HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history as the unique crossroads of the Americas. We accomplish this through education, research, collections, exhibitions, city tours and publications.
Tropical Dreams: A People's History of South Florida
Explore 12,000 years of South Florida history as you wander through the permanent exhibition. Climb aboard a 1920s trolley and take a video tour of historic downtown Miami, Miami Beach and Coral Gables. View photographs of the African American community of Overtown, a Haitian boat, and a Cuban raft that brought refugees to Miami.
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