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Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum

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Boca Raton Resort and Club tour

Im a local to SoFlo and like to learn about the area. The Historical Society offers several tours... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Susan G
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A nice museum for Boca Raton History

Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum is a very interesting place to visit. IF you are interested... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Richard A
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The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum operates the Boca Raton History Museum, Boca Express Train Museum, and Fire Bay Gift Shop in Downtown Boca Raton. The BRHS&M also offers history tours, lectures and community oriented fundraisers. Most...more
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71 N Federal Hwy, Historic Town Hall, Boca Raton, FL 33432-3919
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have been to many museums around the world and to be fair, I am not a lover of art museums We went in here because they had free admission at this time and I still didn't like what kind of works were in there....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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BocaRatonHistory, Director of Heritage Education at Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We are always glad to receive reviews. As the Boca Raton History Museum, we only have history exhibits on display at this time. Our admission is $5. Perhaps your experience was at another museum in Boca Raton? We invite you visit the Boca Raton History...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Bring your reading glasses. Gentlemen at the desk was knowledgeable and very helpful. Amazing exhibits on Mizner. Inexpensive way to learn about the development of Boca.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Im a local to SoFlo and like to learn about the area. The Historical Society offers several tours that help to educate and enlighten travelers and locals alike. Learning about the architecture, the designers and wonderful creations may help us to all appreciate and work...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan G
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum is a very interesting place to visit. IF you are interested in how a town named after a rat established itself in the second world war and grew to become one of the jewels in Florida, its the place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard A
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Am history and art buff. Loved this small Museum, filled with the 1920s style Spanish Colonial Revival furniture, beautiful with exhibits and video telling the story of Boca Raton, from its beginnings onward.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Not very much there. Thought there was a WWII exhibit, but there were only a couple of items. Wouldn't recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This place is a wealth of history and information. Susan and her staff are available whenever you need information and reference material.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This historical former city hall building houses both a wonderful museum of local history and a guide for visitors. See Steve for maps of the area and for ideas. For $5, you can tour the former city offices which are now decked out with local...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Ace J
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This small museum is located in an old fire station in the middle of the city, it is not very large, but the artifacts of the City are Displayed and there is a small gift shop. Worth a visit if you happen to catch it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank john s
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this visit so much... The video is a must.. I didn't know that the PC was basically born here in Boca Raton..

Date of experience: July 2017
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