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October 2023

Free Family Fun Day: Fables and Fairytales 

10/14/2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Free
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Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm, with activities from 11am to 4pm, for free things to do, learn, and experience with the whole family! Spend the afternoon exploring the history and culture of our vibrant city. Unveil countless dark secrets and come face to face with some of the most magnificent monsters and legendary beasts ever to walk the earth. Discover the world of colossal krakens, mysterious dragons, and enchanting unicorns with activities…

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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

Graphic reads "HistoryMiami's 7th annual CultureFest 305. Celebrating what makes Miami, Miami."

CultureFest 305 2023

11/04/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Immerse yourself in the magic of our city at HistoryMiami Museum’s seventh annual CultureFest 305, a folklife festival celebrating what makes Miami, Miami! Where else can you experience Afro-Cuban batá drumming, enjoy mariachi music, marvel at dances of Argentina and Serbia, and sample Haitian cuisine, all in one day? Experience this and even more at this free festival highlighting the Magic City’s rich cultural diversity. Connect to your community during this jam-packed afternoon and explore the sights, sounds, and flavors…

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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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HM Member Book Club

11/18/2023 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Stack of books. The top book is opened revealing it's pages

HistoryMiami Museum members are invited to join us on Saturday, November 18 at 11am for a discussion on this season's book selection. Light snacks and coffee will be provided. Share your thoughts and ideas about the book and subject with other members. Can't make it in person? A virtual option will also be provided, so you can join us from home. Not a member? JOIN TODAY! Have a question? Send us an email at membership@historymiami.org. Book selection: The Swamp: The…

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December 2023

Sangwon Jeong stands in a fighting stance with one fist in front of his chest and another in front of his body.

Workshop: Self-Defense Taekwondo

12/02/2023 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Using the foundation of Taekwondo techniques, Master Sangwon Jeong will teach basic self-defense skills during this family-friendly workshop. The first hour of the class (2:30 – 3:30) will be for children ages 7+, and adults will participate in the last hour of the workshop (3:30 – 4:30).   Adults $25, Children $15  Members receive a $5 discount  Click to RSVP In partnership with the Miami-Dade County Asian-American Advisory Board.  Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.  AccessibilityTo request materials in…

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Free Family Fun Day: Season Greetings!

12/09/2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free
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Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm, with activities from 11am to 4pm, for free things to do, learn, and experience with the whole family! Spend the afternoon exploring the history and culture of our vibrant city. Ring in the joy of the season! Join our story time corner and learn about different holiday traditions. Create your own greeting cards to share with families and friends. Experience a day of cheer as various traditions…

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Sensory Day

12/17/2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Family playing with lighted blocks in sensory room.

Sensory Days are designed for families of children, teenagers, and young adults who are neurodiverse, on the autism spectrum, have sensory processing disorders, or cognitive disabilities. We provide inclusive experiences for the whole family! Explore a touch tour of our permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida or enjoy the galleries at your own pace. Play in our sensory-inclusive room and at our interactive building blocks area. Admission to Sensory Day is  FREE with required Registration. Capacity…

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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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