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FRIENDS SHARE THE STORIES OF OUR FISHER FOLK

Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum (501c3) supports the initiatives of the Florida Maritime Museum through community outreach, education, events and financial support. See how you can help too!

Friends takes the Museum to the Next Level

The Museum and it’s staff are made possible by the Manatee County Clerk of Courts, Friends make the museum GROW!

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Funding Projects on the Horizon

We are raising funds for the following forward looking projects:

  • Phase III of the Re-Imagination of permanent exhibits

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YOU CAN HELP TOO!

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Get to Know Our Team

Our members have multi-generational perspectives, many are Florida natives or longtime Florida residents, all have diverse experiences that bring depth and knowledge in facilitating our mission.

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OUR SUPPORTERS:
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Want to join the club?

Thanks to our partners and sponsors the Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum can continue to support the expansion of community outreach and accessibility. With their help, we provide a stronger understanding of maritime culture and heritage in Florida through FREE partnered public events with the Florida Maritime Museum. 

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