Museum of the Islands

Preserving the past for the future on Pine Island, Florida

Pine Island Maps in our Gift Shop

We have Pine Island nautical maps in sizes 35″ x 49″, and 24″ x 36. Here is a partial view of the map.

buy Pine Island Map

Little Nellie

Have you wondered about the dolls in the museum? They are a tribute to Nellie Coleman, one of our original Founders. She collected dolls, brought them to nursing homes, and gave them to children in need. Here is Little Nellie all ready for Easter. 

Volunteer at Museum of the Islands

Volunteer Hosts needed for the museum. Meet and greet our visitors, and share the history of the islands. We are open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and hope you will become part of our team. Phone us at 239-283-1525.

Hiking, Kayak Launches and Fishing on Pine Island

The Calusa Land Trust has hiking trails, and kayak launches on Pine Island. Here is a link to their map Our Preserves – Calusa Land Trust

Digging up Buried Treasure on Pine Island

We had a great time at our Pirate Festival! Buried treasure, games, prizes, and costume contests.

Meet our greeter on Tuesdays, George Washington

Museum of the Islands Dalmatian

George Washington the Dalmatian is an official greeter on Tuesdays.

Around MOTI

MOTI frequently hosts events ranging from our annual Christmas Open House to the Rhythm and Rummage Sale.  Please watch our calendar for these fun-filled days of visiting and shopping with our local artisans.

Donate to Museum of the Islands

Your support preserves our most precious resources for future generations. We are a 501c3 corporation.

You may mail your donation to Museum of the Islands:
Museum of the Islands
PO Box 103
Matlacha, FL 33993

We thank you for your donation, and look forward to seeing you in the museum. Please let us know if we may help you with anything.

Museum of The Islands
5728 Sesame Dr, Bokeelia, FL 33922

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