Museums in Sanford

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Daytona Beach
The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, history and science museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida preserve the 86,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the most complete Giant Ground Slot...
Titusville
The American Police Hall of Fame and Museum was founded in 1960. It is the nations first national police museum and memorial dedicated to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.The Museum, through interactive displays, simulators and nea...
Polk City
At Fantasy of Flight you will experience the fun and adventure of flight. Visitors from eight to eighty enjoy their hands-on, interactive area which introduces the basics of flight through a variety of unique experience stations. From designing and ...
Lakeland
Floridas “Official Aviation Museum and Education Center” features a dynamic display of the best examples aviation has to offer including one-of-a-kind designs, classics, ultra-lights, antiques and war-birds. But the Museum is more than a collect...
Tampa
A science-tastic day out for kids under 12 where they can play, interact, learn and understand science and the world around them. Perfect for the whole family in the countries largest kids science center!
Tampa
There are equipped role play settings, elemental experiment sections and construction zones plus art and crafts, computers and plenty more besides.
Jacksonville
With bright colors and a building shaped like a castle, the Hands On Childrens Museum offers almost 6500 sq. feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits for children from ages 1-12.
Jacksonville
Museum of Science and History (MOSH) offers hands-on activities and educational programs for kids. Children can let loose as they are surrounded by a nature-inspired area for exploration and discovery. They can wander through the treehouse, play with...
Jacksonville
MOCA Jacksonville offers top-quality programming for children and families. In addition to the interactive ArtExplorium Loft, every Sunday is Bank of America Family Free Sundays, where children and accompanying adults receive free admission to the Mu...
Bradenton
The South Florida Museum interprets the region from the Pleistocene to the present with stunning life-size dioramas and dramatic exhibits based on its extensive collections of anthropological artifacts, paleontological specimens and objects of cultur...
Jensen Beach
Offers a wide selection of equipped roleplay environments for imaginative and social play for kids of all ages.
Elliott Museum
(128 Miles)
Boulevard Stuart
Explore a range of interests from regional and social history to art and technology through interactive displays and downloadable, self-guided tours.
Fernandina Beach
Have you always wondered what it would be like to travel through time? Come for an unforgettable journey at the Amelia Island Museum of History. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nassau County for kids
Saint Marys
The museum is a great place to learn about the "Silent Service". A wide variety of Submarine artifacts, memorabilia and information are available for viewing, and you can checkout the beautiful St Marys waterfront thru a real periscope.
Fort Myers
Indoor and outdoor facilities including museum, three nature trails, a Planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries.
HistoryMiami
(219 Miles)
Miami
Discover the fascinating past and dynamic present of South Florida and the Caribbean. Explore 10,000 years of history through the museum's exhibition, Tropical Dreams: A People's History of South Florida. Walk through the homes of Seminole Indians an...
Savannah
Watch the turntable in action, try a handcart and see behind the scenes into vintage rail, plus guided tours, train rides and related craft demonstrations.
Savannah
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, founded in 1966, exhibits ship models, paintings and maritime antiques, principally from the great era of Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Hilton Head Island
With indoor and outdoor exhibits, activity centers in the Sea Island Classroom, the History Time-line Exhibit, and Museum Store on-site, plus 11 different tours and cruises around the island, the Museum is a fantastic way to become familiar with the ...
Albany
Inspiration Station Interactive Children's Museum is a different kind of kids' museum, one where exploration, experimentation, and learning work hand in hand. Children and adults alike will enjoy interactive exhibits at a place where playing is essen...
Charleston
Nine interactive exhibits, including a two-story Medieval Castle, a pirate ship and a dedicated Art Room, allow your children to explore the arts, sciences and humanities through their own hands-on experiences. Weekly classes expose children to the a...
Mount Pleasant
Patriots Point would become one of the largest museums of its kind in the world with the addition of other ships such as the destroyer USS Laffey, known as The Ship That Would Not Die. The Treasury class Coast Guard cutter Ingham would join the Patri...
Warner Robins
Displaying 93 aircraft and 100s of exhibits on a beautiful 51 acre site, the museum has grown into a significant exhibit, education and cultural center drawing more than 500,000 a year. One of the many places to go if you're looking for things to do ...
Macon
A visit to the Museum of Arts and Sciences is like a trip around the world! Where else can you see works of fine art, observe animals that live in tropical forests, study the culture of different civilizations, and even explore the wonders of outer s...
