Historic Pensacola

Historic Pensacola is comprised of the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, the Pensacola Children's Museum, and Historic Pensacola Village.


The Emmanuel Point Shipwreck anchor from one of the 11 ships in the Luna expedition.
Exhibit detail, Emanuel Point anchor

T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum

The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum welcomes visitors to Historic Pensacola. The first floor City of Five Flags exhibit illustrates Pensacola's history from Native cultures to modern Pensacola. The history of the five flags that have ruled over Pensacola is illustrated throughout the galleries. The City of Five Flags offers an overview for your exploration into Historic Pensacola and provides the perfect starting point. The second floor provides changing exhibit galleries such as the Pensacolians and the Civil War and other themes relevant to Pensacola's 450 years of history. The third floor gallery shows traveling exhibits with larger themes.

The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum is located at 330 S. Jefferson St., Pensacola, FL 32502.  Phone: (850) 595.5990. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10-4 and Sundays from 12-4 for Half-Price Sundays.

From Main Campus (1-10), Take Exit 12 to I-110 South. Exit I-110 at 1C (Garden Street). Turn left at the first light (onto Tarragona Street). Follow Tarragona Street four blocks south to Church Street. The parking lot is on the right. The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum will be to your right. Please walk around to the front entrance facing Jefferson St.

 


Take a Tour with Us

Tour the Lavalle House, Dorr House, Old Christ Church, and the Lear/Rocheblave House with a trained, knowledgeable guide. Tours are Tuesday through Saturday at 11:00 and 1:00.

Tour on Your Own

Stroll through the Museum of Commerce, Museum of Industry, Julee Panton Cottage, Manuel Barrios Cottage and the McMillan House on your own. Self guided museums are open Tuesday through Saturday 10 until 4.

Pensacola Children's Museum

Children ages 0-11 can explore Pensacola's history in our hands-on interactive exhibits. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10-4.

Living history workers tend the colonial garden outside of the Lavalle Kitchen House in Historic Pensacola Village.
Colonial Gardening at the Lavalle Kitchen House

Historic Pensacola Village

Historic Pensacola Village brings Pensacola's history to life. Employing UWF students as living history workers, Historic Pensacola Village demonstrates the history of Pensacola from the early frontier days in the Lavalle House to the Victorian time in the Lear/Rocheblave House. Historic Pensacola Village offers guided tours twice daily as well as several self guided museums exploring diverse themes in Pensacola's story. Students of the University of West Florida receive free admission with their student ID. 

Historic Pensacola Village is located at 205 E Zaragoza St. Phone: (850)595.5993.

From Main Campus (I-10), Take Exit 12 to I-110 South. Exit I-110 at 1C (Garden Street). Turn left onto Tarragona Street. Drive south four blocks to Church Street. Parking lot is on the right. Historic Pensacola Village is across Tarragona Street (road with railroad track) with the Tivoli High House the second building on the right.

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