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Henry Ford in Florida

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

Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a talk by Brent Newman, Chief Curator at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. He will be discussing Henry Ford and his time and activities in Florida. The automotive innovator purchased his Ft. Myers home, "the Mangoes," in 1916. Along with his friends Thomas […]

Preschool Program: Florida Road Trip

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

Your little one will be transported back to the retro age of Florida road trips, featuring crafts inspired by classic Florida road side attractions and your favorite car games. Inspired by the Collier Museum at Government Center's special exhibit, From the Great Lakes to the Sunshine State: Exploring the History of U.S. 41. RSVP is […]

Animals of the Everglades Family Day

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

Stop by the Collier Museum at Government Center for a fun exploration of the animals and birds that live in the Everglades. We’ll have crafts, games, and activities for the whole family. Drop in from 11am to 2pm – no reservations necessary.

Homeschool Day

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

We’re excited to announce Collier County Museums’ new Homeschool Day program! Three times a year, we will be hosting a day where homeschoolers of all ages will be able to come for free educational programming geared toward their specific age groups. We will have preschool, 1st-3rd, 4th-5th, and middle/early high school appropriate activities based on […]

Research and Removal of Burmese Pythons in Southwestern Florida

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

Did you know that the largest Burmese python found in Florida was captured in Collier County this summer? The 215-pound snake was a member of an invasive species that is being captured and studied by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A wildlife biologist for the Conservancy will be discussing their python program. Established in 2013, […]

Exploring Ancient Pottery of Florida Workshop

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

Get your hands dirty at our pottery workshop! Explore the pottery styles of the ancient peoples of Florida and the ways that archeologists use and identify them. Everyone will get a chance to construct their own pottery masterpiece. Spots are limited and RSVP is required. For adults and children ages 12 and up.

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“All About Masks” Family Day

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

We’re getting ready for Halloween by exploring masks from around the world and making our own. We’ll have crafts, games, and activities for the whole family. Drop in from 11am to 2pm – no reservations necessary.

Movies at Sunset: It Happened One Night

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

In celebration of our Route 41 exhibit, enjoy the classic road trip film "It Happened One Night." We'll be showing it outside, under the stars on the museum’s lawn - bring your own chairs and snacks. We'll supply the free popcorn. Clark Cable and Claudette Colbert star in this classic movie directed by Frank Capra. […]

Road Trip Family Day

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

In celebration of our Route 41 exhibit, we’re heading on a historic road trip and celebrating the open road! Head down the museum highway with us with crafts, games, and activities for the whole family. Drop in from 11am to 2pm – no reservations necessary.

Movies at Sunset: Love Bug

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

In celebration of our Route 41 exhibit, enjoy the classic car film "The Love Bug." We'll be showing it outside, under the stars on the museum’s lawn - bring your own chairs and snacks. We'll supply the free popcorn. This family friendly movie from 1969 stars a quirky Volkswagen Beetle named Herbie which has a […]