Florida Maritime Museum

Housed in a 1912 schoolhouse and situated within the historic fishing village of Cortez, the Florida Maritime Museum tells stories pertinent to all aspects of Florida’s maritime history. Cortez Villagers have survived hurricanes, economic depressions and threats to their livelihood from a reduction in fishing grounds and regulations on the fishing industry. The residents of the community are passionate about preserving the past and ensuring that residents and visitors to Manatee County understand the significance of Cortez Village and the broader maritime history of the area.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 4PM.

Florida Maritime Museum

Group tours of the museum, grounds and the Village of Cortez are available by appointment. Please allow about an hour to visit the museum and enjoy the grounds. Visitors can explore exhibits that include historic photographs, boat models, tools, instruments, and other historically significant material relevant to Florida’s maritime culture and history.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, History, Heritage.

contact info
Phone: 941-708-6120

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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Florida Maritime Museum

Housed in a 1912 schoolhouse and situated within the historic fishing village of Cortez, the Florida Maritime Museum tells stories pertinent to all aspects of Florida’s maritime history. Cortez Villagers have survived hurricanes, economic depressions and threats to their livelihood from a reduction in fishing grounds and regulations on the fishing industry. The residents of the community are passionate about preserving the past and ensuring that residents and visitors to Manatee County understand the significance of Cortez Village and the broader maritime history of the area.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 4PM.

Florida Maritime Museum

Group tours of the museum, grounds and the Village of Cortez are available by appointment. Please allow about an hour to visit the museum and enjoy the grounds. Visitors can explore exhibits that include historic photographs, boat models, tools, instruments, and other historically significant material relevant to Florida’s maritime culture and history.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, History, Heritage.

contact info
Phone: 941-708-6120

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Florida Maritime Museum

Housed in a 1912 schoolhouse and situated within the historic fishing village of Cortez, the Florida Maritime Museum tells stories pertinent to all aspects of Florida’s maritime history. Cortez Villagers have survived hurricanes, economic depressions and threats to their livelihood from a reduction in fishing grounds and regulations on the fishing industry. The residents of the community are passionate about preserving the past and ensuring that residents and visitors to Manatee County understand the significance of Cortez Village and the broader maritime history of the area.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 4PM.

Florida Maritime Museum

Group tours of the museum, grounds and the Village of Cortez are available by appointment. Please allow about an hour to visit the museum and enjoy the grounds. Visitors can explore exhibits that include historic photographs, boat models, tools, instruments, and other historically significant material relevant to Florida’s maritime culture and history.

topics covered:
American History, History, Heritage.

contact info
Phone: 941-708-6120

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Florida Maritime Museum

Housed in a 1912 schoolhouse and situated within the historic fishing village of Cortez, the Florida Maritime Museum tells stories pertinent to all aspects of Florida’s maritime history. Cortez Villagers have survived hurricanes, economic depressions and threats to their livelihood from a reduction in fishing grounds and regulations on the fishing industry. The residents of the community are passionate about preserving the past and ensuring that residents and visitors to Manatee County understand the significance of Cortez Village and the broader maritime history of the area.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Saturday 9AM - 4PM.

Florida Maritime Museum

Group tours of the museum, grounds and the Village of Cortez are available by appointment. Please allow about an hour to visit the museum and enjoy the grounds. Visitors can explore exhibits that include historic photographs, boat models, tools, instruments, and other historically significant material relevant to Florida’s maritime culture and history.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, History, Heritage.

contact info
Phone: 941-708-6120

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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