Pensacola, and the surrounding area, has a wealth of historical resources available. We recommend visiting the state and local tourist agencies for further information.
The AAHS was founded in 1990 to preserve and promote, African American heritage and culture in Northwest Florida and throughout the state.
The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board exists to continue the removal of commercial blight, enhance property values, encourage economic development, attract commercial and residential development into the urban core, and beautify Downtown Pensacola.
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The Florida Public Archaeology Network is dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past. Regional centers around Florida serve as clearinghouses for information, institutions for learning and training, and headquarters for public participation in archaeology.
The forts of Gulf Islands National Seashore span almost 150 years, from the Spanish colonial Bateria De San Antonio (1797) to the World War Two-era Battery 234. Four of these forts are in the Pensacola area.
The mission of the National Naval Aviation Museum, an official Department of the Navy museum, is to "select, collect, preserve and display historic artifacts relating to the history of Naval Aviation." The National Naval Aviation Museum is located on NAS Pensacola.
Climb 177 steps up the historic Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum for one of the most beautiful views on the Gulf Coast. Built in 1859, the lighthouse is located on board NAS Pensacola.
The Pensacola MESS Hall is not a typical science museum. Rather than exhibits with planned outcomes, visitors get to work like real scientists, developing questions and creating experiments, engaging in complex reasoning and learning science just through tinkering. Itâ€™s all hands-on science.
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St. Michael's Cemetery is an eight-acre green space in the heart of urban, historic Pensacola, Florida. Probably in use during the late 18th century, the land was officially designated a cemetery by the King of Spain in 1807.
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Pensacola also has a vibrant cultural community.
Ballet Pensacola is Pensacola's only resident professional ballet company.
The Museum's mission has remained true to the vision of its founders as the PMA continues to nurture the growing arts community and provide access to exhibitions that educate and inspire the next generation of artists.
The mission of Pensacola Opera is to enrich the culture of Northwest Florida by producing professional opera performances, educational programs and other opera-related community events for people of all ages, interests and backgrounds.
Our mission at the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra is to promote the well being of the Greater Pensacola community through excellence in live symphonic music and lifelong learning through engaging musical activities.