The Southwest Florida Museum of History is located in Fort Myers and is located in the former Atlantic Coastline Railroad Depot. The museum is truly the home to the history of Southwest Florida.
The museum includes prehistoric creatures that lived with the first humans, includingthe 12 foot Giant Sloth. It also includes a 1929 private Pullman railcar and a new audio tour. From winter through spring of each year, the museum hosts an exciting traveling exhibit highlighting the culture and history of people of another country, time, or era. Previous exhibits have included the Roswell Exhibit, King Tut, Treasures of Eden, and the Ted Williams Museum Exhibit.
There are also special program at the museum including Historic Downtown Walking tours that are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00am from January through April.
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Southwest Florida Museum of History
2031 Jackson Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Children (ages 3-12): $5.00
Students (with ID): $5.00
DON’T MISS THE IMAGINARIUM!!
Located just a half-mile from the Southwest Florida Museum of History is the sister museum the “Imaginarium”. You will find fun and learning for the while family at their hands-on Museum and Aquarium. You can touch live sea life, be blown away by a hurricane, run through a rainstorm, enjoy a 3-D film, and visit their marine touch tank with stingrays and more. There are also exhibits featuring live fish, sharks, turtles, swans, and iguanas.
Imaginarium Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm
Imaginarium Hands on Museum
2000 Cranford Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Admission Package – includes 3-D film, Hands-On Fun Shows, “Sea-to-See” Touch Tank Experience, Hurricane Experience and over 60 hands-on exhibits.
Children (ages 3-12): $8.00