Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida

Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida

115 Westview Avenue, Valparaiso, FL 32580 - United States



Discover the rich, diverse history of Northwest Florida through exhibits of the earliest Native Americans to 19th century industries and home-life. Uncover the past through the Museum’s Archival Library available for research by appointment. Children will enjoy the Discovery Room where they can dress like a pioneer and experience an array of hands-on activities.

Keep history alive through traditional craft classes, history programs, free lectures and family-fun community events. Experience the charm and discover the past today at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida -- where history lives.


Exhibits on display: Native American, Pioneer, Military, Early Industries like; Fishing, Boat building, Lumber & Turpentine and an outdoor pollinators garden, Paradise Gardens. Also, on temporary display, Hair Raising History that highlights early 20th century beauty parlor equipment. Make plans to visit today!

Panhandle Pioneers
Students compare their home to a mid 19th century Panhandle pioneer cabin. Students will learn what daily life was like for a pioneer family and the difficulties they faced settling in the Florida wilderness.

For additional exhibits, check out our website!


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