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.

September 3, 2014
Ever wonder how some of our local places got their names? Who is Gordon Pass named after?  How about Doctors Pass? What about Tigertail Beach? Join us in taking a peek at the interesting history ... Read More >
September 17, 2014
Florida’s cemeteries are not as quiet as one might think.  Instead, these burial places are rich with hidden symbols, public proclamations, and old, sometimes odd, traditions.  From pu... Read More >
National Museum Day
September 27, 2014
Ready for an adventure? Enjoy a special day out with the family at the Naples Depot Museum, as guests of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum Day. Take a tour of Naples first passenger ... Read More >
October 1, 2014
The Koreshan Unity was a communal society that lived in southwest Florida during the late-1800s and early-1900s. Their eventual goal was to have a utopian community in which all were equal and had acc... Read More >
October 13, 2014
Columbus Day commemorates the “discovery” of America by Europeans.  Italian Christopher Columbus devised a plan to sail westward to find an alternate route to riches of the Indies. Fe... Read More >
October 15, 2014
When Worlds Collide is an inspired exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the “Old World” encountered the “New World.” Europeans traveled from ... Read More >
USO Show
November 11, 2014
Naples' role as an Army Air Corps training base during World War II is remembered each November 11th at the Naples Depot Museum, following the city's Veterans Day ceremony. Although closed to ... Read More >