February 09, 2019

Author: Public must better appreciate Gulf’s importance

May 22, 2018

Cortez Passport promotes businesses, historic culture

February 21, 2018

Wonder what life was like in Manatee way back when? Online oral histories tell the tales

January 31, 2018

An Afternoon at Cortez Fishing Village

March 14, 2018

Maritime Museum Renovates Historic Cortez General Store

July 16, 2017

Historic Burton Store to house Folk School in Cortez Village

December 08, 2017

Florida Maritime Museum celebrates 10 years of preserving the past of Cortez Village

December 08, 2017

Cortez museum preserves the past and looks toward the future

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4415 119th Street W.

Cortez, FL 34215

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


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