Florida Keys History & Discovery Center

82100 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 - United States

305-922-2237

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Keys History & Discovery Center is a 7,500 square foot facility offering two floors of exhibits, a 35-seat movie theater, and the Jerry Wilkinson Research Library. The Discovery Center’s first floor focuses on a series of permanent exhibits exploring the vast history associated with the Upper Keys and includes: Legends of the Line, First People, 1733 Treasure Fleet, Pirates, Wreckers, and Salvage, Indian Key, Henry Flagler’s Over-Sea Railway, Stories of the Upper Keys, and 1935 Labor Day Hurricane.

Also on the first floor is the permanent exhibit, Coral Reef Exploration, which features three aquariums, educational storyboards, interactive kiosks, video monitors and a game geared to children. The exhibit focuses on providing both a beautiful and educational view of our unique coral reef ecosystem and the challenges it faces.

On the second floor, a state-of-the-art movie theater shows documentaries about the building of Flagler’s Railway and the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane.

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Keys History & Discovery Center is a 7,500 square foot facility offering two floors of exhibits, a 35-seat movie theater, and the Jerry Wilkinson Research Library. The Discovery Center’s first floor focuses on a series of permanent exhibits exploring the vast history associated with the Upper Keys and includes: Legends of the Line, First People, 1733 Treasure Fleet, Pirates, Wreckers, and Salvage, Indian Key, Henry Flagler’s Over-Sea Railway, Stories of the Upper Keys, and 1935 Labor Day Hurricane.

Also on the first floor is the permanent exhibit, Coral Reef Exploration, which features three aquariums, educational storyboards, interactive kiosks, video monitors and a game geared to children. The exhibit focuses on providing both a beautiful and educational view of our unique coral reef ecosystem and the challenges it faces.

On the second floor, a state-of-the-art movie theater shows documentaries about the building of Flagler’s Railway, 1935 Labor Day Hurricane, and the Life and Times of Dr. Henry Perrine.

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