University of West Florida Historic Trust

Museums, Living History Village, Research Facility, and Historic Structures

Downtown Pensacola Historic District, Escambia County

The campus of the UWF Historic Trust in downtown Pensacola includes several museums and historic buildings within the downtown historic district that highlights the history and archaeology of Pensacola. These include the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, Historic Village, Museum of Commerce, Museum of Industry, Pensacola Children’s Museum, and Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. The living history village primarily interprets colonial life in Pensacola. The archive located on the second floor of the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center is open to researchers.

Did You Know...

  • Admission price includes access to all museums, research facilities, and historic village on the campus.
  • The 8 acre UWF Historic Trust campus sits directly inside where the original colonial Spanish and British forts once stood.
  • While the Spanish had a presence in downtown Pensacola for 300 years, the street layout of downtown Pensacola was created by the British in the 18th century.

Historic Trust Website


330 South Jefferson Street
Pensacola, FL 32502