The Lake Wales History Museum will be closed on Friday, December 25, 2020, Saturday, December 26, 2020, and Friday, January 1, 2021 for the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.

Welcome to the Lake Wales History Museum.  Located in Lake Wales, Florida, and open year-round, the museum is one of the oldest history museum's in Polk County.

Click on the image at the right for a brief video about the museum!


10 AM - 5 PM

Wednesday - Saturday

The museum is closed on:

Sundays, Mondays, & Tuesdays

4th of July
Thanksgiving Day
The Day After Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day and New Year's Day


Free to the public


For any persons with disabilities, we have a zero-entry ramp to the main galleries of the museum.  We have designated accessible parking spaces and restrooms.  Although the second level of the house is only accessible via stairs, plans are in motion to add a wheelchair lift.  Staff and volunteers will do their best to accommodate any individuals with special needs or disabilities.