Southwest Florida Museum Of History, Fort Myers

Southwest Florida Museum Of History, Fort Myers - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 2031 Jackson Street, Fort Myers FL, 33901

Phone: +1-2393217430

Ticket Price: 10 USD

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Southwest Florida Museum Of History, Fort Myers

This museum is a display of the history and culture of Fort Myers, right from its early settlers and dwellers, to the developmental caricatures of it in terms of the artifacts pertaining to the agriculture, fishing, boating, military etc. that the city has seen. There is a replica of the “cracker” house as well. There’s the well to do train car as well. The museum basically holds the history of Fort Myers right from the prehistoric era to the early 70s. It display the succinct growth and development of the city through artifacts and relics. One can explore all of it and get the true spirit and feel of the city through this museum. 

Southwest Florida Museum Of History Information

  • The Audio guide is supposed to be great!

Southwest Florida Museum Of History Ticket Prices

  • Seniors (55+) and AAA members receive USD 1 discount
  • Students, including adult students with current ID: USD 5.00 +tax
  • Children 4 and under are free
  • Adult admission includes audio tour (based on player-device availability)

Southwest Florida Museum Of History Opening and Closing Hours

  • Admission is USD 9.50 +tax
  • Adults, Seniors (55+) and AAA members receive USD 1 discount
  • Students USD 5.00 +tax

How To reach Southwest Florida Museum Of History by Public Transport

  • By Bus: To the Fort Myers Station.

Restaurants Near Southwest Florida Museum Of History

  • Oasis
  • The Veranda

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  • Visited in early December. The place is depressing and not well kept. The animals are in incredibly small, dirty cages. The prairie dogs were the most upsetting. They are kept inside, in a small enclosure with only a weak fluorescent light. Both animals looked like they had ripped their fur out and patches were visible. One appeared crazy as he yanked his water bowl back and forth along the piece of wood above their tunnels. His belly was completely naked of fur. The science exhibits looked poorly managed and dirty. The outside exhibits were very disappointing, especially the three gators kept in an incredibly cramped glass enclosure. The koi pond was alright, but that was a weak highlight of the outdoor area. Overall it was an incredibly heartbreaking sight and I would not recommend visiting until the staff prioritizes the health of their animals and maintaining a clean environment.

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  • We had a nice time. Small, but informational and entertaining for children. Nice place to spend a couple of hours. We got to feed the stingrays and youth some animals. My son was happy. And the staff is great. Sonia is awesome!

  • Visited on Saturday 9/30. Took my 7 yr old daughter and had a great time. Spent about an hour and a half. Needs minor repair and some touch up paint, so what! 3D movie, virtual reality machines, reptiles, great fish tanks and plenty of cool, hands on, educational exhibits. Great time for a kid with an inquiring mind and an engaged parent.

  • This is a fantastic place for children and families. It has wild animals, an aquarium, a playing area. It is a place that opens up the mind of children. There is also a gift shop. The entry fee is 12.00 per adult and 8.00 per children over three. Oh there is a theater and it does show movies for children.

  • I dont understand why exibits are not in working order at these places. Could have been nice when it opened but run down. Alligators are in a 4x4x4 box with three, three footers stacked on each other.

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