101 West Flagler Street, Miami Florida 33130
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida explores 10,000 years of history and folklife in Miami, southern Florida, and the Caribbean. Located in the heart of Miami,- the Gateway of the Americas,- the museum offers illustrated essays, virtual exhibits and information, and permanent exhibits of folklife that include photographs and multicultural articles.
The Museum is now offering 'Historic Tours.' Among favorite museum collections are John James Audubon's circa 1830s 'The Birds of America' prints of Florida's birds; the Claude C. Matlack Collection featuring 'The Roaring Twenties' period in Miami Beach and Miami; 'Cuba Postcards' look at some turn-of-the-century views of Cubans; and the Miami Centennial Quilt, whose blocks commemorate Greater Miami's first century, 1896-1996; Native American displays, and Aviation and Maritime exhibits; visual materials (photographs, prints, postcards, maps, etc.)can be accessed at the museum's
Other History nearby:
(Fort Lauderdale) Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
(Miami) American Police Hall of Fame/Museum
(Homestead) Coral Castle
(Miami) Falcon Batchelor Bird of Prey Center
(Fort Lauderdale) Fort Lauderdale Historical Museum
(Miami) Historical Museum of Southern Florida
09/30 Coming to The Miami area
Delray Beach Affair Delray Beach FL April5-7 The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue and two city parks. The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts and funky products from around the world.
Peace River Celtic Festival Punta Gorda FL April10 Our Festival is perpetually dedicated to the memory of David Parker, member of Elks Lodge 2606 and the founder of the Peace River Celtic Festival. David loved Celtic music, laughter, good friendship and good times! If you cherish these things as well, you'll want to be part of this special event!
Bike Night in Cape Coral Cape Coral FL April13 The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation is proud to bring you Cape Bike Night! Motorcycle enthusiasts can get together and listen to live bands, eat great food, and just have fun at this great event!
Florida Keys Island Fest Islamorada FL April13-14 The Arts and Crafts show will feature the very best of both local and national artists including everything from paintings and sculptures to jewelry and fine crafts.
Tortuga Music Festival FORT LAUDERDALE FL April13-14 The beach will be transformed into an oceanfront music experience, featuring top country and rock artists and local culinary delights on the shores of the Florida coast. Together with Rock The Ocean, Tortuga will pair music with meaning by raising awareness about marine conservation and issues affecting the world’s oceans.
Cardboard Boat Regatta Cape Coral FL April20 The Regatta is open to participation from businesses, schools, youth groups, groups of friends, and non-profit organizations desiring to build a boat and participate. This is a wonderful team-building experience; giving employees an opportunity to work together toward a common goal and have a lot of fun doing it.