EDUCATION

The Florida Maritime Museum (FMM) offers a fun, inexpensive learning experience for your classroom or family.

Including our wonderful exhibits, FMM is home to a research library, offers onsite and offsite lectures, group tours, and traveling trunks.

Learners of all ages will discover the importance of Florida’s fishing and maritime heritage.

Check out the boxes below to see our offerings!

Teacher and Class

Due to limited space and staffing, the museum does require advanced notice for tour dates, and 1 chaperone per 10 students.

FIELD TRIPS

Top View of Kids Playing

Please contact our Education Coordinator, Alexis Schofield for more information.

TRAVELING TRUNKS

Female Lecturer

FMM staff may be available to lecture at your local library or group meeting! 

OFFSITE LECTURES

See what is in our Member Lending Library and listen to local oral histories.

LIBRARY AND ORAL HISTORIES

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Print out and color this coloring page and turn it in to the museum and recieve a prize out of our treasure chest!

PIP THE PELICAN

While also leaving designated field trip days for our public and private schools, we will be offering home school days.

HOME SCHOOL DAYS

Ship's Wheel

Check out links to various maritime resources.

MARITIME RESOURCES

4415 119th Street W.

Cortez, FL 34215

Ramp entry at the back entrance of the museum. Handicap parking available.

MUSEUM RULES

No food/drinks inside museum.

No flash photography.

No pets allowed, only trained

Service Animals.

Please note that visitors to the Florida Maritime Museum may be photographed or videotaped during their visit. These photos/videos may be used for marketing, advertising, or public relations purposes without compensation.

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Educational programming underwritten by the Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum

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Ms. Angelina Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller