Historic Pensacola Village
||It has been suggested that this article be merged with Pensacola Historic District. (Discuss) Proposed since December 2015.|
Historic Pensacola is a collection of 28 historical buildings and museums managed by the UWF Historic Trust, a direct support organization of the University of West Florida (UWF). Historic Pensacola is located in downtown Pensacola, Florida, situated between Plaza Ferdinand VII and Seville Square. Parking is available behind the T.T. Wentworth Museum, based in the former City Hall.
The museum complex is largely run by a small UWF staff, some paid UWF students, and many volunteers.
Admission is purchased for a week, and includes access to the entire complex and guided tour of several historic buildings. These buildings can be entered by visitors only during the tour.
The museum complex is open for visitors Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum is open until 7:00 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and from noon until 4:00 p.m. for Half Price Evenings and Sundays. Members receive free admission for one year.
The buildings in the complex include:
- T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum
- Bowden Building (classrooms and administrative offices)
- Museum of Commerce
- Museum of Industry
- Historic Pensacola's Tivoli High House (ticket and information center)
- Weaver's Cottage
- Julee Cottage
- Lavalle House
- Lear-Rocheblave House
- Old Christ Church
- Dorr House (used by UWF's President as a residence)
- Pensacola Children's Museum - hands-on exploration of Pensacola's colonial history on the first floor, local history exhibits for adults and children on the second floor