4415 119th St W, Cortez, FL 34215
CLOSED April 21-24
The website for The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum is launching May 1st, 2017! We hope you’ll join us in celebrating FloridaFolkSchool.org by bringing a friend along to any of our Folk School classes. For full class schedule click here
FUNDRAISING BOAT TOURS Paradise Boat Tours will be leading a 90-minute adventure through our pristine inter-coastal waterways to benefit The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 3 PM. This is a unique opportunity to explore Florida’s coastal heritage, and enjoy stories of authentic Cortez while having a ninety-five percent […]
Looking for the perfect gift? Call (941) 708-6120 for information about a gift certificate for our Folk School!
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 […]
Shanties and Songs of the Sea Wednesday, April 12, 3 pm Join guest speaker, Charlie Canniff, in an introduction to sea shanties and explore what makes a shanty a shanty, who the shantymen were, and some of the songs that they sang. Along with a guided discussion, the audience will have the opportunity […]
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, […]