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Lakeland, FL 33809
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Arts & Museums
The Lakeland vicinity of the U.S. State of Florida brags of the monumental Polk Museum of Art. Founded and established in 1966, the site is most renowned for its display of the Pre-Columbian era art displays; collection features Modern, European, American and Asian Art as well. For more details, check website.
One of the best state facilities in the nation, this hall of fame and museum features over 40 exhibits relating to Florida sports history on virtually every aspect of sports available in Florida. Memorabilia from members such as Arnold Palmer, Chris Evert, Steve Spurrier, and Ted Williams are also on display and the museum features a large gift shop and a 50 seat theater. Guided tours are available.
Florida Air Museum is a museum as well as education center that preserves and showcases the fascinating history of the aviation industry and the passion of flight. Some of the exhibits include warbirds, as well as classic and antique aircrafts. It is an ode to Floridians who have contributed significantly to the field, with a special emphasis on the works of Howard Hughes.
This museum is filled with a wide variety of home built and sports aircraft, as well as warplane jet engines, aircraft memorabilia, and special exhibits from the Howard Hughes aircraft collection.
Mad Science's mission is to spark the imagination of children of all ages. They offer birthday parties, corporate events, assemblies, after-school programs, summer camps and in-class field trips to students age K-6 grades.
One of the most significant museum sites in the city of Bartow in the U.S. State of Florida is the Polk County Historical Museum. The museum was established in the year 1998 and occupies great monumental value. The museum is precisely located in the renowned Old Polk County Courthouse. It brags of rare exhibits that present the local and regional history. A distinct feature about the museum is that its range of exhibits increases and changes as and how newer artifacts become available.
Lawrence B. Brown, a self-skilled carpenter, designed his eponymous house in the late 1800s. Located in Bartow, it is preserved as a museum to educate the masses on the contribution made by African-American people to Florida’s history. It spans across nearly 1700 square foot (157 square meters) and contains nine rooms. A perfect destination for tourists and visitors, it is replete with heavy Victorian ornamentation. What looks like an elegant green cottage on the outside, is a even more spacious and breathtaking house from its interiors.
The Old Dundee ACL Railroad Depot is a historic landmark housing a museum that showcases the heritage of the local railroad. It displays original memorabilia and historical artifacts that offer a glimpse of the local history. The museum is free of cost, but is open for limited hours. Built in 1912, the building is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
The only museum of its kind in Florida, this museum depicts early pioneer life in Florida and is located on 20 beautifully landscaped acres which include ten main building and several smaller buildings; all but two of the main buildings are historically significant. An array of artifacts, clothing, and tools are on display.