Welcome to the

Lake Wales History Museum

Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Since 1967
We provide educational opportunities that connect all ages to local history, and we are the repository of almost 20,000 objects, documents, photos, textiles, and books about Lake Wales.

It's Giving Tuesday!

In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Join us today, on #GivingTuesday and let’s rally to collect, preserve, and share Lake Wales History! Will you please give to the museum today?

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Exhibits

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History

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Visit the Museum

Location

325 South Scenic Highway
Lake Wales, Florida 33853

Phone

863.676.1759

Hours

Wednesday – Saturday
10am – 5pm

The Lake Wales History Museum will be closed on Saturday, December 25 for Christmas Day, and Saturday, Janaury 1, 2022 for New Year’s Day holidays.  We wish our friends, family and community a happy and safe holiday, and are so thankful for your stories, friendship, and support!

Programs
& Events

The museum hosts Florida authors and historians for regular presentations, downtown walking and bus tours, a monthly non-fiction book club, exhibit receptions, Summer Fun Days for Families, and our annual signature event Pioneer Days Festival.

Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida

The Lake Wales History Museum is a proud member of these

organizations & initiatives

Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Florida Association of Museums
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | American Association for State and Local History
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | American Alliance of Museums
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Blue Star Museums
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Southeastern Museums Conference
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Arts Axis Florida
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Polk Arts Alliance
Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Florida Humanities