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Crowley Museum & Nature Center


A non profit nature and pioneer history center located on 190 acres of native land adjacent to the Myakka River in Sarasota County. Enjoy nature trails through the protected wildlife sanctuary, a boardwalk traversing the Maple Branch Swamp and Tatum Sawgrass Marsh and an observation tower overlooking the Myakka River. The pioneer history area includes a museum with artifacts from the late 1870's to the early 1900's, a one room homestead cabin, a working blacksmith shop, a working sugar cane mill, and a restored 1892 "Cracker" house. Trails are well maintained, and many are handicapped accessible.

16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone: 941-322-1000
http://www.cmncfl.org
Tags: sarasota,  museum,  nature center,  trails,  hiking,  family,  kids
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Crowley Museum & Nature Center

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