If you’re moving to Marco Island with kids, be sure one of your first family activities is to go to the Marco Island Historical Museum – it’s amazing!
3 Great Reasons to Visit the Marco Island Historical Museum With Kids
There’s always something amazing to explore at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Check out these three great reasons to go.
The Calusa Period is another kid-friendly exhibit at the museum. It incorporates a life-sized recreation of a Calusa Indian village ideal for family photo-ops. Also in the exhibit are interactive educational displays and dozens of ancient artifacts found on Marco Island.
Windows & Doors to History
Windows & Doors to History is a permanent exhibit at the Marco Island Historical Museum and one of the most popular with kids. The exhibit was designed to act as an outdoor gallery and is comprised of 20 false windows and 3 false doors. Behind the windows and doors are original artworks depicting important scenes and figures from Marco Island’s 6,000-year history.
The museum’s celebration of Marco Island continues outside its exhibits. While you’re enjoying the outdoor gallery, be sure to also take in the careful landscaping. Guests are invited to explore the grounds which have been planted with native trees like palms. An open gazebo overlooks waterfalls and ponds and also houses a dramatic bronze reproduction of the famous Key Marco Cat.
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