Manatee County Agricultural Museum
1015 6th Street West, Palmetto, FL 34221 - United States
The Manatee County Agricultural Museum tells the story of Manatee County's agricultural heritage primarily through their collections, exhibits and interactive stations throughout the museum. Founded in 2002, the Ag Museum has collected agricultural equipment, vehicles, and implements from some of the pioneer farmers in Manatee County, and share how agriculture continues to impact everyone's daily lives.
The Manatee County Agricultural Museum's current special exhibit is Underwater Farms: Aquaculture in Manatee County. Aquaculture has a long history in Manatee County. The process of growing aquatic animals and plants for food, restoration, and pets has evolved over the years, but continues to have a presence in the agricultural industry. Learn more about what aquaculture farms have been in Manatee County in the past and today. This exhibit will be viewable during operating hours 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
A craft station will also be set up during open hours.
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