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Second Saturday Family Programs

Second Saturday Family Programs

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

2nd Saturday Family Programs at the Museum of Florida History offer hands-on history for every member of the family. The program, admission, and parking are free.

September 09, 2017

2nd Saturday Family Program
This month's theme is Artifact Conservation. Tour the Museum of Florida History with an educator who will spotlight conserved artifacts throughout the museum, describing the HOWS and WHYS of conservation and preservation. Learn about different methods used to bring artifacts from the past to the present. The Bureau of Archaeological Research Conservation Lab will have hands-on items to further explore the conservation process.


October 14, 2017

2nd Saturday Family Program
This month's theme is Exploring Archives. Celebrate National Archives Month with this fun program highlighting the role of archives in preserving our past and informing the future. The Museum of Florida History and the State Archives of Florida staff will talk about how archives are used to as part of Museum exhibits. Families and children are invited to create their own primary document recording their museum experience to share with people in the future!