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 9, 2015
In 1943 the United States Army opened Naples Army Air Field (NAAF) to provide primary flight training for pilots. In addition, NAAF also was an auxiliary base for Buckingham Army Air Field (10 miles n... Read More >
Artist Reception: "Through My Eyes"
September 17, 2015
This exhibition by Kevin O’Brien, uses the natural beauty of our local landscapes to capture the essence of living in this tropical paradise. Reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sponsored by th... Read More >
September 23, 2015
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 >
October 7, 2015
The Calusa were among the most powerful, complex, and artistic Native Americans. If we try to imagine their world without plants, we quickly realize it would have been impossible without them. This le... Read More >
October 10, 2015
Please join us in celebrating International Archaeology Day at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Sift through Marco muck looking for archaeological treasures. Create your own unique Calusa mask, and... Read More >
October 21, 2015
This lecture examines various plants utilized by early Floridians as well as some of the “meatier” issues of early diet of South Florida. Learn how the wealth of natural resources in south... Read More >
USO Show
November 11, 2015
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 >
27th Annual Old Florida Festival
March 19 - 20, 2016
Time travel back over 10,000 years of South Florida history at one of the largest and most popular living history gatherings in the state. This two-day festival features over 90 historical reenactors,... Read More >