Forest Capital Museum State Park

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Forest Capital Museum State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Forest Capital Museum State Park
Map showing the location of Forest Capital Museum State Park
LocationTaylor County, Florida, USA
Nearest cityPerry, Florida
Coordinates30°05′10″N 83°32′46″W / 30.08611°N 83.54611°W / 30.08611; -83.54611Coordinates: 30°05′10″N 83°32′46″W / 30.08611°N 83.54611°W / 30.08611; -83.54611
Area13 acres (5.3 ha)
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection

Forest Capital State Museum is a 13-acre (5.3 ha) Florida State Park located 1-mile (1.6 km) south of Perry on US 19/US 98. The museum contains displays that recount the history of the forest industry as well as the wildlife of the forest. Adjacent to the museum is the Cracker Homestead built in 1864 that depicts life on a Florida homestead with a house, barn, well, arbor, and garden.

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Activities include picnicing and viewing the exhibits. The park has three covered picnic pavilions.


The park is open every Thursday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.


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