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Collier Museum at Government Center

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3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
(239) 252-8476

November 2018

Captain John Horr – Marco Pioneer

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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The Southwest Florida Archaeological Society presents Captain John Horr - Marco Pioneer.   Union Civil War veteran and successful businessman, John F. Horr purchased a "shell mound island" near Caxambas in 1877 to grow pineapples for his wholesale grocery business. A residence was built for him on the island, along with a school for the children of…

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Stories of the Paradise Coast

Stories of the Paradise Coast

November 17 - November 18
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Unknown, overlooked, untold, or simply forgotten. Until now! Southwest Florida’s hidden treasure of local stories that reveal the depth of culture and breadth of diversity inherent in our community will glitter and shine for two days of family fun November 17 and 18 at the Collier Museum at Government Center. Stories of the Paradise Coast…

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Homeschool Program: Local Plants

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Local Plants.…

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December 2018

Preschool Program: Micco, A Seminole Indian Boy

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "Micco, A Seminole Indian Boy" by Vernam…

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Cultural Conversations: The Seminole Influence in Southwest Florida

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Dr. Andrew Frank is an ethnohistorian who specializes on the history of the Florida Seminoles and the Native South.   He is currently finishing a book-length manuscript on the history of the Florida Seminoles tentatively entitled Those Who Camp at a Distance: The Seminoles and Indians of Florida. Dr. Frank is currently an Allen Morris Associate…

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Homeschool Program: Plant Medicine

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Plant Medicine.…

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