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Safety Harbor Museum & Cultural Center

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Address: 329 S Bayshore Blvd, Safety Harbor, FL 34695-4053 (Formerly Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History)
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+1 727-724-1562
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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Interesting Native American artifacts are housed here.

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renovated...very pretty, nice garden

museum is small and a nice touch of local history. $4/person recommended but can enter on donation only. museum broken down into two sections....back is usual history of area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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New Port Richey, FL
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New Port Richey, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

museum is small and a nice touch of local history. $4/person recommended but can enter on donation only. museum broken down into two sections....back is usual history of area w/plethora of items and pictures, tools, bones, etc. front is local art and changing exhibits. was nice to see info in back on Boot Ranch w/photo's etc. have always wondered about... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

You can easily walk or bike here from Main Street. It was a quick history lesson about artsy Safety Harbor. Very limited parking. Sits on a beautiful lot overlooking Tampa Bay.

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Oldsmar, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Small museum, but has some interesting things to know about the area from past years. Donation required, but worthy investment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

First off, the photo pictured is old. This whole building has been renovated. With wrap around porches, re-furbished garden area, in general lots of curb appeal. This museum always contains the history of Safety Harbor, Toccabaga Indians, and Odet Philippe, it's all very interesting, along with rotating displays in the other half. There's an indian burial mound located on the... More 

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Quaint little musuem with a nice collection of history & artifacts of Safety Harbor. It is free but donations are accepted. They have woodworking, jewelry making & zen brush workshops.

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Champaign, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Very nicely put together and fun to peruse the area's history. I enjoyed visiting and would recommend.

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

This tiny historical museum serves its' residents and visitors very weel as it relates the Safety Harbor story from Native Americans to Phillippe who brought the grapefruit to the 1920,s Safety Harbor Resort and spa located over hot springs. Ritating exhibits feature Florida favorites like the Highwaymen from the 1950' s to the present. Nice break from the beach or... More 

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

Not worth going out of the way for, unless you love antiques or archaeology. My husband quickly lost interest and waited for me outside. Small museum; can be seen in 1/2 hour. My favorite exhibit is temporary--"Rocket Man" sculpture out on the front lawn.

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

The tour that Scott gave us was full of information I never knew about. I learned so much and loved the old tools that he explained. Well worth the very small fee.

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Oldsmar, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

I can truthfully say there wasn't one thing I didn't like. I have been planning this wedding for over two years and it couldn't have come out any better. This place is truly the fountain of youth.

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