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5 sunny day for print 300dpiExplore 30 historical, environmental, and archaeological acres at this irreplaceable outdoor museum on Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey, Florida.

GuptillHouse-ML-100dpi5inchLearn about the region’s prehistory in “A Window to the Past,” the only archaeological exhibition in the nation built inside of a shell mound.

Connect with Florida’s intrepid pioneer homesteaders at Sarasota’s first produce packing house, a charming chapel and pioneer cemetery, and the beautifully preserved Guptill House, built in 1901. nativeplants1Experience Mrs. Potter Palmer’s Jungle Walk, lush Sunken Garden, and the Butterfly Garden, one of the largest on the Gulf Coast.  At Guptill Boat Yard, enjoy maritime tales.

This “Old Florida” oasis is a special place worth preserving for our community and future generations.  We invite your participation and welcome your support!  Thank you.

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Shake It Up!
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We’ve just scheduled the first of our spring/summer concerts at Historic Spanish Point. Join us Saturday, April 19, 7 – 10 p.m., at the Pergola for 60s/70s rock by the popular local group NeXXLevel. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Admission $5 per person.

Hey Kids! Get ready for your Summer Adventures

Summer Adventures artlogo2014Send your children back to the ‘good old days’ at Historic Spanish Point. Have you ever wished your children could spend their summer days the way you did? Our Historic Spanish Point Summer Adventure Camps offer children of today a chance to experience the carefree, out in nature, wonder-filled days of fun that we all remember.
For more information, click here.

Boat Rides  — Cruise Along with Us  magic for web

We are delighted to announce boat rides on the Magic motor launch on Little Sarasota Bay. Each Thursday and Friday the 45-minute cruise will depart on the hour starting at 11 a.m., with final departure at 2 p.m. To reserve a space, please call 941-966-5214 ext. 260 or sign up at the Visitors Center.  Same-day available seats will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
$10 per person plus general admission.