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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The Coombs Inn & Suites is a luxurious Inn consisting of three elegant Historic Victorian Mansions located in the heart of Apalachicola’s Historical District. Come discover why Travel and Leisure Magazine ranked us “One of the 30 Outstanding Small Inns in the United States.” Stay in one of our 23 luxurious guest suites furnished with European antiques, original oil paintings…Learn More
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Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum presents a special exhibit on the most violent and costliest campaign of WWII, the battle to take Okinawa. The exhibit will include historical photos and Marine Corps artifacts, some of which were recently acquired. The battle started with the Kerama Islands’ capture by the 77th infantry…Learn More
Full Moon Climb Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse will be hosting a Full Moon Lighthouse Climb on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, from 7:00-10:00 pm in Carrabelle, FL. Visitors can enjoy this opportunity to see the St. George Sound and Carrabelle Beach’s gorgeous natural surroundings under the evening sky. Guests can also enjoy the fire…Learn More
Kim Wren and Joe Taylor will give an introduction and overview of the newly formed Oyster Corps. The Oyster Corps is a project of the Forgotten Coast Conservation Corps, a conservation service program for youth, young adults and Veterans. Kim is the Assistant Manager for the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research…Learn More
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