The Best Museums to Visit in the Naples Area

May 10, 2021


Naples, Florida is one of the most culturally and naturally diverse cities in America. Showcasing that unique diversity is a host of amazing museums throughout the area. Covering topics from history to nature, here are some of the best museums that Naples has to offer.

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Top Museums in Collier County

Collier County’s system of 5 unique museums in and around Naples, Florida are some of the finest in the area with each offering a different look at the history, culture, and the natural beauty of the city and region.

Collier Museum at Government Center: Sitting on five acres of natural Florida landscaping, the Collier Museum at Government Center is home to numerous exhibits that showcase the full local history of Naples and Collier County. Go back in time to a prehistoric age, learn more about the native Americans of the area, and discover the lifestyle and tools of Southwest Florida’s first settlers. All to help you better understand how this area became what it is today.

Naples Depot Museum: Learn more about how the arrival of the railroads to the Gulf Coast helped spur development and growth for the Naples area at this historical museum set into the former Seaboard Air Line Railway passenger station.

The Museum of the Everglades: Explore the history of the world-famous Everglades at the Museum of the Everglades just outside Naples near Everglades City. 

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Robert’s Ranch: Discover the history of Immokalee, Collier County’s largest inland community at what used to a cattle ranch. Explore exhibits, programs, and 15 unique, carefully-preserved original buildings.

Marco Island Historical Museum: The Marco Island Historical Museum is the perfect place to explore the history of Southwest Florida’s Calusa Indians, their lifestyle, and how they helped shape this part of the state.

Revs Institute 

Preserving the future of the past is the motto at Revs Institute as they work to preserve and showcase the history of automotive research and design. 

This non-profit museum offers a diverse mixture of old and new technology on display.

With over 80,000 square feet of living history, these automobiles are fully operational and the displays have no barriers, allowing for up-close looks at each automobile.

The Baker Museum

The Baker Museum is one of the finest modern and contemporary art museums in Florida and offers numerous galleries, including many traveling exhibits to complement the permanent collections.

With its impeccable beaches, unique culture, and wide array of entertainment, events, and attractions, there’s no better place to call home than Naples, Florida. Moorings Park Communities has proudly called Naples home for over 40 years. For more information on any of our independent living communities in Naples, contact us today on our website or give us a call at: 239-643-9111.

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