History Fort Lauderdale

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

954-463-4431

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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.

Exhibits

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

Seminole Indian Wars

Archaeology of the New River

Military History

Henry Flagler & FEC Railroad

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

Location

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