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Museum Operating Hours
7 days 10am – 4pm
Ticket Prices & Guided Tours
are available.

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History Fort Lauderdale
offers individual, family, and business memberships. Join us, become a member today!

DONATE

Your donation will ensure the
curation, maintenance and
preservation of Fort Lauderdale’s
rich and cultural history.

BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE FOR OVER 60 YEARS!

WELCOME TO HISTORY
FORT LAUDERDALE

Since 1962, History Fort Lauderdale has brought the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. We invite you to explore the significant and inspiring people, places and events that shaped our past and continue to influence the future of our vibrant city.

BE A PART OF HISTORY
FORT LAUDERDALE

Consider the importance of what it took to get you where you are today. That is what History Fort Lauderdale is all about. The diverse group of people, the events, the challenges and the successes. Throughout over 100 years of growth, Fort Lauderdale shines as a destination people around the world are eager to reach. Join us, become a member and be part of History Fort Lauderdale today.

Consider the importance of what it took to get you where you are today..”

EVENTS/NEWS

Florida Scribes & Stories Family Fun Day

Florida Scribes & Stories Family Fun Day

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present a free Family Fun Day, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, February 24. The day will feature kid-friendly activities...

Women Trailblazers Opening Reception 2024

Women Trailblazers Opening Reception 2024

 History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale are proud to announce this year’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change - Broward County” presented by UKG honorees: Arlene Pecora, president and CEO of Signature Grand, Jenni Morejon, president and CEO of...

Black Art, Black Artists Shaping Tomorrow’s History

Black Art, Black Artists Shaping Tomorrow’s History

“Black Art, Black Artists Shaping Tomorrow’s History,” a new fine art exhibit, will anchor History Fort Lauderdale’s Black History Month showcase. An annual homage, this new installment will feature works for show and sale from Dillard Center for the Arts’ Advanced...

Tours, Education, Artists & More

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Schedule Your Group Tour

A guided leisurely stroll through the early days of Fort Lauderdale along the New River. Tours includes admission to the museums.

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Education/Field Trips

Plan a field trip to the History Fort Lauderdale and experience our various interactive and educational programs.

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Our Vision for 2023

The vision of History Fort Lauderdale’s 60th Anniversary year is for a new 30,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art museum located in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.

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Artists-in-Residence

Visit our six Artists-in-Residence studios on the 3rd floor of the New River Inn. Artist guided tours are available every day.

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A PERFECT VENUE

New River Inn Museum of History is a beautiful and unique Fort Lauderdale wedding venue nestled in the heart of Riverwalk Park on the New River. If you’re planning a grand and lavish party for 200 or an intimate gathering of 50, the understated elegance of this 1905 hotel is an exquisite sene for creating timeless memories. 

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To purchase admission or RSVP for a tour visit us at:

231 SW 2nd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

CALL US!

954-463-4431

EMAIL:

info@historyfortlauderdale.org

MUSEUM
OPERATING HOURS

7 Days a Week
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Guided Tours

Docent guided tours –
daily at 1, 2 & 3 pm
Walking tours – available upon special request

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FREE admission to individuals and families presenting a SNAP EBT card and a valid form of photo ID.

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