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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 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 >
August 20, 2014
Set in the early 20th century. A game warden arrives in Florida to enforce conservation laws and curb the illegal poaching of native birds who were doomed to extinction.  Stars Burl Ives and... Read More >
August 20, 2014
In the late 18th and early 19th century, creole communities of Cuban and "Spanish Indian" fishermen flourished along Florida's southwest coast. Who were these people and how did they liv... Read More >
August 22, 2014
Set in the early 20th century. A game warden arrives in Florida to enforce conservation laws and curb the illegal poaching of native birds who were doomed to extinction.  Stars Burl Ives and... Read More >