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Manatee County Agricultural Museum

1015 6th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-4601
+1 941-721-2034
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A Hidden Gem, A Local Treasure

This is one of our favorite local spots! The Ag Museum is part of the historical village in... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
pastorhope
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Bradenton, Florida
Interesting Trip down Agriculture Lane in Manatee County

Very well done, interesting museum for agriculture and the fascinating people involved. The museum... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Ellen L
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9 Jun 2017
“A Hidden Gem, A Local Treasure”
27 Jan 2017
“Interesting Trip down Agriculture Lane in Manatee County”
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1015 6th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-4601
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is one of our favorite local spots! The Ag Museum is part of the historical village in Palmetto and is worthy of a trip by anyone wanting to know about our local heritage. The special events at the Ag Museum are fantastic and wonderful...More

Thank pastorhope
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Very well done, interesting museum for agriculture and the fascinating people involved. The museum is divided into rooms according to subjects. Manatee County had some very progressive people here who developed groundbreaking techniques in Citrus, Vegetable and Floral Industries. I was born and raised here...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to get a feel for the local agricultural history of Manatee County. Our three year old was very captivated by all of the exhibits. Most of the items are "touchable". An awesome experience!

Thank MIke W
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

It is small museum but nice. Shocking to some there was history in Florida and it is based on agriculture not tourism.

1  Thank petraso1
Reviewed 17 December 2015

very nice small museum. For history buffs it is very nice, there is a park next to the museum for families that have little ones to get the ants out. It is within walking distance of downtown palmetto which restaurants are with in downtown.

1  Thank Edie S
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a treasure! The museum features displays of tools, equipment, photographs and exhibits that reflect the area's rich heritage. The Carnegie Library building is over 100 years old! This non-profit museum accepts donations and the library building needs restoration. The historical park is a...More

1  Thank Angela P
Reviewed 9 July 2015

For a small venue this museum has done a great job. Tied to the historical park it makes for a very enjoyable business. The old Carnegie Library is next door. It is easy to find and across from beautiful Sutton Park and the public Library....More

2  Thank Phil G
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We were completely surprised by this museum. It was on our "possible things to do list" and we were so happy that we made the time. We had a wonderful tour of the buildings with Tory (?) who was so knowledgeable . We were referred...More

2  Thank FilRon
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This museum may be small and a little out of the way, but has lots of information and history of the agriculture of Manatee County, FL. They have lots of social events for families through out the year with Halloween and Christmas being two of...More

1  Thank LesleyAnn7414
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The Manatee County Agricultural Museum and the Palmetto Historical Park in which it is located, take you back to old Florida. Both have a great feel. Be expecially sure to visit during the Christmas, Halloween, and other special events. Sitting in the church during the...More

Thank PhilS_42
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