Mulberry, Florida: Mulberry Phosphate Museum

There's no better place to develop a love for phosphate than in the "Phosphate Center of the World."
Address:
101 SE First St., Mulberry, FL
Directions:
Highway 37 South/South Church Ave, 1 blk south of intersection with SR 60.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10 am - 4:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
863-425-2823
Admission:
Donations.
RA Rates:
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Phosphate Museum

Mulberry Phosphate Museum

Highlights fossils of prehistoric Florida and the phosphate industry. Interesting if you're into phosphate!

[Ronald S. Dwan, 09/20/2005]

The fossil remains of a 10 million year old Baleen whale are displayed. A time capsule is buried on the front lawn of the museum, under a mulberry bush (of course), to be opened in 2076. Mulberry claims to be "Phosphate Center of the World." The phosphate mining industry was a powerful political force in Florida, as the state's sh*tty limerock roads will attest.

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