Last Update: "August 23, 2014"

Welcome to our website!  The Marion County Museum of History and Archaeology is a research and teaching institution located at

307 S.E. 26th Terrace, Ocala, Florida, on the McPherson County Government Complex.

Our displays, exhibits and programs cover 13,000 years of human history in this wonderful area. 

Our Museum's Grand Opening was on September 18th, 2011 and w e have now modified several areas in the museum

 since the opening, so be sure and stop by to see the "Changes".

Thank you for your interest in our area's wonderful history and heritage!

See our future Scheduled Events

Summer Hours of Operation:

  Monday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00AM to 3:00PM, Sunday: 1:00PM to 4:00PM




The county is supplying the building and much of the utilities/maintenance, but many expenses and cost for the displays will be from local donations. 

Donations can be made to The Marion County Historical Association (a 501-c(3) Corporation- any donation is tax deductible).



Look over some pictures of the museum:




Lectures and Special Projects:


Come to one of our Monthly Lectures at the Museum.  See the lectures schedule and other projects we are working on.





A local resident - Robin Corsiglia found many Native American Arrowhead Points and Pottery back in 1961 less than 1 mile from the museum

 and built a display for these artifacts and set up a web page to explain more about his collection at:


Send him a note about your artifacts from Marion County. He would like to see your collection to learn more about our history.

We would also like your artifact "donations" or "loans" to the museum for all to see. Robin Corsiglia: Email:





More Ocala History at:

Fort King Heritage Association:






Marion County Museum of History and Archeology:      Phone:    352-236-5245

Marion County Historical Commission:

Vanessa Thomas            352-427-6911

Marion County Historical Association:

Price Landrum                                 


Robin Corsiglia            352-804-4690