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Current Exhibits

Everglades — the Fisherman’s Paradise: Luring Anglers to Florida for Over a Century

November 30, 2021 – February 27, 2022

Museum of the Everglades

This exhibit tells the story of Everglades City’s evolution from a secret fishing hole known only to locals and a few wealthy Northerners in the late 1800s to a highly desirable destination for world class sportfishing today. The guides, the gear, and the area’s influence on the industry are discussed along with Barron Collier’s discovery, branding, and promotion of the town as Fisherman’s Paradise.

All Collier County Museum locations offer free admission.

My Home

December 14, 2021 – January 29, 2022

Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch

The Immokalee Pioneer Museum invites you to take in My Home an exhibit displaying street photographs on life in the town of Immokalee. PPL Visuals, a group of photographers native to Immokalee, capture moments in time that allow the viewer to examine and reflect a view on daily life. These photographs are directly from their eyes as they see their hometown as “a peaceful chaos”, a place of cultures, unity, and endless potential put aside.

All Collier County Museum locations offer free admission.

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Picture Perfect: Marco Island in Postcards

October 12 – January 22, 2022

Marco Island Historical Museum

This exhibit will explore the Marco Island Historical Society’s postcard collection. Visitors will see highlights of Marco Island’s tourism industry over time and how visitors and marketers viewed the island.

All Collier County Museum locations offer free admission.

Close up view of a turquoise bel air car door

Fabulous Fins & Fenders

September 4 – December 31, 2021

Naples Depot Museum

Take a drive down memory lane with the Naples Depot Museum’s special exhibit, Fabulous Fins & Fenders! This photo series highlights images from the museum collection featuring the classic cars of yesteryear that could be seen driving around our region. From the earliest Tin Lizzies to the mid-century cruisers, come along for a ride to a simpler time in southwest Florida.

All Collier County Museum locations offer free admission.

1930s Christmas Card that says Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season Barron Collier

A Cottage Christmas

November 23 – January 8, 2022

Collier Museum at Government Center

Visit the Naples Cottage at the Collier Museum at Government Center to celebrate the holidays in vintage style. We are exploring some of 20th Century holiday traditions represented in our collections and decorating our historic house in festive decor.

All Collier County Museum locations offer free admission.