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Event and Temporary Exhibit Calendar

Wine and Cheese Curator’s Tour
February 12, 2016 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Treat a loved one to an early Valentine’s Day celebration with this special, semi-private Curator’s Tour where guests will enjoy three different stations of wine and cheese while discovering interesting architectural and exhibit tidbits that one may not find at first glance. Reservations and required and space is limited. $20 for Museum Members and $25 for non-Members. Place your reservation by calling 850-487-1902.

Lunch and Learn: Remembering Paradise Park
February 19, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Enjoy lunch with author Lu Vickers as she explores the history of Paradise Park, a Florida tourist attraction near Silver Springs specifically for African American patrons. Vickers is one of the authors of Remembering Paradise Park: Tourism and Segregation at Silver Springs. The book will be available to purchase and Vickers will sign copies. Bring your own lunch or order your box lunch at 850-487-1902. Box lunches are $5 for Museum Members and $10 for non-Members.

Field Trip to Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
March 5, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
You will not want to miss this exciting opportunity to experience one of Florida’s beautiful state parks first hand. This excursion begins with an exclusive tour of the Museum’s new exhibit, followed by a trolley ride to Wakulla Springs. While having lunch at the historic Wakulla Springs Lodge, guests will enjoy a special presentation about recent archaeological research at the Springs. Lunch is followed by an ecological boat tour. Lunch, the boat tour, and transportation to and from the state park is included in the fee. Registration and pre-payment is required. Registration ends February 19, 2016. Space is limited to 25 participants. $25 for Museum Members and $30 for non-Members. Call 850-487-1902 to register.

The Story of Florida’s State Parks Three-Part Documentary
Join us in the Museum’s Theatre to learn more about the history of Florida’s state parks as shown in this 2009 documentary produced by WPBT2 of Miami.
Part I: Wednesday, April 6 & Saturday, April 9 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Part II: Wednesday, April 13 & Saturday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Part III: Wednesday, April 20 & Saturday, April 23 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

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Museum Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays
Noon - 4:30 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Christmas Day

Free Admission
(donations appreciated)