Fort Lauderdale, Florida
This 60,000-square-foot facility, built in the heart of one of Broward’s historically black communities, is the third of its kind in the nation to house extensive collections related to this unique blend of cultures. It is the sixth largest branch library of the Broward County Libraries Division, a service of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. The library houses more than 85,000 books, manuscripts, artifacts and documents.
Patrick A F B, Florida
History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The physical location of the museum is not related to the mailing address. Mapping programs will not display actual location of the museum. The 45th Space Wing Public Affairs Office hosts a free historic bus tour for the general public the second Wednesday of each month. The three-hour tour includes visits to the Air Force Space and Missile Museum, historic launch pads and the historic Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. The tour begins at 9:00 AM at the south gate of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Archaeology, Culture, History, Library
Discover the rich history and culture of Amelia Island, a tiny paradise with a big place in Florida's history books. Housed in the historic Nassau County jail, the Museum showcases the island's 4,000 years of Florida history.
Coral Gables, Florida
Botanical Garden, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Conservation of orchid species and their habitats has been a cornerstone of the AOS since our founding in 1921. Through its members and staff, the Society plays a major role in the formulation of world orchid conservation opinion and policies. By working to save orchids and their habitats here and abroad, we preserve their beauty and important role in the planet's ecosystem.
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Specialized
We offer a variety of educational and recreational boat trips including historical tours, eco-tours, kayak trips, sunset cruises, sailing programs, and excursions to pristine barrier islands. Our exhibits, lecture series, and wooden boat building school provide a variety of educational experiences.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
The Archer Historical Society's newly developed plan for the Yulee Railroad Day's Celebration, is to coordinate concurrent linear events in all of the towns along the original Florida Railroad's right-of-way, connected by runs, relays, parades etc. Initially it is planned to extend accross all of Alachua County celebrating the 150th anniversary of Yulee's visionary railroad which was chartered in 1853 and crossed Florida in the next 6 years.
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
The Art & History Museums, Maitland operates the Maitland Art Center, Waterhouse Residence Museum, Carpentry Shop Museum, Telephone Museum, and Maitland Historical Museum. The Maitland Art Center was founded as an artist colony in 1937 by Jules Andre Smith and has grown into a cultural hub for Central Florida. The Maitland Art Center offers art instruction, exhibits, and public programming in an unequaled architectural environment.
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Beaches Area Historical Society chronicles the history and culture of the beaches communities of the First Coast through its historic structures, research facilities, permanent exhibition, and educational programs.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Visit the Carrabelle History Museum located in the Old City Hall Building at 106 Avenue B, SE, ( behind the BP station on US 98). The museum is located in the Old Carrabelle City Hall built in 1933 as project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) by local mason Marvin Justiss. The museum has 4 rooms to display its collections. a workroom/office for the volunteers to process the incoming artifacts and a nice long hallway for special displays.
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized, University
The Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum is a specialty museum and archives which houses regalia and printed material relevant to the history of Africans and African Americans. Of particular interest are the collection, preservation, and dissemination of information significant to African Americans and their experiences and contributions in Florida and throughout the Southeastern United States.
History, Library, Military, Specialized
The museum is named in honor of Cpl. Larry Eugene Smedley, who was born on March 4, 1949 in Front Royal Virginia. He attended Howard Junior High School in Union Park, Florida, leaving in 1964.He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on March 18, 1966 in Orlando, Florida. In July 1967, LCpl. Smedley arrived in the Republic of Vietnam.
Zolfo Springs, Florida
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History
Since its beginning in 1967, Cracker Trail Museum has collected over 4,000 items related to pioneer-era Florida history. Each item is maintained either within glass enclosed cases or strategically placed around the floor of the museum. Many of the larger items are provided in a setting that would be reminiscent of pioneer living. The items are identified with a tag that not only gives its description, but includes the name of the person who donated it.
Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Facilitate enjoyment and understanding of southwest Florida nature and history; Promote Environmental awareness; and Foster Responsible Stewardship
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Library
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is located on the St. Johns River and is noted for its collection of more than 5,000 masterworks of American and European paintings, beautiful historic gardens, outstanding collection of Meissen porcelain and Art Connections, the museum's national award-winning art education center.
Floral City, Florida
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Park
Heritage Hall Museum & Museum "Country" Store are located in the renovated Old Fire Station, which was vacated by the county in 2000. Initially opened only during Floral City Heritage Days (annually on the first Saturday of December and preceding Friday night), Heritage Hall was redesigned in 2009 and opened weekly every Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Art, Culture, General, History, Library
Intriguing historical, cultural and art exhibits fill one of the largest Holocaust museums in the United States designed to challenge hatred, bigotry and indifference. Visit the education outreach center, library and Museum store.
Culture, History, Library
Learn about the Labor Day hurricane of 1935, Henry Flagler's railroad, the Overseas Highway, legendary anglers and fishing guides, Spanish Treasure Fleets, and so much more!
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
All of human history can be traced back to water. Come explore Florida's rich maritime heritage from pre-Columbian settlements to the modern era. FMM is nestled in a beautiful 1912 schoolhouse on almost 4 acres of land in the historic fishing village of Cortez.
Florida Southern College is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Children's, General, History, Library, Science, Specialized
Youth Group Safety Programs: Make sure that everyone in your youth group knows how to prevent fires and how to escape from a burning home…and that everyone knows the importance of working smoke alarms! The Fire Museum welcomes groups of up to 50 children, for our exciting fire safety education presentation. The cost is $5 per child (adults are free) . . . for information that can save lives!