Manatee Village Historical Park

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Our Hours:

Monday - Friday

2nd/4th Saturdays of the month

9 am - 4 pm
 

Closed on Holidays & their associated weekends
We may be closed at other times due to inclement weather.

(closures will be announced on this page)

Upcoming Saturday Openings:

June 11, June 25

Upcoming Closures:

May 28 - May 30 

We will be closed May 28-30 in observance of the Memorial Day weekend.

Want to make a donation?

Click the red button below.

Thank you for supporting our museum!

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The Wars of Manatee

New Temporary Exhibit

Available on-site

November 2021 - October 2022

Map Credit: Military Map of Florida, 1856. Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of South Florida. 

 

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.

Location

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


Our entrance is on 14 Street East 

(see map below)

Just look for "Old Cabbage Head," 

our 1913 Baldwin Locomotive,

welcoming visitors to the museum.

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Cost
Admission is FREE! Donations welcome. In the Wiggins Store, you may donate with cash or donate online.



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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