Baker Block



25 years

Discover. Experience. Connect.

Discover Okaloosa County's rich history throughout the museum.

Experience what life was like for our pioneer ancestors in the Heritage Park.


Make those family connections in our research and genealogy library.


Tuesday-Friday & every 3rd Saturday

10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Admission is FREE

850-537-5714 for more info


Plan a Museum visit

The Baker Block Museum has a lot to offer all year long in the museum, the research library and the Heritage Park.


The Museum offers events throughout the year, including annual spring and fall festivals.

North Okaloosa Historical Assn.

The Museum is managed by the North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization.


Support the Baker Block Museum by becoming a member of the North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc.

Research & Genealogy Library

Explore your ancestral roots in our research and genealogy library.

North Okaloosa Historical Quarterly

The North Okaloosa Historical Quarterly is a history magazine published by NOHA.

Baker Mercantile

The Baker Mercantile has vintage gifts, toys, collectibles and books, including a series of Okaloosa history books written and published by the North Okaloosa Historical Association.

The Museum is packed with historical artifacts specific to the local area encompassing timber, military, Native American heritage, retail sales and more. 

Plan a visit soon!

The Baker Block Museum is located on the northwest corner of State Roads 4 and 189 at the traffic light in Baker, Florida. Come Discover, Experience and Connect with the rich history of the local area.

Call 850-537-5714 for more information.


About us


The Baker Block Museum is a local history museum and genealogy library located in Baker, Florida, focused on the history of the northwest Florida panhandle with emphasis on Okaloosa County.

Exhibits include antiques, tools, period displays and a heritage park representing Florida pioneering life at the turn of the 20th century.

The Museum opened to the public in July 1996 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021. The museum building, built in 1907, was once the heart of the thriving Baker community as a general mercantile store, among other things.

The genealogy/research library has a vast collection of family histories, films and books on the local, county and regional area, as well as subscriptions to various online genealogy research sites that are free to researchers.

The Baker Block Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of the North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc., and is managed by the Board of Directors

Located at 1307 Georgia Avenue, on the corner of State Road 4 & Hwy 189 in Baker, Florida.

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 186, Baker, FL 32531

Tel: 850-537-5714

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