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.

December 9, 2015
Botanicals are an essential part of the Holiday spirit. Come learn how to incorporate container plants as traditional poinsettias and amaryllis, as well as Florida festive hibiscus and orchids, into y... Read More >
January 6, 2016
Celebrate Florida Jewish History Month at the Collier County Museum with this Lipman Family documentary. Max Lipman began growing tomatoes in South Florida during the 1930s. Today, based in Immokalee,... Read More >
January 16, 2016
Celebrate 30 years of preserving our history at this anniversary gala. Hosted by the Friends of the Collier County Museum, the evening will feature a cocktail reception, a three-course dinner, an auct... Read More >
January 20, 2016
Author Donald Miller presents the most complete biography in English of an aristocrat who was “the hero of two worlds”—fighting to free England’s colonies and then returning ho... Read More >
12th Annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival
February 24 - 27, 2016
Immerse yourself in South Florida’s amazing River of Grass with this five-day offering of scientific talks, pioneer stories, photography displays and workshops, nature walks, canoe trips, and gu... 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 >