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Reception for “Art of the Dig”

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

We are celebrating the opening of the exhibition "Art of the Dig: Wells Sawyer's Watercolors". Light refreshments will be provided.

Marco Island Historical Society “Florida Talks” — Gary McKechnie: What in the World? How Walt Created Disney World

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

When Walt Disney realized cheap tourist traps were enveloping Disneyland, he began a nationwide search for enough land to hold every dream he could imagine. What happened next would require a heightened degree of CIA-level secrecy for Disney’s undercover team, who launched a misinformation campaign that included dummy corporations and secret transactions.  You will be […]

School’s Out, Museums are IN!

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

Do you want to be the very best (at Collier County history) like no one ever was? This year for School’s Out, Museums are IN, we are getting into the trading card game! Every Saturday from June 4th to August 6th, we will be releasing a special trading card at one of our five museums […]

Reception for Birds of Paradise

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

Come meet the artist, Inez Hudson, painter of the Birds of Paradise. Light food and refreshments will be available, courtesy of the Marco Island Historical Society.

Pirate Day

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

Avast, ye mateys! Come learn about pirates and their history on Marco Island. Come for games, fun, and to earn your pirate name! There will be prizes! There will be silliness! This event is geared to kids and families. Camps, homeschool groups, and other kids organizations are welcomed. We ask large groups to call in […]

Pinhole Cameras: A Kids and Teens Activity

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

Build your own camera and make photos! Taking photos used to be a very manual process that involved many steps. Learn how photographers, like Saloma Olds, made their photos. Then recreate some of the same steps she took. This activity is well-suited for older kids and teens, ages 8-18.