Bay County Historical Museum
The museum, which offers an extensive research library and several feature galleries, is located in a former 1910 National Guard Armory. The building is listed on the state and national historic registers. The highlight of the museum is a 3,700 square-foot gallery that allows visitors to walk through chronological exhibits that trace the history of Bay County from before European contact through the present. The museum also offers a small theater that plays eight documentaries related to various themes and time periods in the county's history. Another highlight of the museum is a special gallery dedicated to the region's maritime history.
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