History Fort Lauderdale

231 SW 2 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 - United States





Our campus on the banks of the New River includes a History Museum (housed in the 1905 New River Inn), Pioneer House Museum (1907), and the 1899 Schoolhouse Museum.

Guided tours of the entire campus are scheduled throughout the day.


The History Museum interprets South Florida history from prehistoric to the present.
Permanent exhibits in the History Museum include:

Seminole Arts & Culture

Archaeology of the New River

Dugouts to Dream Yachts - the story of boat building on the New River

Henry Flagler & FEC Railroad

The house museum is complete with period furniture, clothing, and a fully outfitted kitchen circa 1907.

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