South Florida Museum


Museum features many exhibits covering Native American prehistory in Florida beginning with the paleoindian time period. Also houses the world-renowned Montague Tallant Collection of Florida artifacts. Known as one of the premier collections of Florida aboriginal artifacts, the collection includes pottery, shell tools, lithics, beads, gold, silver, and other metals dating from the PaleoIndian period to the arrival of the Spanish explorers.

Is also home to a mastodon skeleton unearthed in the Aucilla River south of Tallahassee, Florida. This is the largest mastadon skeleton ever found in North America.

Back to Map of Florida Indian Sites

Internal Links:
Lost Worlds: Florida

Ancient Civilizations of Florida

External Links:
Le Moyne’s Florida Indians @ TheNewWorld.us

South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida @ TravelingAround.com (+video)

South Florida Museum

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