HistoryMiami, formerly known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, was founded in 1940 by a group of famous Miamians including George Merrick and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Its mission is to connect people by telling the stories of Miami’s communities, individuals, places and events. And now HistoryMiami is in a new space at the Miami-Dade Cultural Center that’s twice the size. We focus on that and an exciting new acquisition for HistoryMiami that any institution could want for its permanent collection.
South Florida’s permanent exhibits successfully educate, entertain and inform, and continue to make their imprint on the area’s culture.
Presidents Day is well known as a great day for discount sales, but if you want to celebrate with your family in a more traditional way and possibly learn a little bit about history at the same time, there are many places in South Florida to check out.
Among skyscrapers and cranes in Downtown Miami, archaeologists have been quietly working on a secret dig. Bob Carr with the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy finally spilled the details this week on what he’s been so busy doing since November.
Fourteen people made the inaugural cut, including Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder) and Barbara Walters. See who else made the list honoring Miamians who shine.
Major U.S. cities can be expensive for residents and tourists alike. It important to know how to find events in Miami that are big on entertainment and easy on the wallet. Check out the best budget events happening in your area.
Explore Women’s History Month in Miami at these locations and discover the local and global conquerers of the proverbial glass ceiling.