Nestled deep within the preserve is the Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center.
Dedicated to reconnecting people with the environment, the center offers interpretive hikes, workshops, exhibits and other programs for public enjoyment. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Center's Gift Shop, which carries cultural and natural history items.
The center supports the department’s objectives through:
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center features exhibits to help visitors understand natural Florida, ancient and modern peoples and how the two shaped each other. Our exhibit gallery, Weedon Island Preserve: Connecting People and Place, with 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, appeals to all ages. We invite you to explore these exhibits, through which you have the opportunity to travel underwater, through mangrove swamps and even back in time. Hidden worlds will be revealed on your journey, so pay close attention to the sights and sounds that surround you. Our gallery is free and open to the public during the center's normal business hours.
Mission – The mission of the Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural, cultural and archaeological history of the preserve in order to demonstrate how the environment and people support and shape each other.