Trip Planner:   USA  /  Florida  /  Southwest Gulf Coast  /  Bradenton  /  Historic Sites  /  Manatee Village Historical Park
Manatee Village Historical Park, Bradenton
(4.5/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Thank you for visiting the Manatee Village Historical Park/Manatee County Historical Commission Facebook page.

Please note if you post a comment, Manatee Village Historical Park/ Manatee County Historical Commission reserves the right to delete submissions that are not topically related to the particular social medium article being commented upon; comments that contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or comments that are offensive to a person with reasonable sensitivity or target or disparage age, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sexual preference, handicapped or disabled, genetic information, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran of the U.S. armed forces.

Further, Manatee Village Historical Park/ Manatee County Historical Commission also reserves the right to delete comments that:

• are spam or include links to other sites;

• are clearly off topic;

• advocate illegal activity;

• promote or oppose particular services, products, or political organizations and candidates;

• infringe on copyrights or trademarks; or

• would be offensive to community standards of decency.

The comments expressed on this site, other than those posted by Manatee Village Historical Park/ Manatee County Historical Commission, do not reflect the opinions and position of the Manatee Village Historical Park/ Manatee County Historical Commission/Manatee County Clerk of Court or its officers, employees, or volunteers. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated discussion site, contact the Manatee County Historical Commission Liaison at 941-749-7165.
To visit Manatee Village Historical Park and other attractions in Bradenton, use our Bradenton holiday planner.
Source
Create a full Bradenton itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Bradenton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Bradenton by other users

3 days in Bradenton BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Bradenton BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Southwest Gulf Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Florida BY A USER FROM CANADA January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND June, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Bradenton BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Southwest Gulf Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bradenton BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Aurora & Bradenton BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Came here with my parents after seeing it on tripadvisor. Man working in the general store was very nice and informative with the history. it was nice to be able to control what you see and when you s...  more »
  • This is an interesting little stop. There is an old fashioned post office, church and school house. There is also a small agricultural museum that has interesting farming equipment. It is also located...  more »
  • We enjoy historical visiting sites around the country and this village was small, but very nice for a short visit. You can wander into various buildings at you own pace to enjoy the history. The build...  more »
Google
  • A really cool place to check out! It's a small area but the history is fascinating and they've got some really cool things! Original restored homes, a boathouse, a school and more! Gives a great feel of how things were here in the past! I recommend going upstairs of the store and reading the handwritten letters from the world wars.
  • Fun place to visit great to step back in time.
  • Very nice, well preserved historical park, with many buildings to explore. Most of which aren't completely closed off as most other museums are. You are allowed to touch, feel and explore much of the history contained here. There is even a playground to give kids a break from the history. It's worth mentioning, the entire experience is free of charge. Anticipate this being a 1 to 2 hour historical adventure. One that I highly recommend.
  • A great free attraction to learn about the history of Manatee County
  • Small but packed with a great collection of local artifacts from early days of Manatee County plus an interesting cemetery dating back to civil war days. Gothic Cracker-style house is a good representation of life around late 1800s - early 1900s. Nice place to photograph.