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History Fort Lauderdale

  • Address 231 SW 2 Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
  • Hours
    12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
    9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Phone 954-463-4431

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History Fort Lauderdale operates three museums and a research library on the New River in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. The buildings on its campus represent the oldest remaining architecture in Broward County. History Fort Lauderdale's main museum exhibits Seminole culture, archaeology, Great Gatsby-era fashion, America at War, and Henry Flagler's railroad. The Pioneer House Museum is interpreted to 1907, with period furnishings and photos, including antique dolls, toys, and a hands-on activity room. The Schoolhouse Museum is interpreted to 1899, complete with period wooden desks and McGuffey Readers. History Fort Lauderdale stewards artifacts from prehistoric through present day; a collection which includes 400,000 historic photographs, 5,000 architectural blueprints, 2,500 historic maps, and 100,000 3D objects.

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