Friends of the Museums, Inc

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                 "Where Archaeology and History Meet"

Welcome to the Friends of the Museums...

We are located in the beautiful Panhandle of Northwest Florida in the City of Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County. This area is known for its beautiful white, sugar sand beaches, turquoise blue waters, good fishing, excellent shopping, family friendly vacations, history museums, and home to Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field.

The Friends is a membership 501(3)(c), non-profit organization, which raises funds and provides volunteers to help support archaeology, history, heritage, and educational projects. programs and events of the City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center.

The Heritage Park & Cultural Center is comprised of four history museums and a prehistoric Temple Mound which allows visitors to explore the history of Northwest Florida from 12,000 BC - 1950 AD.

National Historic Landmark - Fort Walton Temple Mound
Indian Temple Mound Museum -
   Prehistoric Native American Collections
Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum -
   Restored 1912 One-Room School
Garnier Post Office - Restored 1918 Post Office
Civil War Exhibit Building - Civil War Encampment Exhibit

Join the Friends and discover many enriching experiences in history and archaeology.


Downtown Fort Walton Beach 
Heritage Park and Cultural Center  
139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE
    (Hwy. 98)  
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
(850) 833-9595


                      Happy 20th Birthday

                        to the

            Friends of the Museums

                        (1995 - 2015) 






November 20, 2015
Congratulations to our county on the 100 Year Anniversary

Museum Store Sale
20% off all items November 23-25, 30 and December 1-5
Come and shop for wonderful gifts for friends and yourself! 



Friends Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 24th at 2:00 pm

Indian Temple Mound Museum 

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