Historical and Educational Attractions

This page lists attractions of historical, cultural, or educational significance in the Ocala, Florida area. Listings may include historical homes, battlefields, forts, monuments, famous birthplaces, and other places of historical significance, as well educational attractions such as planetariums.
Kids Ocala: Historical and Educational Attractions - Fun 4 Ocala Kids
Appleton Museum - Sculpture Walk

The Appleton Museum of Art’s Sculpture Walk and Garden is a dynamic space with an engaging collection of large, sculptural works of art exhibited alon ...

Free: Yes
4333 E Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, FL, 34470
Crones Cradle Conserve

Crones Cradle Conserve is a 756 acre ecological preserve and education center located in Marion County, thirty-five miles southeast of Gainesville, an ...

6411 NE 217th Place, Citra, FL, 32113
Discovery Center, The

The Discovery Center of Ocala strives to provide community members of all ages an interactive educational experience which stimulates a desire to expa ...

701 N.E. Sanchez Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471
Fort King National Historic Landmark

The Fort King National Historic Landmark & Visitor Center is in Ocala, Florida. The site consists of 37 acres, interpretive trails and picnic faciliti ...

3925 East Fort King Street, Ocala, FL, 34470
Horse Country Carriage Company

Horse Country Carriage Company & Tours is located in the heart of Ocala’s finest farms and estates. Driving through our gates you will feel you have s ...

5400 NW 110th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34482
Marion County Libraries - Story Time

Marion County libraries offer a variety of free educational experiences for children, teens and toddlers! Check the website for specific branch sche ...

Free: Yes
Marion Theatre

For over 70 years, the Marion Theatre has been a cultural icon symbolizing the spirit of beautiful Downtown Ocala. The Marion promises to continue its ...

50 South Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471
Ocala Historic District

One of the most unique collections of historic structures in Florida, the Ocala Historic District covers 173 acres and encompasses more than 200 histo ...

Free: Yes
416 Fort King Street, Ocala, FL, 34471
Rainbow Springs State Park

Rainbow Springs is Florida's fourth largest spring and the Rainbow River is popular for swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, and kayaking. Canoes and kayak ...

19158 SW 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, FL, 34432
Sholom Park

Sholom Park is a special place where people and nature may interact with one another. It is a place of meditation, peace and tranquility. There is no ...

Free: Yes
7110 SW 80th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34481
Silver River Museum & Environmental Education Center

The Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center is a program of the Marion County Public School system. The museum is located within the Si ...

1445 NE 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34470
Silver Springs State Park

Located in the central and charming Ocala, Florida, Silver Springs State Park has been a natural landmark since the 1870s. Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, ...

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL, 34488