Calendar of Events
Historical Museum

Preserving Yesterday For Tomorrow

Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Plantation Historical Museum to preserve the history of the City of Plantation.

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Plantation Historical Museum
511 North Fig Tree Lane
Plantation, FL 33317

John Feeney, Museum Curator

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM (closed noon to 1:00 PM for lunch)
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM (closed noon to 1:00 PM for lunch)
Friday 12 noon – 4:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (closed noon to 1:00 PM for lunch)
Sunday    Closed

Schools, clubs and organizations by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Free Admission

Museum Events and Meetings

New Exhibit:  Florida Firsts and Pioneers


General Meetings:

*Thursday, April 28, 2016    6:30 pm
Speaker Rae Carole Armstrong: Former Plantation Mayor and Council Member



Morse Day
Saturday, April 30, 2016   10:00 am – 3:00 am
The Plantation Historical Museum and the Florida Chapter of the Morse Telegraph Club celebrate Samuel F.B. Morse’s invention on the anniversary of his birthday

  • See working telegraph equipment
  • Actual live communication by telegraph to and from other cities
  • Learn about the telegraph and how it changed our world
  • Try your hand at sending Morse Code
  • Antique and vintage telegraph equipment on display

Broward County Plant Affair
Plantation Heritage Park
Saturday, May 7, 2016   9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 8, 2016   9:00 am to 4:00 pm
(Mother’s Day Weekend)
“This is the 40th bi-annual event which benefits the Plantation Historical Museum”



Also on display:
Everglades Diorama showing the “Many Faces of the Everglades”
History of City of Plantation exhibit
Fire Dept. memorabilia including the City’s first fire engine
Artwork by Kevin Wakefield
Ice Age exhibit featuring bones & fossils from Florida
Cheryl the Triceratops, dinosaur skeleton
Seminole and Tequesta display

For meetings and programs see the Plantation Historical Society’s page


City History Timeline – 1906 to present

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