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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


Pirates: Treasure, Terror and Tall Tales
June 4, 2016 – October 22, 2016
Calendar of Events for Pirates: Treasure, Terror and Tall Tales



Speaker: Margaret Weller “Lady Gold Diver”
Thursday September 22nd 2016 6:30pm
The long-time treasure hunter has been salvaging Spanish galleons off the coast of Florida since the 1970s. She will share her amazing experience working as a treasure seeker and a few of her many interesting and funny stories related to her career salvaging sunken treasure.

Margaret Weller Flyer


Saturday October 15th 10am-12noon
Broward County Archaeological Society and the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History come together at Plantation Historical Museum for a Hands-on Workshop of documenting, sorting and preserving artifacts excavated from an actual Broward County archaeological site.


Speaker: Robert DePalma, Paleontologist
Thursday October 20th 2016 6:30pm
The Boca Raton native will share his experiences travelling all over the world searching and collecting the remains of dinosaurs. One of his finds, a triceratops skeleton, is currently on display at the Museum. He has been featured on the National Geographic Channel’s Dino Death Match.
Robert DePalma Flyer


Broward County Plant Affair at Plantation Heritage Park*
Saturday October 22nd 2016 9am-5pm
Sunday October 23rd 9am-4pm
This bi-annual event features local plant vendors & Master Gardeners.
*Park Admission $1.50 per person


Annual Firefighters’ BBQ at Pine Island Park
Sunday November 6th 2016 12noon – 5pm
The Plantation Historical Society will be supporting our City’s Volunteer Fire Association for their 60th Annual Barbeque.
We will have past commemorative Fire and other City landmark ornaments for sale.



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


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