Experience the history of Sanibel Island in person!  The Sanibel Historical Museum & Village is a one-of-kind collection of eight historic houses on Sanibel Island.  All these houses have been fully restored to their original state, capturing the stories and history of each house.

Historic houses displays at the museum include:

  • 1913 Rutland House
  • 1896 School House
  • 1898 Burnap Cottage
  • 1926 Post Office
  • 1926 Miss Charlotta’s Tea Room
  • 1925 Morning Glories Cottage
  • 1927 Old Bailey General Store
  • 1900 Sanibel Packing House Reproduction


The Sanibel Historical Museum & Village has tours, special events, educational programs and more scheduled throughout the year. Come visit this amazing place and experience life as it was so long ago on Sanibel Island. Admission is $5.00 and children under 18 years of age are free.