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Museum of Florida History Highlights Tours
These are guided tours offered Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The tour is approximately 20 minutes long and offers visitors a time to travel from prehistoric Florida to the present. For more information, contact 850-245-6400. Museum of Florida History, free.
The Knott House Museum Tour
Although, its history can be traced as far back as the Civil War when the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, the historic house is now restored to its early 20th-century appearance when the house was occupied by politician William Knott and his wife, Luella. Mrs. Knott composed verses about many of the items in her home and hosted social gatherings. For information about tours and special events, call 922-2459. Tours offered Wednesday-Friday, on the hour at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.; Saturday tours start at 10:00 a.m. and last tour starts at 3:00 p.m., free.
Clyde Butcher Talk and Book Signing
Clyde Butcher speaks about photographing Florida's landscapes with his large-format camera. The artist will be available to sign books. Free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments served. This special talk is part of the Preserving Eden: Clyde Butcher's Florida Photographs exhibit on display at the Museum of Florida History until May 1.
2nd Saturday Program
This family-friendly program explores the history and importance of fishing throughout Florida's history. A guided tour through the Museum gallery and the Preserving Eden exhibit highlights fishing through the ages. Other activities include a fishing history hunt, a coloring station, and the opportunity to "fish" from the steamboat.
Museum of Florida History 40th Anniversary Event