Reliving Rural Florida's History...
We welcome groups of all kinds! Bring your book club, garden club, scout group, family or friends for a visit!
Knowledgeable, friendly guides dressed in historic clothing will take your group on a stroll through buildings and grounds that represent a rural Florida community of the late 19th century.
Please Note: School groups please select a program from our 'School Field Trips' menu.
This 90 minute tour features a guided walk through the Cracker Country living history museum and grounds.
This 2.5 hour tour includes Cracker Country living history museum, plus a visit to the Fairgrounds' other exhibits that showcase Florida history and industry:
- Florida Cattle Ranching: 500 Years of Tradition
- The Florida Forest Discovery Center
- The Power of Steam
What to Expect
Each group will be greeted by their tour guide who will lead the group through interactive activities that highlight rural Florida's history. A typical tour lasts between 90 minutes and 2 hours.What to See
Butter Churning & Tasting
Each group will have the opportunity to visit our gift shop. In the Cracker Country General Store you will find a wide selection of historical toys, games, candy, books, 1890s reproductions and much more. Prices start at an affordable $0.30.
Proceeds from sales in the General Store help support Cracker Country's education programs.
Week day afternoons in the Fall and Spring.
Saturday tours are available for groups of 100 or more.
Tours must be reserved at least three weeks in advance.
Contact us to see if your date is available.
Some Helpful Information
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.