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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Guests with pets are welcome at Moorings Carrabelle with a small deposit. The Moorings offers hotel rooms, with marina views, and condo units, with full-size kitchens. Both hotel rooms and condo units come with a complimentary boat slip (under 26′ with no shore power). There is 24-hour security, pump out and oil dump stations, free continental breakfast, private coin-operated laundry…Learn More
Constructed in 1907 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is steeped in Southern hospitality, history, and charm. The iconic Parlor Bar remains the definitive local watering hole, serving craft cocktails, OCBC beers, and a mouthwatering Pub menu from our in-house restaurant, the Franklin Cafe. Newly renovated guest rooms, featuring the work of local craftsmen, from…Learn More
Gulf Beach View Vacation Rentals offers seven beautiful beach vacation homes on St. George Island. Whether you want to stay beachfront, bay front, or in-between they have a house for you! All of the homes are well-appointed, offer wonderful views and easy access to the beautiful waters of the Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. All homes have hot…Learn More
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Remembering Carrabelle High School Exhibit Carrabelle
The Carrabelle History Museum will present a special exhibit featuring Carrabelle High School memorabilia. It is part of the new and expanded Family Life Room with high school sports trophies across the decades starting with the 1920 football team and the 1937 state champion girls’ basketball team. There are old…Learn More
In partnership with the Holocaust Education Resource Council of Tallahassee, Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum is presenting a special exhibit on the Holocaust on display from Thursday, July 1 through Saturday, August 14 at Camp Gordon Johnston Museum in Carrabelle. The museum and exhibit are open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 am…Learn More
Celebrating Carrabelle High School Carrabelle
The Carrabelle History Museum will present “Remembering Carrabelle High School”. The month-long exhibit will culminate with a special Carrabelle High School Reunion Reception at the Carrabelle History Museum on Saturday, July 31 from 2:00-4:00 pm. Guests will have a chance to share nostalgic stories of historic CHS. Alumni can video their…Learn More
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Turtle Season on the Forgotten Coast runs from May 1st through October 31st, and, if you walk more than 100 feet on the beach, you…Read More