Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day is a national celebration of museums. On this day, you can visit Cracker Country and experience a historic rural Florida lifestyle for FREE!*
Knowledgeable interpreters dressed in period outfits at each site
rural Florida's history
13 original stuctures
plus a 19th century cow camp
Great for families,
senior and scout groups,
General Pricing: $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and children (6-12), children 5 years old and younger will be admitted for FREE.
Enter the Fairgrounds via the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd entrance. Parking is $6 per car. RV or Bus is $12. Cash only.
Currently we are planning our next Museum Day event. See what happened during our last Museum Day event below.
During Museum Day Live, visitors can tour historic buildings and grounds that represent home life, commerce and transportation as it was in many rural Florida communities just before the turn of the 20th century. See our model train display, sample sugar cane syrup, meet a 19th century Florida cow hunter and help with the everyday chores like churning butter and cleaning laundry with an old-fashioned washboard.
$2 Dip a Beeswax Candle
$2 Twist a Rope
Trail Dogs Bluegrass Band on Center Stage
Honey and beekeeping demonstrations
Pine needle basket weaving
Sandwiches, Chips, & Drinks available for purchase.
Pets are not allowed in Cracker Country. Service animals are allowed, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or animals approved as part of an exhibition. Service animal means any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.