Baker Block Museum
The Baker Block Museum is a local history museum and genealogy library focused on the history of the northwest Florida panhandle with emphasis on Okaloosa County. The museum is housed in a 1907 block of brick buildings that was home to the Baker Mercantile General Store for approximately 90 years. Exhibits include, turpentine and timber, Native American artifacts, a copper whiskey still and a military exhibit including the early history of Eglin Air Force Base. Our heritage park features an 1860’s and 1880’s log cabin with related log farm buildings. 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 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. It is located at 1307 Georgia Avenue, Baker, Florida. Hours are Tuesday-Friday & every 3rd Saturday, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Call: 850 537 5714 for more information.VISIT WEBSITE