Notice from the Manatee County Clerk and Comptroller’s Historical Resources Department:

The Florida Maritime Museum (FMM) will be temporarily closed for Phase II of

“Re-Imagination” of permanent exhibits until January 5, 2021. For the full press release click here.


Shaped by water. Experience your heritage.





    TO DO

Online and Outdoor Temporary Exhibit

Explore historic and modern photos, relatable statistics, personal stories and more in this multi-dimensional experience.  Learn more about the "Caught in the Storm: 100 Years of Florida Hurricanes" exhibit here.

FMM launching new logo

Phase II of the Re-Imagination also brings new branding to the Florida Maritime Museum. To read the full press release click here.

Re-Imagination of Permanent Exhibits

Phase II, which includes the gift shop, education room, and the entry way has started. You can follow our progress here.

Virtual Tour on "The Clio" App

Enjoy our virtual tour while we are closed to the public. You can visit or you can search for Clio in the app store!

Short Maritime History Articles

Do you love history? Then check out our blog for fun articles on maritime history in Florida. These articles are bite-sized but pack a punch! Start reading here.

Recorded Lectures

We are missing our monthly lecturers and we bet you are too. Check out our first virtual lecture here.

Florida Maritime Museum is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

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Florida Maritime Museum, ​​Historical Resources Department for the Office of Ms. Angelina Colonneso, 
Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller