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We have driven by this museum for years and wondered what it was like but never bothered to take... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2019
538marciae
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Multi-faceted treasure

We regularly visit the Beaches Museum and History Park. It is an excellent resource for tourist and... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Rondawords
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 30 January 2019

We have driven by this museum for years and wondered what it was like but never bothered to take the time to investigate. Until yesterday! What a pleasant surprise! There is a brief video that traces the history of the beaches that prepares you for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 538marciae
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We regularly visit the Beaches Museum and History Park. It is an excellent resource for tourist and locals alike. In one easily walkable setting you experience well-curated historical shows that change throughout the year, the beautifully crafted permanent exhibit, stunning art venues by prominent artists...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A small but great Museum right here @ the beach!! We are so glad we checked it out! We will be going back & taking our company & friends!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best outings we have done all summer! Very interesting and packed full of information. We are from the area so we already knew some facts about the area, Mr Townsend our tour guide was absolutely wonderful, patient with the grandsons and let...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I visit aver few months- I love the beach history. They have an extra room they rotate exhibits through. I have seen several artists features. The Museum extends across the street- but you need a guide to take you through them (they stay locked). All...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Crystal O
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Excellent Museum in the heart of Jacksonville Beach. Great history displays of beach towns including Jax Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, and more. Displays include great old photos and artifacts. Outdoor Park includes Historical Buildings brought in from other locations - great collection from the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank TJM_60
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Ponte Vedra/Jax beach for many decades but had never stopped in the museum until this trip. The history of the Jacksonville beaches area is fascinating.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We visited this park/museum after it was closed....after driving by it for 3 years! We couldn't go inside any buildings, but walking through and reading the information was enjoyable. We thought there was only a train, but there is so much more about the history...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This also functions as the Visitor Information Center, and was a great option when we got to the beach and it started to rain. No admission fee. Lots of local Jacksonville history, including a very informative film that takes about 15 min to watch. And...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JCKimmer
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was such a nice place to visit. There are several buildings and a train! from the era of Henry Flagler, Developer of Florida, and a delightful garden. After having visited so many Flagler related places around the state, this is the first time we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank MontereyFoodie
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