Fort Rucker
The museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world.
Augusta
The Morris Museum of Art, located on the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta, Georgia, is the first museum dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. The collection includes holdings of nearly 5,000 paintings, works on paper, photographs, and ...
Columbus
The museum tells the heroic story of everyday Infantrymen through an enviable collection of more than 30,000 artifacts. Era galleries trace Infantry history from before the Revolutionary War to action today in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Columbus
Visit the original Confederate warships in the collection, featuring some of the rarest and most significant Civil War artifacts in the nation, and reconstructed ships in which you can feel how it must have been to live and work.
Columbus
Founded in 1953, the Columbus Museum is one of the largest museums in the Southeast and is unique for its dual concentration on American art and regional history. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Columb...
Warm Springs
Offer a collection of high quality wax figures portraying famous folk, including rare and unique creations by a world renowned artist.
Warm Springs
A treat for enthusiasts with over 40 sympathetically restored classics on display.
Columbia
Unparalleled 67,000 square feet of turbo-charged learning and fun - the biggest children's museum in the South.
Columbia
Four very large floors of exhibits cover South Carolina's art, history, natural history, and science and technology. The museum is located inside its largest artifact -- the historic Columbia Mills building, which opened in 1894 as the world's first ...
Opelika
The museum displays the history of East Central Alabama.
Myrtle Beach
Exhibits will immerse children in exciting experiences, including the Kidz Medical Center, Doctor Molar's Dental Office, Learn to Drive VW, Bubble Mania, It's Electric, USS Kids-A-Float, Magic School Bus and More!
Myrtle Beach
All of the actual, original and real exhibits are displayed in individually themed galleries at each one-of-a-kind museum. Eye-catching illusions, clever animation, intriguing video, and state-of-the-art effects serve to enhance each visitors already...
Athens
The Georgia Museum of Art, the state's official art museum, has long offered its audiences a world-class art experience. Located on the campus of UGA, it has free admission, exhibitions that change quarterly and fun activities for kids like backpack ...
The Museum
(376 Miles)
Greenwood
The Museum has over 30,000 artifacts in their collections, ranging from fossils to oriental textiles. Imagination is the only thing limiting how this rich resource can help educators in the classroom. A tour of the exhibits can stimulate creative wr...
Montgomery
For seventy years, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts has been a showcase for the visual arts in Central Alabama. A primary focus of the Museum's mission is collecting and preserving works by some of history's best known, and some of our region's bes...
The APEX Museum
(388 Miles)
Atlanta
Visit the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first Black owned businesses. Listen to the stories of early African American pioneers in Atlanta and learn all about the powerful Black Families that helped to make Atlanta great.
Montgomery
Containing the most complete collection of memorabilia, the Official Hank Williams Museum is located in Downtown Montgomery where Hank lived from 1937 - 1953. Come and visit the place where the man who left his mark on the Musical world, will inevita...
Atlanta
A multi media attraction charting the history of the drink from every angle, including 4D theatre production and Pop Culture Gallery.
Atlanta
From a stately home on Peachtree Street to its current award-winning buildings in a spectacular setting, the Museum become the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States with its renowned collection of classic and contemporary art and renow...
Ty Cobb Museum
(394 Miles)
Royston
Ty Cobb was one of the GREATEST baseball players ever to live. This became official in 1936 when he received 222 of 226 votes naming him the game's number one immortal and first inductee into the Hall of Fame. The museum offers art and memorabilia, f...
Dawsonville
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) officially re-opened August 2007. The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes prominent members of Georgia’s racing heritage.
Greenville
Up to 40 model trains traversing the large city scene and mountains the reach over 12 feet tall across 3 levels of scenery.
Wilmington
Features include teddy bear hospital, under the sea area, arts zone, grocery store roleplay, imagination circus and a lot more. Aimed at 10s and under.
Greenville
With 80,000 square feet, they have 3 floors of interactive exhibits focused on arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment.
Cartersville
Tellus will occupy more than 120,000 square feet and feature galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully digital planetarium in North Georgia regularly ope...
Mobile
With more than 150 interactive exhibits, thought-provoking larger-than-life IMAX films, and fun, hands-on educational programming, visitors can begin unraveling the basics of electricity, simple mechanics, magnetism and much more!

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