Welcome to the Lake Wales History Museum.  Located in Lake Wales, Florida, and open year-round, the museum is one of the oldest history museum's in Polk County.

Click on the image at the right for a brief video about the museum!


325 South Scenic Highway

Lake Wales, Florida 33853


We're located in between Tampa and Orlando - just a one hour drive from either direction.  From I-4, take US HWY 27 South into Lake Wales.  Follow signs to the historic district.  Turn left on Central Avenue.  Turn right on Scenic Highway.  The museum is located in the old pink depot building.


10 AM - 5 PM

Wednesday - Saturday

The museum is closed on:

Sundays, Mondays, & Tuesdays

4th of July
Thanksgiving Day
The Day After Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day and New Year's Day


Suggested donation: $5/person


For any persons with disabilities, we have a zero-entry ramp to the main galleries of the museum.  We have designated accessible parking spaces and restrooms.  Although the second level of the house is only accessible via stairs, plans are in motion to add a wheelchair lift.  Staff and volunteers will do their best to accommodate any individuals with special needs or disabilities.

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