~ Halifax Historical Museum ~ The Halifax Historical Museum is closing this Saturday, October 18th, 2014 for one day for Biketoberfest. We re-open on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 10:30 am, with our regular Tuesday through Saturday museum schedule. Have Fun! Ride Safely
"Preserving your history everyday!"
WE MADE IT HERE!
"We ain't just a beach!"
The history of manufacturing in
Halifax Country from the 1700s to the present!
What we have and do produce. . . . . .
You'd be surprised! Bring your family & friends!
Extended to November 15, 2014
This exhibit is sponsored by
Volusia County Cultural Council
& the State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs
COME SEE US!
We look forward to seeing you in the museum.
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We are grateful for their support.
Tuesday ~ Friday: 10:30 am ~ 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am ~ 4:00 pm
$5 Adults, $1 Children 12 & under!
Thursdays - Admission is by donation.
Saturdays - Adults $5 - Children 12 & under are free!
Parking in the Palmetto Avenue Parking lot.
The museum is wheelchair accessible.
CALL 386-255-6976 FOR INFORMATION
The museum's permanent exhibits
presents the history of the greater
Daytona Beach area known as Halifax Country
with artifacts dating from 5,000 B.C.E.
- The local Native Americans, the Timucuans
- The Spanish and British colonial eras
The Museum offers a research facility with old city directories and documents as well as an extensive photographic and postcard collection.
Housed in the former 1910 Merchants Bank building, the two-story interior walls are graced with hand-painted murals depicting area scenes, and highlighted by Beaux Arts styling of stained glass windows and lighting. The building is a destination in itself. You don't want to miss it.