Florida Keys History & Discovery Center May 20

Florida Keys Discovery Center in Islamorada
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Date(s) - Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Florida Keys History & Discovery Center


The Keys History & Discovery Center Saturday, May 20


Our May Road Trip takes us to Islamorada for an adventure into the history and culture of the Florida Keys.

The Keys History & Discovery Center occupies a two-story facility encompassing 7,500 square feet. The ground floor explores unique ecology of the Florida Keys as well as the incredible history associated with the island chain — especially the history of the Upper Keys. The second floor will host a series of traveling exhibitions reflecting upon the nature, art or history of the Florida Keys.

The geographic emphasis is on the Upper Keys, but will encompass other areas to tell the stories in a way that will preserve our history in a meaningful, educational and entertaining manner. Major themes of interest are the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane, the Flagler Railroad, as well as our fishing and maritime heritage. We will regularly host exhibits and special events, as well as undertake projects that fit with our mission and vision.

The Keys History & Discovery Center features a 35-seat state-of-the-art movie theater and the Jerry Wilkinson Research Library.

General Admission: $12. Seniors: $10. Children 13 and under are free.

The Discovery Center is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and is located at 82100 Overseas Highway, MM 82, on the property of the Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost. Contact us at 305-922-2237.


We will meet up at the  84 Diner,  11432 West State Road 84 and depart at 9a.m. It is a 2 hour ride and we should arrive in Islamorada about 11a.m.


Just down the street is Ma’s Fish Camp, a place the locals know well, for a fresh fish sandwich or burger. Within walking distance of Ma’s restaurant is the Florida Keys Brewery, a great place to have a cold brew and relax.

Ma's Fish Camp menu


RSVP are closed for this event.

  • Mark Gilbert
  • John Morris
  • Gary Koester
  • Lou Marett
  • Doug Quara
  • Robert Maurer
  • Keith and Mary Parker
  • Jim Innes
  • Blas Rolando
  • Jason and Rick Wilczek
  • Jeff Cooper
  • Robert Burr
  • Karl Johnson

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