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.
Forgotten Coast Like A Local: Episode 1 - Museums
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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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From a quaint beach cottage to a luxurious beachfront villa, Florida's Forgotten Coast offers a variety of places to stay.
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Whether you are looking for a charming beach cottage or a well-appointed multi-story beachfront home, Forgotten Shores Property Management offers a range of St. George Island vacation rentals for every type of group and budget.Learn More
Fickling & Company prides itself on helping you find the vacation rental home that will provide the perfect backdrop to your memorable St. George Island vacation. You can choose a Beachfront vacation rental home with sea oats, sand dunes, and waves in your backyard or you may prefer to be on the Apalachicola Bay enjoying a stunning sunset from the…Learn More
The Consulate features four luxury vacation suites in Apalachicola‘s Grady Building, which is located in the heart of the Historic Riverfront District. Rooms are decorated with antique prints, original art, and vintage maps giving each suite its own unique personality. All suites have fully equipped modern kitchens, cable TV, VCRs, laundry facilities, and balconies.Learn More
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Discover the Forgotten Coast's authentic, Old Florida charm at more than 100 annual events and festivals, that highlight our natural resources, culture and history. Click here to see all events
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 through Thursday, March 31, 2022. There is no charge for admission but donations are gladly accepted. The museum and exhibit are open Wednesdays…Learn More
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit in the month of January on the Battle of Midway. This exhibit will open Tuesday, January 4, 2022, and be on display until Saturday, January 29. The museum is open every Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to…Learn More
Crooked River Lighthouse Full Moon Climb Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse will be hosting a Full Moon Lighthouse Climb on Sunday, January 16, from 6:00-8:00 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. If…Learn More
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Are you looking for some fun and entertainment after the holidays? For over a decade now, Apalachicola has played host to one of the most fun, delicious,…Read More
The TDC unveiled its latest marketing endeavor recently – a seven-part web series of How to Forgotten Coast Like a Local. The first episode “Museums” premiered…Read More