4415 119th St W, Cortez, FL 34215
Open Tuesday - Saturday 9am-4pm
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Introduction to Crocheting – Five Class Series ($140) Various Dates 1 to 3 pm Fees Due by February 28 Min: 6, Max: 6 Must be able to attend entire series The class will include basic crochet stitches and tools, terminology, pattern reading, yarn information along with the many ways crochet may be used. We are looking […]
The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum supports the mission of the Florida Maritime Museum to collect, preserve, and share traditional knowledge, cultural artifacts, and personal stories specific to Florida’s fishing and maritime heritage. The Folk School is a “school for life.” With a focus on providing a supportive environment, the Folk School provides a […]
Please allow about an hour to visit the museum and enjoy the grounds. If one of FMM’s volunteer docents is on duty during your visit, they will be happy to give you a tour and share their unique insights. If you prefer to enjoy the museum independently or a volunteer is not available, self-guided tours are located at the […]
The Lionfish Invasion Wednesday, March 15, 3 pm The lionfish invasion has been coined one of the worst marine invasions to date. Join the FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) Lionfish Control Team on Wednesday, March 15th to learn more about this invasive species and its impact to the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and […]
FMM relies on the support of people like you. Your contributions support our efforts to preserve Florida’s rich maritime heritage and celebrate the local history of Cortez. It is with your help, that FMM is able to share its collection with the widest possible audience and offer programs that makes maritime history accessible. There are many ways to give to FMM, […]