Welcome to the Miccosukee Indian Village
Welcome to the Miccosukee Indian Village Just 30 minutes west of the Florida Turnpike, in the heart of the enchanting Florida Everglades, you can enter a world rich in tradition, time honored customs and heritage unlike any other the Miccosukee Indian Village. More than the native habitat of a proud people, the Village represents the rich culture, lifestyle and history of the Tribe.
Tribal Customs and Activities — Yours to Discover
Observe the Miccosukee Indians creating native artistic crafts including:
- Basket weaving
At the Miccosukee Museum, you’ll take in the historic beauty of:
- Tribal artifacts
- Unique Miccosukee clothing
- Native paintings
- Special cooking utensils
- Important photographs
- Informative film
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Founded in 1983, the Miccosukee Indian Museum offers visitors a glimpse into the Tribe’s unique way of life. Among the many fascinating exhibits are photographs of tribal members from past generations and elaborate native attire worn by men and women. This is also where the Tribe proudly displays the government documents that gave them their sovereignty in 1962.
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When you visit the Miccosukee Indian Village, take the time to see the world-famous alligator demonstrations. You’ll be spellbound as the brave tribesman risks his life in a pit full of alligators, performing rituals that have been handed down by the Miccosukee Indians for generations.
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Explore the breathtaking beauty of nature at its finest when you tour the historic Everglades on an adventurous airboat ride. Take in the charm, splendor and romance of an untouched, protected environment featuring native plants, alligators, birds and other species of wildlife in their natural habitat. Your airboat ride will also pass through the untamed “River of Grass” and stop at an authentic, Miccosukee hammock-style Indian Camp that’s over 100 years old.