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Event Series Preschool Program

Preschool Program: Beachy Keen

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL, United States

We’re celebrating the special exhibit “Just Beachy” with a beach-themed preschool party! We’ll be enjoying a themed story time, taking part in some sand and water sensory play, and learning about the critters who live on our beautiful beaches. This program is ideal for ages 3-5.RSVP below or call 239-252-8242 to ensure there are enough […]

Big Cypress Wilderness Wednesdays at Museum of the Everglades

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City, United States

The Big Cypress National Preserve is partnering with the Museum of the Everglades to bring you Wilderness Wednesdays, a lecture series hosted at the museum every Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Join us for a series of talks from January through April presented by our National Park Service on a variety of topics.

Paved With Good Intentions: How the Road Through the Everglades Harmed the Seminole and Miccosukee

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City, United States

While we celebrate the construction of the Tamiami Trail as a “miracle of modern engineering” that connected Florida’s coast and opened Southwest Florida to tourism, we often fail to acknowledge the reality that there were indigenous people living in the lands the road was built through. The Tamiami Trail not only displaced the native population, […]

Earth Day!

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee, FL, United States

Join us at The Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch to participate in an eco-friendly workshop consisting of planting trees and discover sustainable practices with like-minded individuals. Together let’s inspire change and nurture our appreciation for Earth Day.

Event Series Homeschool Days

Spring Homeschool Day 2024

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee, FL, United States

A Land Remembered and The Yearling, two of Florida’s most beloved literary treasures, describe in vivid detail the struggle to survive in pioneer-era Florida. Immokalee Pioneer Museum is on the historic homesteading property of the Roberts family, early pioneers of Immokalee who had to rely on each other and the small community around them to […]

Tamiami Trail Anniversary Celebration / Museum Birthday Party

Museum of the Everglades 105 Broadway Ave W, Everglades City, United States

This combination celebration of the 76th Anniversary of the Completion of the Tamiami Trail and the “birthday” of Museum of the Everglades (opened on the 70th Anniversary of the Trail in 1998) is a fun-filled afternoon with live music, complimentary hot dogs, and the only laundry cart races in the country! Join us early for […]

Cinco De Mayo

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee, FL, United States

Likely first observed in the United States by Mexican miners living in California, Cinco de Mayo has evolved from a celebration of Mexico's victory at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 to a celebration of Mexican-American culture. Join us in celebrating this culture's presence and influence in Immokalee with activities, crafts, and foods sure to […]

Save Your Stuff: How to Protect Your Family’s Treasures from a Hurricane

Marco Island Historical Museum 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island, FL, United States

The impact hurricanes like Irma and Ian have had are immeasurable, with the livelihood and infrastructure damage taking center stage in the aftermath. There is another kind of loss that occurs after a hurricane though, and that is the loss of beloved family treasures. Visit the Collier County Museums at the locations, dates and times […]

Where Every Route’s The Scenic Route: A History of Florida Road Trips

Florida has been a beloved destination long before the “road trip” existed, but it was the age of the automobile which cemented us as an attainable vacation option. As more tourists of all social classes drove their way down our state, a new kind of tourist industry began to develop to welcome them. Join Curator […]

Preschool Program: Little Architects

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL, United States

Your little one will build up their building skills with this preschool-friendly introduction to architecture! Join us for a story time and hands-on activities, including designing their own structures and experimenting with different building materials.