Admission is FREE

We are open Tuesday through Friday and the 3rd Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We are a living history museum. Take a walk through the past to gain knowledge and perspective of life, heritage and history of our local region. Learn about naval stores, lumbering, farming, land development, local military patriots and much more. Study in the Research Library. Use our genealogy resources. Tour our collection rooms and outdoor cabin exhibits. Volunteer. Picnic in the park. Attend Special Events. Enjoy!

Who We Are

Become a Member

The museum operates under the auspices of the North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc. (NOHA) The Board of Directors meet monthly to recommend, approve, establish policy and receive input on the operation of the museum. We have three types of membership; one of them will fit your needs and interests. Click here to see and download our membership form. We are a 501-3(c) Non-Profit Organization we not only depend upon State and County funding, our Sponsors and Volunteers work to provide necessary operating funds to keep the museum open and operating. We maintain a sign-in sheet at the door which allows us to tabulate the numbers of visitors and patrons.

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering and wish to know museum needs, come in and visit. A snapshot of our needs: tour guide for special group tours; demonstrators for exhibits; genealogy look ups; cooks, servers for Special Events and much more.

 

Monthly Newsletter (click)

We email our newsletter to individuals, businesses, societies. You may sign-up simply my emailing your email address to us at bakermuseum@aol.com. We do not share these addresses and send the quarterly newsletters with an 'undisclosed recipient' tag to respect your privacy. We welcome input for the newsletter and always have at least one historic topic of area interest and highlight details of our programs and events. Click Here To View Newsletters Online.
 

Below Are Slides

of the museum, its activities and its sponsors.

 

Our Founders Entrance Welcome To The Museum Collections and Exhibits Syrup Making Book Signing Native Americans Indoor Exhibit Special Guests Bure and Son History Book Hope Turpentine Exhibit Park Heritage Festival Heritage Festival Heritage Festival Heritage Festival Flint Knapper Quilt Making Heritage Festival Family Heritage Wall of Honor Family Heritage Wall of Honor Music exhibit Family Heritage Wall of Honor Wall Mural Doug's Auto Supply Cotton Real Estate LJFD, Inc. - Joiner's Gulf Coast Tents Shoal Creek Rehabilitation Center Wendell Hall Advanced Tires and Service Winkles Pharmacy Ellis Crane Works, Inc Okaloosa County Teacher Federal Credit Union Harris Fence Installation Baker Farm Center Crestview Wholesale and Building Supply Borden Dairy The Prescription Shoppe Pharmacy The Restroom Portable Toliets Adams Sanitation First National Bank of Crestview United Rentals Crestview Plumbing and Hardware The Jernigan House Baker Parts and Supply, Inc. Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church First National Land and Title Co, Inc. A Grand Elegance The Trophy Center Brackney Funeral Service Harvey Fleming Music
  • Our Founders
  • Museum Entrance
  • Welcome to the Museum
  • Collections and Exhibits
  • Syrup making
  • Book Signing
  • Native Americans
  • Indoor Exhibit
  • Special Guests
  • Bure and Son
  • History Book
  • Hope Turpentine
  • Exhibit Park
  • Heritage Festival
  • Heritage Festival
  • Heritage Festival
  • Heritage Festival
  • Flint Knapper
  • Quilt Making
  • Heritage Festival
  • Family Heritage Wall of Honor
  • Family Heritage Wall of Honor
  • Family Heritage Wall of Honor
  • Family Heritage Wall of Honor
  • Wall Mural
  • Doug's Auto Supply
  • Cotton Real Estate
  • Joiner's Airport Mini Storage
  • Gulf Coast Tents
  • Shoal Creek Rehab Center
  • Wendell Hall for Sheriff
  • Advanced Tires
  • Winkles Pharmacy
  • Ellis Crane Works
  • Okaloosa County Federal Credit Union
  • Harris Fence Installation
  • Baker Farm Center
  • Crestview Wholesale Supply
  • Borden Dairy
  • Prescription Shoppe
  • The Restroom
  • Adams Sanitation
  • First National Bank of Crestview
  • United Rentals
  • Crestview Plumbing and Hardware
  • The Jernigan House
  • Baker Parts and Supply, Inc.
  • Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church
  • First National Land and Title
  • A Grand Elegance
  • The Trophy Center
  • Brackney
  • Harvey Fleming

 

 

 

 

Educational Services

Genealogy Services