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Community Day

  • HistoryMiami Museum 101 West Flagler Street Miami, FL, 33130 United States (map)
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It is important to learn about our city's history. Knowing our past can provide us with a greater understanding of the present and future.

The Museum will be free and open to the public on May 1st for all community members to attend and learn about our city’s history. Tours of the permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams will be available at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Did you know that the history of South Florida began more than 10,000 years ago? It started with the arrival of prehistoric Indians and continues to the multicultural metropolis of today. Throughout the ages, the story has been characterized by arrivals–the immigration of people from many different places and cultures into the region. These varied peoples brought their dreams with them and remade South Florida over and over again to fulfill those dreams. They also adapted to the region’s subtropical environment, interacted with other cultures in South Florida, and, in the process, changed into something new and unusual. This is their story and we want to share it with you.

No reservation or RSVP required, you can just show up.

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Accessibility Information: The museum seeks to make this event as accessible as possible to individuals of all different abilities and needs, and will provide the following accommodations: accessible parking, accessibility for anyone with mobility issues, moveable seating for people with disabilities, and a service animal friendly environment.

To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact Hana Squires, Accessibility Coordinator, at accessibility@historymiami.org or call (305) 375-1621 at least two weeks in advance of your visit to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).