The museum is named after the Silver River which flows through the park. The museum and the centre is operated by Marion County Public School and Florida Park Service. It has been operational since 1991 and besides the museum, there is a lunch pavilion, research library, and a one-room school house. When you visit the museum you can see exhibits depicting the history of Florida, fossils, bones, and animal specimen in addition to the historical artifacts. The outskirts are a hidden gem. You can take a boat ride in the river and camp, for you won’t find many people around. You will have a knowledgeable experience in the museum and peace in the park. Go ahead and explore this interesting place.
More about Ocala
Create a flawless plan, make use of Ocala trip planner.
You can add cozy hotels in Ocala like Red Roof Inn Ocala, Country Inn & Suites Ocala and Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Ocala Conference Center.
Choose from variety of exclusive Ocala vacation packages for your next visit or create own own. Check out the various options for how to reach Ocala and finish off your vacation package by booking the ideal transfer.
How to Reach Silver River Museum & Environmental Education Center
- Rented Car/Taxi