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Museum Events

Special exhibitions, lecture programs and family-centered, living history events are offered throughout the year at each Museum facility and provide unique opportunities to learn more about the history and heritage of one of America's last great frontiers.

July 23, 2014
Adventure-Comedy-Mystery-Romance.  Mix it all together with senior actors including Don Ameche and Jessica Tandy and you have lots of fun! Filmed in Miami. Museums love themes and this ... Read More >
July 23, 2014
South Florida has had a reputation for being a difficult place to traverse. When the Tamiami Trail completed in 1928, it was hailed as a great feat of engineering and fully opened southwest Florida fo... Read More >
July 25, 2014
Adventure-Comedy-Mystery-Romance. Mix it all together with senior actors including Don Ameche and Jessica Tandy and you have lots of fun! Filmed in Miami. Museums love themes and this summer, our movi... Read More >
July 30, 2014
A swimsuit fashion designer, Esther Williams, is determined to protect her little sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters. Filmed at C... Read More >
August 1, 2014
A swimsuit fashion designer, Esther Williams, is determined to protect her little sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters. Filmed at Cypress Gar... Read More >
August 6, 2014
President Andrew Jackson’s marriage to Rachel Donelson Robards was considered a scandal at the time.  Was their marriage legal? Connection to Florida:  Andrew Jackson served ... Read More >
August 6, 2014
Southwest Florida has been hit by several damaging hurricanes over the years including Hurricane Donna in 1960. Learn more about these destructive forces of nature and how they have shaped our local h... Read More >
August 8, 2014
President Andrew Jackson’s marriage to Rachel Donelson Robards was considered a scandal at the time. Was their marriage legal? Connection to Florida: Andrew Jackson served as the first military ... Read More >
August 13, 2014
Money makes the world go ‘round or so Claudette Colbert believes when she divorces her struggling husband and supports him by marrying a millionaire. Filmed in Palm Beach. Museums love them... Read More >
August 15, 2014
Money makes the world go ‘round or so Claudette Colbert believes when she divorces her struggling husband and supports him by marrying a millionaire. Filmed in Palm Beach. Museums love themes an... Read More >