HISTORICAL VILLAGE TO PARTICIPATE IN “MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY”

Coloring book
November 19, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Museum & Village will take part in the third annual “Museum Store Sunday,” sponsored by the Museum Store Association. The event is December 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entrance to the store is free, but the museum and village will be closed.   “We will have [...]

City Dignitaries Visit Historical Village

City Councilman Richard Johnson talks to crowd
November 11, 2019 – City VIPs took time out from their busy schedules to visit and tour the Sanibel Historical Village recently. They watched the village’s new orientation video for visitors and then toured the buildings and grounds. The historical village, its grounds, buildings, and artifacts are owned by the city of Sanibel and managed [...]

Meet Some Historical Village Volunteers

November 8, 2019 – There are approximately 120 volunteers working at the Sanibel Historical Village, and this time of year, many of them return to Sanibel. Volunteers’ duties run the gamut all year, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden. “As […]

Historical Village Re-Opens Oct. 15th, Seeks Volunteers

October 2, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Village re-opens October 15, Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Among this season’s highlights are several Twilight Talks and the village’s annual gala fundraiser, which will be held on February 18 at The Community House. “We are again offering a reciprocal museum membership,” Alfino explained. […]

Historical Village to Close for Off-Season July 31st

June 28, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Village will close for the off-season July 31 and reopen October 15. Meanwhile, it remains open during the BIG ARTS construction project. The project will continue through the remainder of the historical village’s season and into next season, but parking and access for village guests and volunteers will […]

Historical Village Remains Open During Big Arts Construction

May 3, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Village will remain open during the BIG ARTS construction project. The project will continue through the remainder of the historical village’s season and into next season, but parking and access for village guests and volunteers will be available throughout that time. The traditional entrance to the village has […]

Meet Some Historical Village Volunteers

May 7, 2019 – There are approximately 120 volunteers currently working at the Sanibel Historical Village, although those numbers do go down at the end of season. Volunteers’ duties run the gamut all year, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden. […]

Summer Hours Begin May 1st at Sanibel Historical Village

April 16, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village will switch to off-season, summer hours Wednesday, May 1. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The museum will be closed starting Thursday, August 1, and will reopen Tuesday, October 15, on regular full-time hours, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. […]