"Naples Historical Society Offers National Museum Day Admission Special"
Historic Palm Cottage Reopens after Capital Improvements

Naples, FL (September 3, 2013) - Naples Historical Society has announced Historic Palm Cottage house museum has reopened after substantial capital improvements. Visitors to Naples oldest house, will receive a "buy one, get one free" admission with their docent guided tour on National Museum Day, Saturday, September 28th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. With every $10.00 tour purchased, one person will receive free admission. Members and children under 10 are always free. Also included in the price of a tour is admission to the new Archival Viewing Center where visitors can peruse computer archives of historic photos and documents.

Thanks to many generous donors, extensive maintenance on the interior and exterior of the Cottage was overseen by capital improvements partner, Joe Frontiero of Frontier Custom Homes, Inc.

Executive Director Elaine Reed said, "The house looks terrific and is a textbook demonstration of proper care and maintenance for a house turned museum and we look forward to seeing the residents of and visitors to Naples come to enjoy it."

Historic Palm Cottage and The Norris Gardens are located at 137 12th Avenue South, at Gulfshore Boulevard, just one block east of the Naples Pier in the Naples Historic District.

Naples Historical Society receives no government funding and relies on membership dues and donations to survive. Historic Palm Cottage was built in 1895 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Palm Cottage is open for docent guided tours Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Members and children under 10 receive free admission. For more information, please visit www.NaplesHistoricalSociety.org or call the Naples Historical Society at 239-261-8164.

Naples Historical Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is dedicated to preserving Naples history and heritage for the community and future generations to enjoy.


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