"Where Archaeology and History
Welcome to the Friends of the Museums...
We are located in the
beautiful Panhandle of Northwest Florida in the City of Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County. This area is known for its beautiful
white, sugar sand beaches, turquoise blue waters, good fishing, excellent shopping, family friendly vacations, history museums,
and home to Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field.
The Friends is a membership 501(3)(c), non-profit organization,
which raises funds and provides volunteers to help support archaeology, history, heritage, and educational projects. programs
and events of the City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center.
The Heritage Park & Cultural
Center is comprised of four history museums and a prehistoric Temple Mound which allows visitors to explore the history
of Northwest Florida from 12,000 BC - 1950 AD.
National Historic Landmark - Fort Walton Temple Mound
Indian Temple Mound Museum -
Prehistoric Native American Collections
Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum
Restored 1912 One-Room School
Garnier Post Office - Restored 1918 Post Office
Civil War Exhibit
Building - Civil War Encampment Exhibit
Friends and discover many enriching experiences in history and archaeology.
Heritage Park and Cultural Center
Strip Parkway SE Fort Walton
Beach, Florida 32548