6 Historical Sites & Museums In and Around Cape Coral
Sep 05, 2018 08:00AM
By Emma Eldridge
Summer has ended, the kids are back to school, and fall is about to begin. It's a time for learning new things and embarking on new adventures. But learning new things doesn't have to just be for the kids. Why not make your next family event a fun AND educational one?
Below are 6 opportunities, broken down by area, which includes a military museum, a railroad museum, and an ecological reserve.
Be sure to mark these three as a must-see on your list. The Cape Coral Historical Museum captures all of Cape Coral's unique history (and is home to a beautiful rose and natural garden), the SWFL Military Museum & Library will give you an appreciation for our military's history with special artifacts and memorabilia, and the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve has an inspiring Veterans Memorial.
Our organization is dedicated to honoring our military, preserving and displaying military artifacts and memorabilia while educating the public and future generations about our nation's m... Read More »
At 365 acres, Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve is the second largest preserved green space in Cape Coral*. Located just north of Veteran's Parkway, Four Mile Cove / “Eco Park” is a brac... Read More »
Take a little drive to Fort Myers to experience the Railroad Museum of South Florida, Inc. (for the train lovers in your family), or maybe take a tour of The Lee County Black History Society and Historic Burroughs Home. Either way, each one is sure to be an eye-opening and educational experience.
The Railroad Museum of South Florida operates a 3,200-square foot museum located in Lakes Regional Park. The museum is open 7 days a week, although we do have a shorter summer schedule in... Read More »
The Lee County Black History Society website will give you a glimpse into the African-American experience in Fort Myers, Florida located within Lee County. Our website offers you the o... Read More »