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Learn about the amazing archaeological sites that you can visit and experience throughout the state. With close to 500 years of European history and more than 10,000 years of Native American history, Florida is host to an array of cultural landmark sites on land and under water. Our exhibit, "A Roadtrip Through Florida Archaeology," showcases heritage sites open to the public within the eight regions of the Florida Public Archaeology Network.
Destination Archaeology's "Roadtrip Through Florida's Archaeology" exhibit features archaeological exhibits and artifacts that highlight Florida's archaeological past. The exhibit includes: Interactive Hands-on Displays and information on Key Florida Sites including prehistoric Mounds, shipwrecks, colonial forts and Spanish Missions Civil War Forts, battlefields and museums. Take a trip through Florida's unique history in this one of a kind exhibit.
Additionally a temporary exhibit is on display titled "Rebel Guns: Defense of the Apalachicola." This exhibit features artifacts and graphic text panels about a Confederate Battery that existed on the Apalachicola River from 1863-1865. Archaeological investigations revealed many hidden secrets about this site.
Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.