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Collier County Museums

3331 Tamiami Trl E, Naples, FL 34112
+1 239-252-8476
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Museum was free, great place to visit on a hot afternoon. Interesting exhibits with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
jasbooks
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Cincinnati, OH
Beautifully done

This free museum covers 5 acres has outside buildings as well as historical overview of the area... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Ausecl
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Nestled on five acres of native Florida landscaping, our flagship museum at the County Government center in Naples offers newly created exhibits and galleries that capture the full panorama of local history. Pack a picnic and linger a while in the museum's shady backyard. Then do a little exploring on your own in our native gardens, restored Naples cottages, the archaeology lab, Seminole village or Calusa Indian camp. Enlarged twice, the museum's main gallery offers over 10,000 square feet of new displays, plus a traveling exhibit room, lecture hall, and gift shop.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3331 Tamiami Trl E, Naples, FL 34112
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+1 239-252-8476
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Museum was free, great place to visit on a hot afternoon. Interesting exhibits with a lot of historical info on early railroads in Florida.

Thank jasbooks
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This free museum covers 5 acres has outside buildings as well as historical overview of the area. We had a little trouble finding it as it is tucked in the city complex, but err glad we could go in. The outside exhibits are diverse and...More

Thank Ausecl
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

When you arrive talk to the wonderful docents there, spray for mosquitoes (provided) them explore the outside grounds. Great exhibits both inside and outside. Free exhibit. Beyond worth going. This will take you about an hour to thoroughly enjoy your trip. Pack a picnic lunch...More

Thank Maryann W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Been coming to Naples for years finally got to the museum Really interesting history that was involving and surprising. Gave a real insight in to the history not of just prehistoric periods but also more recently about the subjugation of the Native American tribes Would...More

Thank Stellabern1957
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on a cloudy, slightly rainy weekday morning and my young children really enjoyed this museum. There's an indoor area with historical displays in chronological order and then there's a little outdoor part with several different structures and vehicles that you can enter and...More

Thank wildcatsu
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Displays spanned time from prehistory to mid-19th century. More displays are located outdoors, including a cottage from 1920s, but be sure to use the insect repellent available at the door!!!

Thank ElCentenarioIvonne
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was pleasantly surprised at this hidden little gem, tucked near the County jail and Courthouse. What I thought may take an hour (up to an hour and a half), ended up being half the day. So much to read, see and take in. The...More

1  Thank Angel D
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

There are many places which will educate you on history of Florida but this one will provide a great deal of detail on South Florida history. Learn about the lives of the native population, early and later settlers. See examples of early housing within a...More

1  Thank under65
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This museum Is well laid out and an easy self walking tour. Wear sensible shoes as the outside goundsmcover about 5 acres. They are beautifully manicured and have many native plants. There is a well organized air condiditoned inside museum showcasing prehistoric mammals, it and...More

1  Thank Tcracker1129
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This little museum delighted me with its' attention to detail. Although Naples had been inhabited for a relatively short period, it has a lot of history.

1  Thank Tony Penny F
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