Bar House of Refuge FP&L
Fort Pierce & St Lucie County Attractions
Fort Pierce Jai-Alai
1750 South Kings Highway, Ft. Pierce.
Is it fast? Is it fun? You'd better believe it. Ft. Pierce Jai-Alai is the 150 mile-an-hour game with hundreds of winners at every performance and thrills every second. An easy to follow program explains the sport, introduces the players, and outlines possible bets. Live Jai-Alai season opens in January and runs through April. ITW (intertrack wagering) is open all year.
301 SE MacArthur blvd. Hutchinson Island, Stuart
Gilberts Bar House of Refuge Museum in Stuart, FL, has a history of more than 100 years, during which time many ships wrecked and many more sailors were saved. Set on the rocky coast of Hutchinson Island, the House of Refuge is the oldest building in Martin County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the Keeper's house, boat house and the deck overlooking the Atlantic. If you are lucky, you might spot a school of dolphins or a pod of migrating whales.
Open Tuesday thru Sunday 1 to 5 PM. Admission.
A1A on Hutchinson Island at the St. Lucie Nuclear Plant
Visitors discover displays and exhibits, intriguing games and demonstrations. Discover the secrets of the atom and look first hand at nuclear power. See how energy powers the world with hands-on displays and exhibits, intriguing games and demonstrations.
Open Tuesday thru Friday and Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission free.
Florida Oceanographic Society
Coastal Science Center
89C NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart
Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River lagoon, the 40 acre parcel houses the Coastal Science Center's headquarters, library, nature trails and its newly completed visitor center. With its coastal hardwood hammocks and mangrove forest communities, the site provides excellent opportunities for education and research.
St. Lucie County Historical Museum
414 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Open: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM and Sunday Noon-4:00 PM
Admission: Adult Non-County Residents $4.00; Senior Non-County Residents $3.50; Adult County Residents $3.00; Senior County Residents $2.50; Children 6-17 $1.50; Children under 6 FREE
1715 wreck of the Spanish treasure fleet.
1838 Seminole War, uniforms and material from Old Fort Pierce.
Seminole Indian encampment.
Turn-of-the-century industries: fishing, pineapple, cattle and citrus.
1907 restored typical Florida house.
1919 operational American La France fire engine pumper.
Harry Hill photographic collection (1880s-1920s St. Lucie County).
Memorial garden with Spanish canons and anchors (1715).
Bar House of Refuge