Take a Video Tour of Our Magnificent Museums
The museums in Franklin County Florida are temporarily closed, but our content is available 24/7. Want a closer look inside the Forgotten Coast’s treasured museums and historical sites? Check out our Museum Video Series hosted by Trinity Hardy. These enlightening videos will take you on a brief tour of each Franklin County museum, including The Raney House Museum, The Orman House Museum, John Gorrie Museum State Park, Carrabelle History Museum and Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum, as well as our two historic lighthouses: Cape St. George Light and Crooked River Lighthouse. Discover the rich historical significance of each site and get a glimpse of the unique artifacts, memorabilia and exhibits showcased inside these fascinating museums.
Raney House Museum
Carrabelle History Museum
Orman House Museum
Carrabelle Lighthouse Museum
John Gorrie Museum
Estuarine Research Reserve
St. George Lighthouse Museum
Camp Gordon Johnston
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St. James Bay Golf Villas in Carrabelle offers two lodging options ranging from our convenient clubhouse Villas to the beautiful new Residences at St. James Bay luxury condominiums. St. James Bay offers golf and non-golf-related packages in our Villas. Packages ranging from a single night to a week-long golf package. Stay in your choice of two or three-bedroom condos in…Learn More
Located only four blocks from the center of Apalachicola, the Water Street Hotel and Marina is a unique 30 suite hotel and 20 slip marina in an Old Florida setting with today’s modern conveniences. All rooms offer Bay views, private screened verandas, two bathrooms, spacious living and dining areas, flat-screen TVs, high-speed internet, in-room safes, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, plush…Learn More
At SGI Premier, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality vacation homes, not just the largest quantity. With a focus on beachfront and private pool homes, you can rest assured that the finest vacation experiences on St. George Island are before you. Welcome to SGI Premier. It’s better here.Learn More
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Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum Presents a Special Exhibit on the Surrenders and End of World War II Carrabelle
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit about the surrenders and war’s end in the Asia-Pacific and Europe-Mediterranean Theaters of Operations. This exhibit will open Tuesday, September 28 at 11 am and will be on display at the museum until Saturday, October 30, 2021, at…Learn More
Carrabelle History Museum presents a Special Exhibit on Sponge Diving in Carrabelle and North Florida Carrabelle
The Carrabelle History Museum is presenting a special exhibit on Sponge Diving in Carrabelle and the North Gulf Coast of Florida. This exhibit will be on display from Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 31. There is no charge for admission but donations are gladly accepted. The museum and exhibit…Learn More
Crooked River Lighthouse Full Moon Climb Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse will be hosting a Full Moon Lighthouse Climb on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 6-9 pm in Carrabelle, FL. Visitors can enjoy this opportunity to see the gorgeous natural surroundings of the St. George Sound and Carrabelle Beach under the glow of the rising full moon. …Learn More
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