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John Gorrie Museum - Accessible Amenities

John Gorrie Museum State Park is committed to providing a variety of accessible amenities to all of its visitors. Some of those amenities include:

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John Gorrie Museum - Geo-Seeking

Geocaches are hidden in the park. Please check geocaching.com for the most current up-to-date information.

The Operation Recreation GeoTour hosted by Geocaching.com, stretches from Pensacola to Key West and includes 71 of the First Three Time National Gold Medal Award Winning Florida State Parks and Trails. Visit 20 caches and win the Official Operation Recreation Geocoin. Download and print the Official Tracking Sheet to begin your adventure. Remember to cache and save with unlimited entry for a year with the Florida State Parks Annual Pass.

The Florida Park Service is proud to announce it has launched the Operation Recreation Kids GeoTour. Look inside Operation Recreation GeoTour geocaches for one of six possible Nature Cards. Every cache has one of six species. Record the name of the Florida State Park where you first find each of the six species on the Kids Official Tracking Sheet. Find all six species and win the ORGT Kids GeoTour Geocoin!

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John Gorrie Museum - Interpretive Exhibit

Interpretive exhibits are available.

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John Gorrie Museum - Museum

While walking around historic Apalachicola, visit the John Gorrie Museum State Park to learn about the contributions of Dr. John Gorrie. In the early 1800s Apalachicola was a prominent port of trade, commerce and shipping in Florida. The museum reveals the remarkable and compassionate man and shows the amazing machine he created.

Large-print formats of park information and brochures are available.

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John Gorrie Museum - Picnicking

Come and enjoy a picnic under the cedar trees at the museum.  Consumption of alcohol beverages is prohibited.