Museum from Home
As a Direct Support Organization of the University of West Florida, the UWF Historic Trust properties and museums are following the guidance of the University of West Florida for COVID-19 precautions. UWF is dedicated to the well-being and health of our organization and community. For COVID-19 updates from the University of West Florida, review uwf.edu/coronavirus.
Self guided museums in Historic Pensacola Village and the Wentworth Museum Open
If you need assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for fastest response. Onsite staff are limited due to COVID 19 social distancing protocols; therefore, phone calls may not be answered immediately.
PLEASE NOTE: VISITORS ARE NOW REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS IN THE WENTWORTH MUSEUM and the PENSACOLA MUSEUM OF ART
- The safety of our visitors and staff is the utmost importance to us; therefore, we offer timed tickets from 10:00-1:00 and 1:00-4:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The staggered days allow staff plenty of time to fully sanitize the museums between open days.
- We are operating at 50% capacity at all locations. In order to ensure the social distancing guidelines, we have online $8.00 timed tickets from 10:00-1:00 and 1:00-4:00. Staff are also situated on each floor reminding visitors of the safety protocols. To purchase tickets to Historic Pensacola Village. To purchase tickets to the Wentworth Museum. Tickets get you into all museums. We have to offer them separately for capacity monitoring.
- These inclusive $8 tickets are good for all museums including the Museum of Industry, the Julee Cottage, Old Christ Church, and the Barrios Cottage in Historic Pensacola Village; the Wentworth Museum, and the Pensacola Museum of Art and are good for one day. Tickets are inclusive you do not need to purchase individual tickets.
- Members need to also register for a timed ticket prior to visiting the museums to ensure entrance capacity is maintained. Member discount is automatic when you log into your account. Please search by your last name and choose the corrrect account if you do not know your member login. If you need assistance logging into your account, email Wendi at email@example.com.
Our Pensacola Children's Museum educator is creating fun At Home Projects to download and do with your children.
- Downloadable Project 1: PCM Activity 1: Oobleck
- Downloadable Project 2: PCM Activity 2
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- Downloadable Project 16: PCM Activity 16
- Downloadable Project 17: PCM Activity 17
- Downloadable Project 18: PCM Activity 18
- Downloadable Project 19: PCM Activity 19
Calling all future museum curators! Check out 5 Fun At-Home Make-a-Museum activities for Kids
Create a COVID-19 Journal for Kids while you are at home. Don't forget to share with our Archives so that children in the future can see what it was like to be a child of 2020.
Download and color PCM Coloring Sheets
Colonial Cooking At Home
Our Living History staff welcomes you to Colonial Cooking At Home where you can download recipes we have prepared in the Lavalle Kitchen House. New recipes will be added each Saturday, which is our Colonial Cooking day in the Village.
- Downloadable Recipe 1: Colonial Cooking: Carrot Puffs from The Complete Housewife by Eliza Smith, 1766. Check out this video from Townsends as they cook a similar recipe. This recipe was first cooked in the Lavalle Kitchen House in January 2013.
- Downloadable Recipe 2: Colonial Cooking: Easter Menu our living history coordinator has suggested: Fricassee des poulets, Carrots and French Beans dressed the dutch way, Gazpacho, and Ginger Cakes for a lovely Easter Sunday menu.
- Downloadable Recipe 3: Colonial Cooking: Barley Soup from The Virginia Housewife, by Mary Randolph, 1824. Made in Historic Pensacola Village in February 2013.
- Downloadable Recipe 4: Colonial Cooking: Pancake Pudding from the Universal Cook, by John Townshend, 1773.
- Downloadable Recipe 5: Colonial Cooking: A French Cake from The Magnolia Mound Plantation Kitchen Book. Being a Compendium of Foodways and Customs of Early Louisiana 1795-1841
- Downloadable Recipe 6: Colonial Cooking: Orange Tart from A New System of Domestic Cookery by Maria Rundell, 1808
- Downloadable Recipe 7: Colonial Cooking: How to Make Small-Beer Pancakes from The Country Housewife’s Family Companion by William Ellis, 1750
- Downloadable Recipe 8: Colonial Cooking: Chelsea Buns from Colonial Williamsburg they take a bit of time but are the perfect sweet for Father's Day
- Downloadable Recipe 9: Colonial Cooking: A Beggar's Pudding from The Universal Cook by John Townshend, 1773.
- Downloadable Recipe 10: Colonial Cooking: Ochra Soup from The Virginia Housewife Or, Methodical Cook by Mary Randolph, 1841
- Downloadable Recipe 11: Colonial Cooking: How to Make Fried Toasts (Payn Perdu) from The Compleat Housewife by Eliza Smith, 1766
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Historic Pensacola employs student workers as our Visitor Experience Associates. During our closure, many of these front line staff are writing blog posts sharing their experiences of working in Historic Pensacola. Read our blog today.
Now more than ever, Historic Pensacola appreciates the support of our members. Join today and help us keep Pensacola history alive!
Staff have been working to get our museum stores online. We have curated a taste of what is available in our stores.
Please be patient when ordering in our new online store; allow 5-7 days for shipping. If you have any questions, please email Wendi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appleyard Catalog: Explore John Appleyard's publications available in our museum stores.
Children's Store: Shop a few of the items available in the Pensacola Children's Museum.
Magazine Catalog: See our past issues of Pensacola History Illustrated. Only issues online are available.
Pensacola History Catalog: Looking for Pensacola history books, see what we have online.
Wentworth Exhibit Store: Find the perfect item from our Wentworth exhibits store.
Women's History: It is the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, celebrate with items from our women's history store.