Historic Walking Tours

January 15th - April 18th 2019

Tuesdays
on South Riverside Drive

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Place: New Smyrna Museum of History
Address: 120 Sams Avenue NSB

Take a pleasant and leisurely stroll south on Riverside Drive. Our guide will tell you about historic homes, the old wharf area, and other city highlights that make New Smyrna Beach such a unique town. Your tour will return to the museum via scenic Magnolia Avenue.

The tour will depart the museum at 10:30 am so be sure to be there ahead of time. The tour will last between an hour and a half and two hours. The pace is leisurely and the distance is just over a mile.

$12 General Admission & $10 Seniors 65+, Students and Members

Reservations and walk ins are welcome. Tours may be paid for by cash or credit card at the museum. 

Wednesdays on Canal Street

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Place: New Smyrna Museum of History
Address: 120 Sams Avenue NSB

Join us for a History Walking Tour focused on the Canal Street Historic District. Learn about the railroad industry, old movie theatres, long forgotten businesses, local architecture, local characters, and much more. 

This is a casual walk through downtown New Smyrna Beach and lasts approximately an hour and a half. There are stops during the tour as your guide discusses local landmarks. 

Meet at the museum between 10:00 am and 10:30 am. $12 General Admission & $10 Seniors 65+, Students and Members. Payment may be made by cash and credit card at the museum. 

Reservations and walk ins are welcome!

Thursdays on North Riverside Drive

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Place: New Smyrna Museum of History
Address: 120 Sams Avenue NSB

Take a pleasant and leisurely stroll north on Riverside Drive. Our guide will start you off with a visit to Old Fort Park and will discuss the many historic elements of this central part of the city followed by a visit to the local Masonic Lodge then take a stroll along North Riverside and enjoy the view of 100 year old homes and the area formerly known as Ronnoc Grove.

The tour will depart the museum at 10:30 am so be sure to be there ahead of time. The tour will last between an hour and a half and two hours. The pace is leisurely and the distance is just over a mile.

$12 General Admission & $10 Seniors 65+, Students and Members

Reservations and walk ins are welcome. Tours may be paid for by cash or credit card at the museum. 

Saturdays on Flagler Avenue

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Place: Riverview Hotel & Spa
103 Flagler Avenue NSB

This tour will show you some of the historic sights and areas on, and around, Flagler Avenue. Starting at the The Riverview Hotel & Spa lobby you can learn about how the third floor was added, why is there a grave on Canova Drive, how did Canova Drive get its name, what does watch and warn mean, see a “building within a building” and more.

The tour departs at 10:30 so be there ahead of time. You may pay ahead of time at the museum or see the guide at the hotel. Ticket price is $12 General Admission & $10 Seniors 65+, Students and MembersThe tour lasts between an hour and a half and an hour and 45 minutes. Tours paid in advance at the museum may be paid by cash or credit card. Tours paid to the guide at the Riverview may only be paid in cash. The pace is leisurely and some of the roads and sidewalks are uneven. It is advised to wear comfortable shoes for walking

The final Saturday Flagler Tour will be  Saturday April 13th.