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Admission is Free! Visit the Manatee County Agricultural Museum today!

While Mom and Dad are enjoying the museum exhibits, youngsters will appreciate the Junior Ag Spots scattered throughout the facility. Storybooks about farming, vegetable puzzles and mazes, citrus tic-tac-toe, agriculture videos and more will provide hands-on learning for children of all ages!

Special Announcement

Historical Resources has been digitizing their collections. Check it out online at http://manatee.pastperfect-online.com/

During the school year, the Agricultural Museum will be hosting students on field trips on Wednesdays and Thursdays of most weeks!

Upcoming Events

The Agricultural Museum co-hosts a wide variety of programs and events designed to appeal to people of all ages. Gospel and Games in the spring, summer socials, our annual Heritage Day Open House, and adult educational programs are just some of our offerings. All are free of charge. To be added to our mailing list for notification of programs and events, e-mail the Agricultural Museum.

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Events

  • NIGHT FOR THE MUSEUM - Saturday, Feb. 20th, 6:30 pm 
    Join us for a catered BBQ dinner and a live and silent auction. Details and ticket information can be found here:
    Event Flyer

  • Call to Artists - Florida Cracker Cowboy: Past & Present Artwork: 
    The Manatee County Agricultural Museum and Palmetto Historical Park, 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto invites artists who have pieces themed around the “Florida Cracker Cowboy – Past and Present” to apply to submit their works for inclusion in a Spring 2016  exhibit at the Museum and Park. Pieces can showcase a diversity of mediums but all must be exhibit-ready. Please contact the Museum at agriculturalmuseum@manateeclerk.com or call 721-2034 to obtain paperwork needed for works to be considered for submission. No registration fee is required.

Special Exhibits

Manatee County Agricultural Hall of Fame - Since 1967, prominent agriculturists have been annually inducted into the local Hall of Fame as a way to honor them for their past or current achievements and contributions to Manatee County agriculture. Explore who these folks are by watching the digital version of the Hall of Fame, browsing through scrapbooks, or viewing their portraits and biographical information in the Museum's Library.

Times and Locations

General Admission is free!

Location: 1015 6th Street West, Palmetto, Florida 34221

Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 AM-Noon & 1:00-4:00PM
First & Third Saturdays: 10:00 AM-noon and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Agricultural Museum is closed New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, President’s Day, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Holiday, Labor Day Weekend, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Weekend, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day through New Year's Day.

Phone Number: (941) 721-2034
Fax Number: (941) 721-6888
E-mail: Agricultural Museum

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The Manatee County Agricultural Museum is handicapped accessible.

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