Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the

Lake Wales
History Museum

Located in Lake Wales, Florida, and open year-round, the museum is one of the oldest history museum’s in Polk County.

Location

Lake Wales History Museum | Lake Wales, Florida | Since 1967

Address

325 South Scenic Highway
Lake Wales, Florida 33853

Phone

863.676.1759

Directions

We’re located in between Tampa and Orlando – just a one hour drive from either direction. From I-4, take US HWY 27 South into Lake Wales. Follow signs to the historic district. Turn left on Central Avenue. Turn right on Scenic Highway. The museum is located in the old pink depot building.

Hours

Sunday CLOSED
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 10a – 5p
Thursday 10a – 5p
Friday 10a – 5p
Saturday 10a – 5p

Closed on Holidays

4th of July
Thanksgiving Day
The Day After Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year’s Day

Admissions

$5

Suggested Donation

accessibility

For any persons with disabilities, we have a zero-entry ramp to the main galleries of the museum. We have designated accessible parking spaces and restrooms. Although the second level of the house is only accessible via stairs, plans are in motion to add a wheelchair lift. Staff and volunteers will do their best to accommodate any individuals with special needs or disabilities.