Crowley Museum and Nature Center

This "Jewel on the Myakka" is a 190 acre wildlife sanctuary and Florida pioneer history museum on the Myakka river. It engages your senses with wild nature trails and historic pioneer buildings. Their self-guided tour features a 2000-foot boardwalk, with observation tower; and teaches visitors about the fauna and flora of natural Florida. Experience the history of Florida's pioneer culture with a visit to the blacksmith shop, homestead cabin, the restored 1892 Tatum House, and the pioneer museum.



Natural Wildlife Viewing


Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Parking, Tables & Chairs

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours

Disabled Traveler Information

Handicapped Parking


Group Discount

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: See Website, Hours: Jan. - April: Tues. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; May - Dec.: Thurs. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Open Year-Round

Meeting Space Information

Capacity for Largest Meeting Room: 60, Outdoor Event Venues, Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 2