West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Northwest Florida.
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Regular Operating Hours
Historic Pensacola Village, the Pensacola Children's Museum, the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, and Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site are open: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Please note: the front Jefferson Street entrance to the T. T. Wentworth Museum will be closed beginning Tuesday, June 18. Entrance to the Museum will be through the north doors facing Church Street. Please pardon our progress.
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Pensacola Children's Museum
Phase I of the renovations are complete and the Pensacola Children's Museum is open with two floors of exhibit space. The Discovery Gallery on the first floor is a hands-on exploration of Pensacola's colonial history. The second floor explores Pensacola's military, maritime, industrial, multicultural, Native American, and Civil War history. Please see our page for further information. Or call 850.595.1559.
The first floor Discovery Gallery only will be closed to the public during educational tours and private parties:
- June 22 from 2:30 until 4:00
- June 26 from 10:00 until 11:30
- June 28 from 10:00 until 11:30
- July 9 from 10:00 until 11:30
- July 10 from 10:00 until 11:30
- July 12 from 10:00 until 11:30
- July 16 from 12:00 until 2:00
- July 20 from 1:30 until 4:00
- July 23 from 10:00 until 11:30
Hall of Celebrities Schedule
The Hall of Celebrities programs are free in Party Central in the Pensacola Children's Museum. Shows are at 11:00 and 2:00 on dates listed. To visit the exhibits, admission is $3.00 per person.
- August 10 Seashell the Beachcomber
- September 21 Johnny Appleseed
- October 12 Pirate Brown Boot Salty Dog
- November 23 Wattle the Turkey with Cousin Wabble
- December 14 The Grinch
- January 18 Treble the Tiger
- February 8 The Big Bad Wolf
- March 1 The Cat in the Hat
- April 19 Grumpy the Buffalo
- May 17 Drone the Dinosaur with Fermata, his little best friend dinosaur
- June 28 Sammy the Slimy Snake
Free Sam's Club Wednesdays
Thanks to a grant from Sam's Club the Pensacola Children's Museum will be free on these select Wednesdays. Exclusions apply: no schools, summer camps, daycares or community groups:
- July 3, 2013
- July 24, 2013
- August 7, 2013
- August 21, 2013
Grandma Jenkins Story Tyme
Grandma Jenkins will be back in Party Central on Friday, June 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Fun with the Arts at the Pensacola Children's Museum
Free arts and crafts program in Party Central in the Pensacola Children's Museum at 11 and 2 on select dates. For ages 4 years and older. Seating is limited to the first 25 per class. Exclusions apply: no schools, summer camps, daycares, and community centers. Regular admission applies if you wish to tour the museum.
- July 5 Expressive Door Hangers
- July 25 Find Yourself Bookmarkers
- August 8 Puppet Mania
Living History in Historic Pensacola Village
Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission.
Historic Pensacola Village, 205 East Zaragoza Street, 850.595.5993
$6 adults, $5 AAA, Senior Citizen 65+ and Active Military, $3 children between 4-16
Viva Florida Events
Download a list of local Viva Florida events. List is updated as more events are added throughout the year.
Read more to find out what is happening with Historic Pensacola Village, the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum and the Pensacola Historical Society.