Friday, December 3, 2021

Marco Island Historical Museum Recognized as “Best of the Best”

Marco Island Historical Museum Exterior.

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The Marco Island Historical Museum has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice “Best of the Best” award winner, ranking first out of 35 best things to do on Marco Island. Awards are based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic. Award winners exemplify travelers’ ultimate favorite top one percent of historical museums around the globe.  

“We are honored to be recognized by Tripadvisor with this award, and to be rated so highly by those who visit the Marco Island Historical Museum,” says Marco Island Historical Society Executive Director Pat Rutledge. “The Marco Island Historical Society and Museum staff look forward to continuing to welcome visitors to our award-winning museum to explore 10,000 years of Marco Island’s history.” 

“Winners of the 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards should be proud of this distinguished recognition,” says Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “Although it’s been a challenging year for travel and hospitality, we want to celebrate our partners’ achievements.”  

The Marco Island Historical Museum is located at 180 S. Heathwood Drive. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 AM to 4 PM. Admission is free, and the site is handicapped accessible. Face coverings are required for entry, and social distancing and sanitizing practices are being followed. For general information, visit or call 239252-1440.


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