Air Force Armament Museum
If you like nothing better than learning about the local area then the Air Force Armament Museum is an excellent place to start. It has a comprehensive range of exhibits detailing the history of the air force in Eglin.
Baker Block Museum
This living history museum in Baker was once a general store but is now awash with antiques, period displays, and tools. It also has a post office, mill, log cabin and blacksmith shop from days gone by. Admission is free.
Florida has a rich and diverse history with African American landmarks and legacies dotted all around the state. This museum honours the Carver-Hill school, built in 1954, and chronicles the history of the African-American community in the area. It’s also a key site for many community events in the city.
Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center
This group of museums and attractions consists of the Fort Walton Temple Mound, the Indian Temple Mound Museum, the Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum, the Garnier Post Office Museum and the newly opened Civil War Exhibit War. That means there’s plenty to keep even the most insatiable history buff entertained.
Perhaps the most interesting of all the attractions is the Indian Temple Mound Museum, which has a number of archaeological finds relating to the prehistoric traditions of Native American cultures in the south-eastern states.
Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida
This fascinating museum houses a range of exhibits depicting the Native American history of the Okaloosa and Walton Counties area. Some of the exhibits, such as the projectile points and stone tools, date back 12,000 years and there’s pottery that’s more than 4,000 years old.