Pensacola, Florida: Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat Team Field Report

T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum

330 S. Jefferson St., Pensacola, FL
T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. 1-10 exit 12. Drive south on I-110. Take exit 1C (Garden St). Turn left at the first stoplight onto Tarragona St. Drive south four blocks south to Church St. The parking lot and museum complex will be on the right. The museum is at the back end of the lot.
T-W 10-4, Th-Sa 10-7 (Call to verify)
Combo (4 museums 7 days) Adults $8, 3-14 $4
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T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum.

Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat
T. T. Wentworth Jr. was a compulsive collector who donated all of his stuff to Pensacola -- including a mummified cat and an Abraham Lincoln head made of mulched money. Report... [03/29/2015]

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Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat

The Wentworth Museum cost about $8, but that also got us into about eight different attractions around town.

[Stephanie, 11/13/2018]

Recreated Trader Jon's bar.

Wentworth Museum: Trader Jon's Bar Replica

There's a recreation of the iconic Pensacola Bar, Trader Jon's, at the Wentworth Museum.

[A.W. Ratliff, 07/07/2018]

Petrified cat.

T. T. Wentworth Jr. Museum

Loved it here! Defiantly worth it if you like weird and free!

[Erin, 06/10/2013]

A Few Items from Historical Collection sign.

T.T. Wentworth Jr. Museum

The T.T. Wentworth Jr. Museum houses not only artifacts from Florida's past, but also an awesome collection of random stuff that good old Wentworth collected. The highlights are a size 37 shoe, a petrified cat from 1850, and a bust of Lincoln's head made out of $3,000 worth of pulped currency. Let's not forget the piece of Thomas Edison's birthday cake.

Most of his cool collection is kept in two rooms, but other items are scattered throughout the three-story museum. The woman who greeted me was very nice, and the museum has a tiny gift shop were I was able to purchase an " I saw it...." t-shirt that features several of the cool, weird, things in his collection. Thank you Mr. Wentworth for collecting random stuff and creating a museum for me to see it!

[Ali Kalenak, 07/30/2012]
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