Last updated: 11/30/2021
Micanopy, Florida
Street Address
607 NE First Street
Cholokka Blvd. at Bay Street
Micanopy, FL 32667
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 462
Micanopy, FL 32667
Hours
Museum
Daily1 PM - 4 PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
Archives
Wednesday9 AM - 12 PM
and by appointment
Admissions
Suggested Donation: $2.00 /adult
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Jean Stream, Museum Team Lead
Melanie Barr, board
Birgitta Kimura, Docent
Sandra Tyson, Treasurer
Description

Exhibits reflect local history from Timucuan Indians to arrival of the Spanish, early settlement in the beginning 1800's, the Seminole Wars, Civil War, and town development to the present. Museum open daily 1-4 pm, archives open Wednesday 9-12 and by appointment. Gift Shop.

Mission

The Micanopy Historical Society Museum exists for the purpose of collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of Micanopy and its surrounding area. Artifacts representing life at the Micanopy site from pre-historic times to the present are retained for research, education and exhibition in the Society's Museum. The Museum shall cooperate with the State of Florida in the protection, exploration and interpretation of the archaeological resources of the immediate area. The Museum shall promote educational outreach in the Micanopy community.

Governance

Private, Non Profit

Publications

Following publications available:

  • 1=Newsletter; 10times per year
  • 2=The Story of Historic Micanopy by Caroline Watkins. Reprinted 2008
  • 3=Cherished Recipes of Historic Micanopy. Revised June 2011
  • Services

    The Museum Gift Shop

    The Museum Gift Shop has a wonderful selection of books, T-shirts, and souvenirs related to Micanopy, the surrounding area, and other Florida subjects. The Micanopy Historical Society publishes a unique cookbook, Cherished Recipes of Historic Micanopy. Come look us over and see works from well-known authors available in the Museum Gift Shop!

    Gift Shop

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    MUSEUM CONFERENCES
    Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
    WMA 2022 Annual Meeting in partnership with the Oregon Museums Association
    Portland, Oregon
    Wednesday, September 14 - Friday, September 16, 2022 — Enid, Oklahoma
    2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference
    Enid, Oklahoma
    Wednesday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17, 2022 — Buffalo, New York
    American Association for State and Local History 2022 On-site and Virual Conferences
    Buffalo, New York
    Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
    2022 Oregon Annual Conference, co-hosted with Western Museums Association
    Portland, Oregon
    Monday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — Rogers, Arkansas
    SouthEastern Museum Conference 2022 ANNUAL MEETING
    Rogers, Arkansas
    Tuesday, October 25 - Thursday, October 27, 2022 — Temecula, California
    2022 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
    Temecula, California
    Friday, June 23 - Thursday, June 29, 2023 — ,
    2023 American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
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