule a visit during April.

Click Here to schedule a visit during May.

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Take a stroll back in time...

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About Us

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.


Due to COVID-19, our hours have changed. Visits are by appointment only.

Click Here to schedule an April visit.

Click Here to schedule a May visit.

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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.

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(941) 749-7165

1404 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA

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