Crane Point Museum and Nature Center

5550 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050- Map It
(305) 743-9100

AAA Editor Notes

Crane Point Museum and Nature Center, gulfside at mile marker 50.5, is a historic site. The natural history museum features models of marine life, animals and birds in naturalistic settings. Of interest to children are the touch tanks, honeybee display, a shell collection and a model ship's deck. Also on the site are a butterfly meadow, nature trails, a saltwater lagoon, an early Bahamian homestead and the Marathon Wild Bird Center, a rehabilitation facility for injured birds. A guided trolley tour is available. A guided kayak tour is offered by reservation. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
(includes trolley) $14.95; $12.95 (ages 65+); $9.95 (ages 5-13).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5. Phone ahead to confirm trolley schedule. Closed Christmas.