Cocoa is committed to the preservation of its cultural heritage and history. The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science has exhibits on the region's history, from the dinosaurs to the citrus industry, as well as a butterfly garden and nature trails. The Brevard Cultural Alliance works to promote arts and culture as sustaining elements of a healthy community through educational programs. From the historic Aladdin theater, an old silent movie house and one-time stop on the vaudeville circuit, the Cocoa Village Playhouse showcases the performing arts through community theater productions. The Florida Historical Society produces a newsletter and maintains a library of documents, photos, and maps from the history of the region and the entire state.
Founded by fishermen and their families along the Indian River in the 1860s, Cocoa, Florida, is today home to 16,000 people. Just a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean on Florida's "Space Coast," near Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center, Cocoa boasts a selection of single- and split-level single-family homes in verdant neighborhoods priced to help you get the most for your home-buying dollar. Central Florida and its famous family attractions are only an hour away.SHOW MORE