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Manatee County Agricultural Museum

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pretty cool place

took my family there after a fishing charter we took in Palmetto pretty cool place and we learned a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Nana A
Great history of Agriculture in Manatee County

You will be surprised at the amount of agriculture there is in Manatee county. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
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8 Aug 2018
“pretty cool place”
22 Apr 2018
“Great history of Agriculture in Manatee County”
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1015 6th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-4601
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

took my family there after a fishing charter we took in Palmetto pretty cool place and we learned a lot

Thank Nana A
Reviewed 23 April 2018

You will be surprised at the amount of agriculture there is in Manatee county. The museum is divided up into the various different farming in the county from citrus, dairy, vegetables, cattle ranching and machinery used in an early era.

Thank janella22
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is (was) a very agricultural county. Lots of old buildings and farm implements. Combine this with a trip to Gamble Plantation and Palmetto historical park and you'll have a good grip on antebellum Florida. Very inexpensive or free.

Thank BoatBaron
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is one of our favorite local spots! The Ag Museum is part of the historical village in Palmetto and is worthy of a trip by anyone wanting to know about our local heritage. The special events at the Ag Museum are fantastic and wonderful...More

Thank TropicHope
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very well done, interesting museum for agriculture and the fascinating people involved. The museum is divided into rooms according to subjects. Manatee County had some very progressive people here who developed groundbreaking techniques in Citrus, Vegetable and Floral Industries. I was born and raised here...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to get a feel for the local agricultural history of Manatee County. Our three year old was very captivated by all of the exhibits. Most of the items are "touchable". An awesome experience!

Thank MIke W
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

It is small museum but nice. Shocking to some there was history in Florida and it is based on agriculture not tourism.

1  Thank petraso1
Reviewed 18 December 2015

very nice small museum. For history buffs it is very nice, there is a park next to the museum for families that have little ones to get the ants out. It is within walking distance of downtown palmetto which restaurants are with in downtown.

1  Thank Edie S
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is a treasure! The museum features displays of tools, equipment, photographs and exhibits that reflect the area's rich heritage. The Carnegie Library building is over 100 years old! This non-profit museum accepts donations and the library building needs restoration. The historical park is a...More

1  Thank Angela P
Reviewed 10 July 2015

For a small venue this museum has done a great job. Tied to the historical park it makes for a very enjoyable business. The old Carnegie Library is next door. It is easy to find and across from beautiful Sutton Park and the public Library....More

2  Thank Phil G
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