Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science

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Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science
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Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science is located in Florida
Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science
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Location within Florida
Established 1969 (opened to public in 1973)
Location 2201 Michigan Avenue
Cocoa, Florida
Coordinates 28°23′16″N 80°45′47″W / 28.387778°N 80.763038°W / 28.387778; -80.763038
Type Anthropology, Archaeology, Children’s, Culture, History, Natural History, Nature Center, Park, Science[1]
Director Nancy Rader[2]
Website Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science

The Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science is located at 2201 Michigan Avenue, Cocoa, Florida. The 14,750 sq/ft facility houses artifacts from the region.[2] The displays included a Florida timeline and rotating temporary exhibits.[3] The museum features the remains of the "Windover Man", the oldest human remains found on the North American continent, and a re-creation of the Windover Dig, a "wet" archaeological site. A visitor may see how Native Americans lived and Florida pioneers survived.[4] As of 2013, the museum had over 3,000 artifacts.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ MuseumsUSA. "The Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science Cocoa, Florida", MuseumsUSA website, 2007. Retrieved on October 24, 2007.
  2. ^ a b c Datzman, Ken. "The Brevard Museum of History and Science is one of county's gems", Brevard Business News vol 31, no. 20 (Melbourne, Florida: Brevard Business News, 20 May 2013), p. 1.
  3. ^ Florida Today. The Fact Book: Your Guide to Brevard County (Melbourne, Florida: Florida Today, February 28, 2004), p. 118.
  4. ^ "Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science". Retrieved 10 October 2012. 

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