EXPLORE AN AUTHENTIC FISHING COTTAGE AT THE HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Burnap close

April 21, 2020 – Visitors to the Sanibel Historical Village can explore Burnap Cottage, an 1898 fishing cottage built by Sam Woodring. The building sat on the tip of Tarpon Bay for about 100 years before being moved to the village. Photos of Esperanza Woodring, Sam’s widow, adorn the walls. […]

WHAT TO SEE AT THE SANIBEL HISTORICAL VILLAGE

Shore Haven 1925

January 28, 2020 – When visitors come to the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village, we take them as far back as the late 1800s on Sanibel and show them what life was like for the pioneers who braved the harsh conditions of the time. […]

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 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 […]