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Museum of the Everglades

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105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
(239) 252-5026

January 2020

Closing Reception: Everglades Americana – The Art of Dick Jay

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
Free
Dick Jay workshop

Join us for a closing reception for our exhibit Everglades Americana – The Art of Dick Jay   About the Exhibit When asked to describe his art, long-time Everglades area resident Dick Jay provides a one-word response: “Americana.” Born and raised in Michigan, Mr. Jay – a Korean War Veteran who flew with the Flying Tigers 74th Fighter Squadron – first spotted the Everglades City area from above while flying training missions from Eglin Air Force Base on Florida’s panhandle.…

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February 2020

Mid-Month Movie Night – “Follow That Dream” (1962)

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
Free
Follow That Dream Movie Cover

Join us for our Mid-Month Movie Night at Museum of the Everglades! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a free movie and light refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Museum of the Everglades. This month’s movie is “Follow That Dream” (1962) starring Elvis Presley. A family of vagabonds makes their home on a Florida beach after their car breaks down. What follows includes tangles with gangsters, social workers and government officials.

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Hunting party in the Everglades

From Pioneers to Presidents—History & Heritage Week at Museum of the Everglades

February 17 - February 21
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States

Join us for five days of events, talks, demonstrations, and activities exploring the unique character and culture of our region and its inhabitants – from its storied past to the challenges of the future.   President’s Day Picnic Monday, February 17 • 10:00 am-2:00 pm Join us for patriotic family fun at McLeod Park with field day activities, hot dogs & soda! Stop by the Museum to learn how many US Presidents have visited Everglades City!     Annual Marjory…

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March 2020

Mid-Month Movie Night – “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid” (2011)

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
Free
Mega Pyhton vs Gatoroid cover

Join us for our Mid-Month Movie Night at Museum of the Everglades! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a free movie and light refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Museum of the Everglades. This month’s movie is “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid” (2011). Monster snakes battle a mutant alligator in the Everglades while rival scientists played by former pop-stars Tiffany and Debbie Gibson save the planet.

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Third Thursday Lecture: The Python Problem—How Bad Is It and What Can Be Done?

March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
Free
Tony Pernas holding snake in Big Cypress National Preserve

Join us for a no-nonsense look at the damage being done to the Everglades ecosystem by invasive Burmese pythons and the efforts to address the problem by park professionals and private citizens. Presented by Tony Pernas, Chief of Resource Management for the Big Cypress National Preserve.

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April 2020

Third Thursday Lecture: Dynamite, Dredges, & Determination–Building the Tamiami Trail

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
Free
Tamiami Trail dredge

Building a road across the Everglades in the 1920s was a monumental task requiring massive amounts of materials, manpower, machinery, and money to finance it. Explore the story of this modern marvel with us.

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Tamiami Trail Celebration

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Museum of the Everglades, 105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
Free
tamiami trail arch

Join us for classic cars, live music, birthday cake and our 2nd Annual Laundry Cart Races!

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