Museum Day Hours of Operation: Guided House Tours are provided at 1, 2, and 3pm. ‐ Guided House Tours are provided at 1, 2, and 3pm.
Stranahan House is the oldest building in Broward County, Florida. The Stranahan House was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, Fort Lauderdale’s founding father, and his wife Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, the area’s first school teacher. The house has served as a trading post, post office, community center, town hall and home to the Stranahans. The Stranahan House has stood at the center of Fort Lauderdales growth since it was built and played a significant role in the economic and social life of this community.
The mission of the Historic Stranahan House Museum is to tell the story of the birth of our community through the lives of two extraordinary people and the homestead they created, and to serve as an enduring legacy for historic preservation.
This is the story of a family, a house, and a city. This is where it all began.
Guided House Tours are provided at 1, 2, and 3pm. Guests can only visit the House with a guided tour. Advance registration is not required.
This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone.
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