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
RELAX & STAY AWHILE
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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St. James Bay Golf Villas 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 The…Learn More
Coastline RV Resort is located on Highway 98, the main motor artery into Eastpoint and the gateway to the Forgotten Coast. We are uniquely positioned right on the beautiful Apalachicola Bay offering guests an unobstructed view of Dog Island, St. George Island and Sound, featuring spectacular sunrises and sunsets for which Franklin County is known! We are centrally located, providing easy…Learn More
This 3,400 square foot five bedroom, four bath Gulf front luxury home is located South of Tallahassee, Florida at Alligator Point, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, just 40 minutes from the Tallahassee Airport and is available March through August only. The house features granite countertops, tile throughout the bathrooms including floors and showers, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors in…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
The Carrabelle History Museum is thrilled to announce that this exhibit is being extended thru January 31!! Christmas Eve will mark the 139th anniversary of the official creation of the Town of Carrabelle. The incorporation of Carrabelle was officially recorded on Christmas Eve in 1881 by Franklin County. In honor…Learn More
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit for the month of January on the War Crime Trials of German military and government members, of which the Nuremberg Trials are the most well known. This exhibit will open Friday, January 1, 2021 at 11 am and…Learn More
Full Moon Climb Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse will be hosting a Full Moon Lighthouse Climb on Thursday, January 28, 2021 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 evening sky. The December Full Moon…Learn More
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