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Plantation Historical Museum

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Address: 511 N Fig Tree Ln, Plantation, FL 33317-1849
Phone Number:
+1 954-797-2722
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00

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Pleasant place

Stopped by to check it out. They were having a model train exhibit. The gentlemen were very knowledgable and interesting. Nice diversion in a pretty town

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halton Hills, Canada
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Halton Hills, Canada
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by to check it out. They were having a model train exhibit. The gentlemen were very knowledgable and interesting. Nice diversion in a pretty town

Thank PatrickRoja
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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331 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a small local museum dedicated to the history of Plantation. They do have some other exhibits at certain times of the year.

Thank Donna W
Plantation, Florida
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Tuck away in back of the Plantation Library, most people don't even know this little museum exists. Which is a pity because it is great. Tiny but with ever changing exhibits that are tied to the city in some fashion. Xmas tree displays, historical city pics and equipment; wwII from eyes of local vets. Always interesting and FREE.

Thank travelguy33317
Plantation, Florida
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We discovered this museum after having living and working in Plantation for years once we visited the adjacent private Helen B. Hoffman Library. We always enjoy the extensive and impressive Christmas displays each Holiday Season. We also attended the fun new exhibit: "The Pirates: Treasure, Terror & Tall Tales" which had it's official opening this past Saturday, June 4, 2016... More 

Thank Judy L
Plantation, Florida
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The museum has new exhibits several times during the year. Currently showing: Everglades Diorama showing the “Many Faces of the Everglades” History of City of Plantation exhibit Fire Dept. memorabilia including the City’s first fire engine Artwork by Kevin Wakefield Ice Age exhibit featuring bones & fossils from Florida Cheryl the Triceratops, dinosaur skeleton Seminole and Tequesta display

Thank Karl S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Go every year around Christmas, they have so many beautiful Christmas Trees, each decorated differently, beautiful porcelain dolls, lovely art exhibits to!

Thank sunrisemom_2000
Hollywood, Florida
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I was invited to give a presentation about the History of NAS Fort Lauderdale Museum, Meeting was well attended, attendees were interested in my presentation and asked pertinent questions. Museum was very interesting and well organized.

Thank roguewarrior2
Belleville, New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

What a great historical museum, a must visit, a definite gem. Visited during the holiday season with my daughter, her friend, two of my grandchildren and three other toddlers.There were at least a dozen wonderful Christmas theme trees, including traditional, patriotic and various other themes. There were artifacts from the Seminole and Tequesta tribes, There was a mounted dinasaur skeleton,... More 

Thank Joe D
Plantation, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2015

You will enjoy the museum as well as the nearby park. The museum has a great fireman display. Different times of the year has different attractions

Thank Prinfem
Roseau, Dominica
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51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We were only able to get 15 minutes of this place, but wish we had an hour. There were war pieces, a mounted dinosaur skeleton, a saber tooth cat skeleton and lots more. The best part about this place though was the friendliness of the persons who guide you through it. They are very welcoming and kind. Everyone near plantation... More 

Thank BrentonHilaire

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