The Visitor Center includes stunning displays of historic armor, weapons, and related period items. Helmets and armor are available to try on.
Our newly re-modeled theater and museum features a wide array of exhibits of Spanish and Native American artifacts. The new museum exhibits are degigned to be rotating with new items and art that will be displayed periodicaly. Our thater shows our parks film Hernando De Soto in America throughout the year. During season the film is shown on a time schedule to coincide with scheduled living history programs.Bookstore
The bookstore features an excellent selection of books about the De Soto Expedition and the Native American cultures encountered, as well as keepsakes to remember your visit by. Some items may be ordered on-line by clicking here.
Modern restrooms and a drinking fountain are available in the Visitor Center.
There are no fees to entry fees for the park or the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
The men of Hernando de Soto's 1539 expedition to La Florida learned the hard way that Native American warriors could load and fire their long bows with deadly accuracy nearly a dozen times in the period required to load and fire the clumsy arquebus musket once. Visit De Soto National Memorial. More...