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Florida Agricultural Museum

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Address: 7900 Old Kings Rd N, Palm Coast, FL 32137-8285
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+1 386-446-7630
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Fun on the farm, that describes the Florida Agricultural Museum. Visit our...

Fun on the farm, that describes the Florida Agricultural Museum. Visit our 1890 Florida Cracker home complete with rare heritage livestock (Cracker Cows, Cracker Horses and the Florida piney woods rooter hog). Chickens, ducks and a tame turkey greet our visitors before they depart on a tractor ride tour of the museum's historic farm buildings. Guided horseback riding is available by reservation. Horseback ride along beautiful trails over our 400 acre property or ride your horse over Interstate 95 on the "horses only" bridge to an adjoining 3000 acres of riding trails. Camping with or without your horse is available. You can also visit the Hewitt's Sawmill Archaeological Site located on a heavily treed 3/4 mile hiking trail. Discover the site of a water powered sawmill that operated from 1770 to 1813. We also rent Governor Caldwell's 5000 square foot diary barn for parties and wedding receptions. You can even get married lake side under a canopy trees. Everything at our museum is real. Not a plastic rock in the place. Come visit us and you will learn some Florida history and you might even carry home a free souvenir on your shoe. Your tour will last at lease an hour but the memories will last forever.

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Never knew this gem was here!

I grew up in Ormond Beach, which is less than 30 minutes away and I never knew this place existed. What a find! Since it was December, they were open by appointment only. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went first week in January. Looked online and looked interesting but we were disappointed. There were no signs saying it was closed so we rang for service. A lady came out with a 'doubt bother me' look and said no guides to take on tour. Only had a few horses scattered, a couple of goats, some rabbits in a cage... More 

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Central Florida
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in Ormond Beach, which is less than 30 minutes away and I never knew this place existed. What a find! Since it was December, they were open by appointment only. We called one morning and they were able to find a guide for us that afternoon. There were 12 of us, including several small kids. I think... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Years ago we visited Florida Ag Museum and did the tractor tour with my daughter and some friends and we had a wonderful time. Now, three years later we have two children and one Sunday afternoon we decided to go here as a family fully expecting a tractor tour would be available on the hour as the website and answering... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We went horseback riding with Cheryl at the Florida Agricultural Museum and it was GREAT! We booked a one hour ride for my birthday, and got to see a wide variety of landscapes including thick woods, a lake, a river and a unique "land bridge" over Rt 95. The horses were great on the trail, and Cheryl was a very... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

On the final day of our two-day trip to St. Augustine with my family, we decided to head here since our daughter loves petting zoos and we wanted her to see some animals and get her outdoors. Well, the day we happened to be there, there were no guides around and so the only staff person there could just show... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We have been to the Museum before and enjoyed it very much. This time we decided to go for a trail ride on the horses at the museum and what an amazing time we had. The booking was really easy to make and the staff was very friendly and helpful before during and after the ride. The horses are beautiful,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Unfortunately we went on a day when the tour-guide had a personal emergency, but the staff was very kind and showed us around for free just to see the livestock and tell a bit about the history. They keep cracker horses and cattle, the original breeds brought by the Spanish centuries ago. It was quite interesting and if I ever... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Enjoyed this place many times. Wonderful for families or just the two of you walking around and enjoying a tour of the grounds and learning about the history of Florida.

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Thank FloridaGal6970
Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a very informative history site. It is a living example of how life was in old Florida. Several times a year they have civil war re enactments which is very popular. There is a fee and grounds include barns, livestock and house. In the fall they have a haunted trails event which is not to be missed. I... More 

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Auburn, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We came here a few years ago and there was not a lot going on. I am glad to see that it has filled out a little with some shops and restaurants

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