• Collier Museum at Government Center
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Collier Museum at Government Center

Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

While visiting museums is not a typical activity for visitors to Naples, Florida, this one is a must-see for those interested in the multi-textured bygones of Collier County. Impressive indoor...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue-Sat 9am-4pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free; Donations Appreciated

  • Things to Do with Kids, Best Attractions & Activities: "Admission to the museum is free to all. It lies close to the Naples Depot Museum, which is also free admission."
  • Free Things to Do: "The morning hours are the least crowded and coolest time to explore the museum grounds."
  • Museums: "In early March, the museum hosts its Old Florida Festival, a weekend of historic re-enactments and demonstrations."
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: In a park setting, it has natural kid magnets such as a prehistoric giant sloth skeleton, fort, locomotive and swamp buggy.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: One of a handful of county historical museums, this is the original and most comprehensive.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: It is the best historical museum in the county, hands down; admission is free, but donations are accepted.
  • Best for Museums Because: The Naples' area first and definitive historical museum, it presents history in an entertaining fashion.

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