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.

April 21, 2015
In 1928 the opening of the Tamiami Trail (US 41) changed the face of South Florida for generations to come. The construction of the road was a feat likened to the construction of the Panama Canal. Tod... Read More >
Event: Tamiami Trail Celebration
April 25, 2015
The Tamiami Trail is no ordinary road. Finished in 1928, the narrow strip of highway cut across one of the most inaccessible and remote parts of the country and joined Florida’s east and we... Read More >
April 28, 2015
Join Patty Huff, local historian and Friends of the Museum of the Everglades Board Member, to explore how life was so challenging in the Everglades area for early pioneers– from fishing, trading... Read More >
April 29, 2015
America entered World War I in April of 1917. Throughout the summer and fall of 1917, the U.S. Army selected sites, constructed air fields, and sent pilots to 23 facilities throughout the United State... Read More >