Heritage Center / IR Citrus Museum
Vero Heritage Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the preservation of historic buildings in our community and to heightening public awareness of our local heritage and historic preservations.
The organization operates and maintains the Vero Heritage Center and Indian River Citrus Museum. The building is a registered national landmark facility that was built in 1935. The Heritage Center's Main Hall is a popular rental venue for community and business events, private family celebrations, and weddings.
Indian River Citrus Museum - Come enjoy the rich history of Vero Beach and the Indian River Citrus' industry and legacy. In the late 1800's, early Florida settlers began the commercial cultivation of citrus and an industry was born. Indian River Lagoon country, which is along the middle of the eastern coast of Florida, proved to be the prime location for growing the finest citrus in the world. This fruit would exclusively carry the envied stamp...Indian River Citrus! Visit the Indian River Citrus Museum to discover how citrus seeds made their way to Florida and the story of how area pioneers established the most distinguished citrus fruit in the world. You're sure to enjoy all the artifacts, photographs, memorabilia, and crate labels.