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Cortez Historic Fishing Village

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Cortez Road & Intracoastal Bridge
Cortez 34215, Fl

Take a walk through the historic fishing village of Cortez and visit the old fish houses. Listen to locals tell the tale of yesteryear fishing in the bays and waterways of the Gulf of Mexico.

The historic Cortez Village is a National Register of Historic Places community that has worked hard to preserve its unique Florida Gulf Coast Heritage by fighting the pressures from modern development that have brought about the loss of much that was old time Florida. This commercial fishing community has opened its own Museum and through exhibits and programs it interprets a unique culture, celebrating the traditional life on the sundrenched Gulf Coast.

Hours: tues-Sat 9-4PM
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Free admission


Covered Pavilion, Gift Shop

Information Available

Maps Available



Historic District, Riverfront

Visitor Service

Tours & Transfers

Guided Tours


Arts & Culture


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