Palmetto Historical Park

Admission is free!! The Palmetto Historical Park offers children of all ages the opportunity to learn about the history of Palmetto and the area on the north side of the Manatee River. While touring the park, visitors can check for mail at the 1880 Post Office, write on slates in the Schoolhouse and try on pioneer clothing in the cottage. The Chapel, Military Museum and 1914 Carnegie Library add to visitors’ experience.



Educational Sessions Available, Natural Wildlife Viewing


Internet Connectivity - Wi-fi, Parking, Restrooms

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours

Guest Information

Family Friendly, Wireless (Wi-Fi)

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: Sunday and Monday, Open Year-Round


Biking Trails Nearby, Downtown, Hiking Trails Nearby, Historic District, Restaurant Nearby, Shopping Nearby, Spa Nearby

Meeting Space Information

Capacity for Largest Meeting Room: 70, Dining/Meeting Hall, Electricity Available, Outdoor Event Venues