• Marco Island Historical Museum
    Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton
  • Marco Island Historical Museum
    Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton
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Marco Island Historical Museum

Type: Art & Culture, History Museums, Museums



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The importance of Marco Island to ancient Calusa Indian civilization, which spread throughout Southwest Florida and even into the Keys, was established in 1896 by archaeologist Frank Hamilton Cushing...  Read More


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  • Free Things to Do: "Visit the museum's web site before you visit to learn about special exhibitions and other events."
  • Museums: "Combine a visit to the museum with the Otter Mound Preserve for a full-on Calusa experience."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: A work-in-progress, the museum specializes in ancient Calusa culture.
  • Best for Museums Because: It underscores Marco Island's historical importance as a capital of the erstwhile Calusa culture.

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