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“Museum Worth Visiting!”

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Clewiston
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located on the Big Cypress Reservation, this museum celebrates the history and the culture of the Seminole Indians. Winner of a 2015-2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Beautifully designed and informative museum! There is a 20 minute orientation video to start your tour -- this provides a great overview of Seminole history and contemporary life. The exhibits showcase historic daily life and culture of the unconquered Seminole Tribe. A mile-long boardwalk through the vibrant Everglades forest provides an enriching learning experience behind the museum. The gift shop offers a great selection of Seminole and regional souvenirs. Overall a wonderful museum well worth the time to get there!

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Carrie D, Visitor Services and Development Manager at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your review and for your lovely compliments on all the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum has to offer! We are so proud to share the Seminole story with our visitors.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is my 2nd visit to the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum and this time I brought family from Canada. The displays of Seminole bead work and patchwork are especially exquisite. This museum is so well done that one can spend several hours viewing the exhibits, then enjoy the surrounding Everglades.

I have worked 20+ years in archives/museums - Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is one of the best that I have visited.

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Carrie D, Visitor Services and Development Manager at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you so much for your high praise! We are always delighted to hear from our visitors that we are doing a great job helping preserve the Tribe's history and culture. We hope you are able to visit us again as we rotate our exhibits!

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's quiet a drive from Cape Coral to Seminole reservation through Hell's Kitchen but worth if in the end. Very large car park then a walk over a Gator pond into the museum. $10 entrance fee then a short film on the history of the local Seminole Indians who migrated here from Georgia & neighboring states. After the film an interesting museum to walk through then if wanted a long boardwalk in the woods. No wildlife to be seen but half way round you come to a clearing with wooden huts & some people working wood, beads etc. Nice touch of a toilet block here & a pay for drinks machine but 10 yards further is a free water dispenser with paper cups mmm. The gift shop is limited & expensive which was a let down as would have liked to bring something back to the K.K..

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Carrie D, Visitor Services and Development Manager at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review; we are glad you found the experience worth the drive!

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great educational museum, discover the history of Seminole tribes and see exhibits relating to life in the time period.

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Carrie D, Visitor Services and Development Manager at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for writing a review! We are always happy to know when our visitors have a meaningful experience here at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I'm usually not a fan of museums. Our group of 14 (from all over America) had 1.5 hours to spend at this museum. None of us were able to complete it. The legions slide show, (how the children were taught) was my favorite. The displays were excellent. Located about 2 miles east of Billie's Swamp Safari, this museum is the best value anywhere. We plan on revisiting real soon.

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Carrie D, Visitor Services and Development Manager at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review! We believe there's something for everyone here and are so happy that you enjoyed your visit.

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