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City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park and Cultural Center

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Open today: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Five dollars gets you into the Heritage Center, Museum, Schoolhouse, Post Office and Civil War... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Cookeville, Tennessee
Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park and Cultural Center is worth a visit!

This lovely space is a small sanctuary in the midst of Fort Walton Beach, FL. It has very limited... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Heritage Park and Cultural Center is home to the Indian Temple Mound and Museum. The museum features local history and pre-historic artifacts cultivating back to the early Native American settlers. The property is also the site of a historic Civil War building, schoolhouse and post...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Angelle225
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Five dollars gets you into the Heritage Center, Museum, Schoolhouse, Post Office and Civil War building. Artifacts and history filled. It's a great educational fun way to enjoy a couple of hours.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This lovely space is a small sanctuary in the midst of Fort Walton Beach, FL. It has very limited hours and closes early - at 4 or 4:30 PM. Although I wasn't able to go inside the center because they were closed, However, the grounds,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank beckysouix
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The park and cultural center are nestled into the downtown area, with convenient parking and easy walking access. The 4 museums provide a unique view of Fort Walton's cultural past. Lots of artifacts to look at, and plenty of "touchable" exhibits for the kids. It...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a very interesting museum showing the very early settlers of Florida and how things changed when the European sailors came to Fort Walton Beach. There is also a historic one room schoolhouse restored and additional buildings including a very old post office. The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank DonaldDux1
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a quaint little park located in downtown Fort Walton Beach, with a share of historical buildings/structures and attractions in nearby areas. There is a reasonable $5 fee to see the attractions which includes an Indian Temple Mound museum, Camp Walton Schoolhouse museum, &...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank phalanxye
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a must stop to get a historical perspective from the early 20th century to today. A must stop is this little piece of history.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank andyfrelick
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this is much. Did not know what to Expect but we were suprised. Something to do on the island.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 88nealb
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Loved visiting all the exhibits. Me and wife always try to find out about local history in all the area's we visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

there's not an awful lot around this area in terms of history and culture, but this Indian mount, out houses and museum is spectacular. Very well put together with useful and interesting tour guides. Beautiful gift shop too.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Gabs2893
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