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October 2023

Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Cruise with Dr. George

10/22/2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
View of yellow wooden A-frame stiltsville house on the flats of biscayne bay.

Join HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George, as he recounts the history of Biscayne Bay. Discover the storied past of Stiltsville, a series of colorful wooden houses built on the flats of the bay and located inside Biscayne National Park. Known in the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s as a playground for the wealthy and well-connected, Stiltsville was once home to the now infamous Crawfish Eddies and Bikini Club. Learn how this once vivacious community on stilts dwindled down to…

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Sold Out – Cemetery Series: Annual Miami City Cemetery Walking Tour

10/27/2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Black and white image of Miami City Cemetery entrance sign; metalwork script with "Miami Cemetery" can be seen in the center of the image with trees in the background.

Connect with the past on a walking tour of the Miami City Cemetery with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta, and its Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Founded in 1897, just a year after the city’s incorporation, this historic graveyard is a monument to so many of the people who helped shape the early history of the Magic City. Hear stories of notable Miami residents, including the civil rights leader Reverend Theodore Gibson,…

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November 2023

Sold Out – Cemetery Series: Pinewood Cemetery Walking Tour

11/18/2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
View of a tree covered cemetery with mulch covering the ground. A black historical marker with the words "Pinewood (Cocoplum) Cemetery)" stands in the center.

Explore the history of Pinewood Cemetery, the oldest cemetery south of the Miami River, with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta, and its Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Located in the City of Coral Gables, this rural graveyard dates back to the late 1800s and is the final resting place of more than 200 settlers. Learn how local residents are working to restore this once forgotten cemetery. Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami…

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January 2024

Sold Out: South Beach History & Art Deco Walking Tour

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Aerial view of South Beach off of Ocean Drive. To the left, a linear grassy park is seen dotted with palm trees next to a paved street. Along the other side of the street, colorful art deco buildings are seen.

Take a walk through one of Miami Beach’s most exciting and attractive neighborhoods, South Beach’s Art Deco District. You will hear the stories of how this area, once strictly farmland, was transformed by the land boom of the 1920’s and again by the hurricane of 1926. Learn how the architectural revolution of the 1930’s defined this neighborhood as a lively vacation destination, only to be turned in to a retirement community in the 1950’s and 60’s, and back into the…

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February 2024

View of The Barnacle, a two-story wooden house with an orange shingled roof. A green lawn leads up to the house. Courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Sold Out – History in the Grove: Charles Avenue Walking Tour

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the fascinating history of one of Miami’s original settlements, Cocoanut Grove, as you stroll down its tree-lined streets. Learn how Bahamian settlers influenced the development of the Grove with their knowledge of tropical plants and native building materials. Reflect upon the legacy of the neighborhood’s early residents, including E. W. F. Stirrup and Mariah Brown. Hear from community stakeholder J.S. Rashid, President & CEO of SECTOR Public Private Partners, Inc., who will share his personal story in calling Coconut…

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March 2024

Sold Out – Arch Creek Park Walking Tour

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
View of a hiking trail surrounded by green trees and wild shrubbery. A mulched patch is seen in the center with some sky peeking out behind the trees. Image courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Celebrate Florida Archaeology Month with a tour of Arch Creek Park and Museum! Designated as a State of Florida archaeological site over 50 years ago, Arch Creek Park is home to a natural limestone bridge once used by Indigenous peoples and early settlers. Reflect upon the importance of this site to the story of Miami as you navigate through the park’s tropical hardwood hammock.  Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Members: $25, Non-Members: $35 Featured Speakers: Ingrid E. ArguetaCoordinator…

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April 2024

Sold Out – Historic Downtown Miami Walking Tour

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Aerial image of Downtown Miami. Skyscrapers, streets, and Biscayne Bay are in view. Photo courtesy of the GMCVB – http://MiamiandBeaches.com

Relive the past with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta and Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George, as you delve into the history of Downtown Miami. Walk along historic Flagler Street; view examples of the city’s early architecture; and reflect upon the area’s earliest known inhabitants, the Tequesta, as you view the Miami River. See downtown scenes and notable landmarks as you learn about the ever-changing history of this metropolitan city. Ticket includes complimentary…

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Sold Out – Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Cruise

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
View of yellow wooden A-frame stiltsville house on the flats of biscayne bay.

Join HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George, as he recounts the history of Biscayne Bay. Discover the storied past of Stiltsville, a series of colorful wooden houses built on the flats of the bay and located inside Biscayne National Park. Known in the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s as a playground for the wealthy and well-connected, Stiltsville was once home to the now infamous Crawfish Eddies and Bikini Club. Learn how this once vivacious community on stilts dwindled down to…

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Museum staff with collection items presented to visitors.

Hands-on-History presented with ASL

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:45 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States

Guided Tour: Tropical Dreams: A People's History of South Florida11:00 am and 2:00 pm Explore the history of South Florida on a tour of Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida. View highlights from the exhibition including Tequesta artifacts from the Miami Circle to a 1920s trolley. Facilitated by a Museum Educator, weekend highlights tours are included with museum admission and are available for groups of nine or less. Approximately 40-minutes. ASL Interpretation will be available during the program.…

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May 2024

Sold Out – Miami Shores Walking Tour

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
View of a one-level home in Miami Shores. The house sits on a green lawn with two palm trees against a blue sky. Courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Explore the history of Miami Shores with City Tours Guide, John Bachay. Once advertised as “America’s Mediterranean,” this village on the bay is home to architectural gems that speak to the area’s boom period construction. View homes that are locally and nationally designated historic landmarks. Enjoy a special look inside of one of the historic buildings in the neighborhood. Tour will include a visit to Brockway Memorial Library. Ticket includes complimentary family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Member Rate: $25, Non-Member…

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