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Museum 

Events

Plan a visit soon!

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

Call the Museum at 850-537-5714 for more information.

Heritage Day Festival

Baker's Heritage Day Festival is the third Saturday in November. It features pioneer demonstrations, arts & crafts, music and food and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Heritage Park.

Baker Arts Festival

The Baker Arts Festival has been RESCHEDULED due to weather. The new date is Saturday, June 19. This event features all different types of fine arts, music, food and more. The festival runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Heritage Park.

Family Heritage Wall of Honor

The Wall of Honor recognizes unsung individuals of Okaloosa County. These individuals have been nominated by family or friends for their positive effect on their family and community, and/or their contributions to the history, formation and continued well-being of our county.

3rd Saturday

at the Baker  Block Museum

The Baker Block Museum is open every 3rd Saturday from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Special presentations and events are scheduled at this time.

Calendar of Events

April 17: Baker Arts Festival--RESCHEDULED (see below)

May 15: Family Heritage Wall of Honor ceremony, 10 a.m., Museum

June 19: Baker Arts Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Heritage Park (contact the Museum for info)

July 17: 25th Anniversary celebration, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Museum & Heritage Park

November 20: Heritage Day Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Heritage Park

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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