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Fort Walton Beach Museum – Garnier Post Office

Situated in Downtown Fort Walton Beach, the Garnier Post Office is a historic building that now functions as a fascinating museum. Here, visitors can peruse through artifacts and historical facts on the early postal era of the county. Read on below for additional details on one of our favorite Fort Walton Beach museums and why you may want to add it to your list of sightseeing spots to visit during your Fort Walton Beach vacation!

A Lovely Historic Fort Walton Beach Museum and Building

The Garnier Post Office is located at 127 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton beach, FL 32548, inside of Fort Walton Beach’s Heritage Park and Cultural Center in the downtown area.

Inside of this historic post office that now serves as one of the museums in Fort Walton Beach FL dedicated to local history through the eyes of the post office, you and your guests can learn more about the significant role that the Garnier Post Office had in the local community from 1918 until 1956, which was operated by a single family for decades.

Admission to the Fort Walton Beach museum is included with your admission to all of the buildings and sites within Heritage Park. Prices range from as little as $3.18 for children ages 4 – 17 years old to $5.30 for adults ages 18 years and older. Children under the age of 4 years are admitted for free.

This attraction is open to the public on Monday through Saturday, with different hours depending on the season. From June through August, visitors can attend the museum from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. From September through May, the museum is open from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

For more information on the Garnier Post Office, you can contact the museum by phone at (850) 833-9595, by email at rdaniel@fwb.org, or ask one of our reservation specialists at Breakers at Fort Walton Beach.

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Our reservations team can offer you handy tips on getting the most out of your time in Fort Walton Beach, from neat museums in Fort Walton Beach FL like Garnier Post Office to the best places to plan your beach days. Find out more when you give us a call and ask about reserving your stay in one of our lovely vacation rental properties today!