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Last update: 7/10/2018


Welcome to our website! 

The Marion County Museum of History and Archaeology is a research and teaching institution located at 307 S.E. 26th Terrace, Ocala, Florida, on the McPherson County Government Complex.

Our displays, exhibits and programs cover 13,000 years of human history in this wonderful county. 

Our Museum's Grand Opening was on September 18th, 2011 and we have now modified several areas in the museum since the opening, so be sure and stop by to see the "Changes".


Thank you for your interest in our area's wonderful history and heritage!


Recent Changes:

The Museum's rotating exhibit for July commemorates "The Declaration of Independence and the 4th of July".

See our future Scheduled Events: http://marioncountyarchaeology.com/mcmha/Lectures.htm

Future Lectures:

The Marion County Museum of History and Archaeology presents a program Edge of Armageddon: Florida and the Cuban Missile Crisis on Sunday 07/15/18 at 2 p.m. at Green Clover Hall 319 SE 26th Ter, at the McPherson Governmental Complex property, 307 SE 26th Ter, Ocala, FL 34471.


Following will be a reception and book signing/sale with refreshments and tours at the museum.


Presented by Dr. Joe Knetsch the author of 9 books, retired historian for the Division of State Lands, Florida DEP for over 28 years and now consulting on historical and archaeological research matters throughout the state.



September 16, 2018   Historic Ocala Preservation Society presenting "The History of Ocala and of HOPS."

November 18, 2018   History of "The Great Fire" and the City Fire and Rescue services.

At 2 p.m. in Green Clover Hall. Reception follows at East Hall. $5 donation for non-members, free for members.

Hours of Operation:  

  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday: 10:00AM to 3:00PM (Closed Wednesday)

  Sunday: 1:00PM to 4:00PM(On Sunday's call first 352-236-5245)




The county is supplying the building and much of the utilities/maintenance, but many expenses and cost for the displays will be from local donations. 

Donations can be made to The Marion County Historical Association (a 501-c(3) Corporation- any donation is tax deductible).


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Email for Museum Questions: mcmuseumha2@gmail.com  Call: 352-236-5245


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Webmaster:  Robin Corsiglia    352-236-2635    steameng1@cox.net





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