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Marion County Museum of History and Archaeology

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Nice little museum

Nice museum to see historical and archeological artifacts from Marion County. Donations are asked... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
andymH9468ES
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Ocala, Florida
Hidden gem

Do not miss this small, but extremely interesting museum. Lots of artifact representing several... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
tampacubana2015
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Tampa, Florida
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13 Mar 2018
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307 SE 26th Ter, Ocala, FL 34471-2612
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Do not miss this small, but extremely interesting museum. Lots of artifact representing several centuries with knowledgeable and friendly tour guides,

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tampacubana2015
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Had a few minutes and decided to visit the museum. We were the only people there so we were lucky enough to get a guided tour. The gentleman was knowledgeable and polite and shared a lot of info. Very small museum but the exhibits were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Being new to the area it was a good place to get a history of area. Not a big place so it can be part of a day of other activities.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank j0edel
Reviewed 20 December 2017

ceshee72 said the man who explains things at the museum is creepy. YES, HE IS! He started talking about his religious beliefs, and how he doesn't believe in evolution, because of "rabbits" in America. Then he asked me if I knew the reason for the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank tsa246
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to be able to enjoy a private guided tour as nobody else was there at the time! As Marion County residents of 15 years we were fascinated to find out about our local area. So much to take in we need to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Nice museum to see historical and archeological artifacts from Marion County. Donations are asked for and it is a nice way to spend an hour.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank andymH9468ES
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I think this museum would be worth the time if it had not been for the museum worker that followed us around. I am all for learning about the museum, but this gentleman tried to change history to his views, and question my patriotism. I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank ceshee72
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love seeing the clothing, tools,and pictures from time gone by from this area. The artifacts are thoughtfully displayed and the people at the museum are know,edge le with the facts.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Melody D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We brought some friends from out of state. Staff very knowledgeable, good value . Also talked about other historic places in Ocala and nearby.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I stopped in for a visit to see and learn about the archaeology and history of the area. The address listed doesn't match up with MapQuest, Google or the GPS. Took a while and determination to find the place. When it was brought to their...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Cherie1971695
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DennisW1999
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Fri & Sat 10-2 It is linked to the Marion County Library System, I believe.
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