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Clewiston Museum

109 Central Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440-3701
+1 863-983-2870
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Fantastic lecture

I had opportunity to listen to Butch Wilson, curator of the Clewiston Museam. This man is so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minkster56
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Mississauga, Canada
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Nice Surprise

My maternal grandparents lived in Clewiston in the 50’s when he worked for the Corps of Engineers... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
John K
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Lutz, Florida
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
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“gift shop” (2 reviews)
“fossils” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
109 Central Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440-3701
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109 Central Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440-3701
+1 863-983-2870
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had opportunity to listen to Butch Wilson, curator of the Clewiston Museam. This man is so knowledgeable. Full of great stories about his family who have lived in Florida for six generations. He makes history come alive. His discussion was on Prehistoric Florida. He...More

Thank Minkster56
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

My maternal grandparents lived in Clewiston in the 50’s when he worked for the Corps of Engineers so this was a great experience. The museum is well done and the curator Butch is a walking encyclopedia. There is great display of fossils and artifacts that...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We visited this wonderful museum quite late in the afternoon, but Butch opened up especially for us. We chatted for ages. Most enjoyable place to visit and so interesting, will definitely visit again. Thank you Butch for a most enjoyable afternoon visit, you are doing...More

Thank AAH
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This history museum was very informative about the city. It helps kids and adults understand why this town was created. Located in the heart of the city. Nice, clean, friendly people working at this museum. Opened on weekdays only.

Thank jenndroV
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A pleasant surprise was this attraction featuring local history and artifacts from the surrounding areas. Fossils, photos and Native American memorabilia are prominently displayed. There's a gift shop. The best part was when the curator came out to give a detailed explanation of the exhibit...More

Thank Felicia B
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The museum is fascinating and the curator Butch is a walking book of knowledge. This is a must for any Florida history buff or agricultural history fan.

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 4 December 2016

While on a guided bus tour of the Clewiston area, we stopped at this museum located with the Chamber of Commerce. It is worth a quick stop if you are in the area and want to learn a little about local history. It also has...More

Thank FloridaSunDevil
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We enjoyed this break during a drive from the Florida's east coast to the west coast. In about 30 minutes we saw a movie on the the history of the town and saw the exhibits. Mastodon tusks and and a saber tiger skull should interest...More

Thank EfficientFrontier
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The Clewiston museum has a lot to offer permanent residents and visitors. The winter programs I've attended have never disappointed. The staff has done an outstanding job with displays of fossils and artifacts. It has the "big town" feel with "small town" friendliness.

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I had no idea of the history of Clewiston, who started the town, the devastation from the early hurricanes & flooding which lead to President Hoover passing funding for the dikes around Okeechobee to protect the town, the British Airman who trained at the local...More

Thank Judy_Jackson1955
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Cay C
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Admission: $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students per their website.
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