Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm, with activities starting at noon, for free things to do, learn, and experience with the whole family! Spend the whole day exploring the history and culture or our vibrant city. Family Fun Days are from 10am to 5pm with activities are from 12pm to 4pm.
Cultures of the Middle East
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural diversity of the Middle East! During this jam-packed day, enjoy instrument demonstrations and performances by Iranian musician Reza Filsoofi and dance along at workshops by MECA Dance Ensemble. Try delicious Persian cuisine and learn about the vibrant folkloric traditions of the Middle East through hands-on craft activities.
In Partnership with the
History is Fun!
Join us for an exciting day exploring history. Discover fossils, pirates, and pioneers with a 2 PM tour of our permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida. Be part of the Miami Dade County History Day Competition, and see presentations from students about world, national, and/or state history and its relevance.
Click here for more information on the History Day Competition, including details, guidelines, rules and procedures.
In Partnership with:
Family Fun Day: Mighty Women
Celebrate International Women’s Day with us! Take a tour of our permanent exhibition at 11:00 am or 2:00 pm that will highlight the extraordinary accomplishments women made in shaping Miami’s history. Enjoy craft activities, storytelling, and more!
Experience our new exhibition Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities. Learn about the history of the LGBTQ+ communities in Miami with our highlight’s tours at 11am and 2pm. Join our story time with one of Miami’s favorite bearded drag queen Miss Latina at 1pm and 3pm. Take part in our Community Mural: Love Makes a Family and play in our interactive building blocks station.
Come experience a day of fun-filled activities. Enjoy a variety of arts and crafts including painting, drawing, beading and more. Discover your inner artists and learn about the power of creativity during story time as we read Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood at 11am and 3pm.
Piracy began more than 2000 years ago, when sea robbers started flocking around the trading routes. Learn about the pirates that sailed the waters in South Florida and make your very own pirate hat and flag.
Happy Birthday Miami
Miami is celebrating its 123rd birthday and you are invited! Enjoy a day of fun-filled activities with story time, crafts, and more. Learn about our city’s history when you join a guided tour of our permanent exhibition at 11am and 3pm.
Back to School!
As we get ready to go back to school, go back in time and connect with our city’s unique past. Step in to the shoes of a history detective with our scavenger hunt. Meet Julia Tuttle, Henry Flagler, and other great historical figures as our educators bring history to life with 11AM, 2PM, and 3PM tours in our permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida.
Teachers: sign-up for a free teacher membership for the year.
Enter our raffle for a chance to win one of the following prizes:
1. Guided 2-hour tour at the museum for up to 30 students of any age.
2. Professional development session training for up to 20 teachers for 4 hours.
3. Colorful basket of school supplies.
Must be 18 or older to enter. One entry per adult. Drawing will be held the following Monday, August 13. Winners will be contacted and will need to confirm no later than Wednesday, August 14. If there is no response, a new winner will be chosen.
*** The Walter Mercado exhibition is not open to the public on Family Fun Days.
*** Family Fun Day programming is subject to change without notice. La programación pare el Día de Diversión de Familia (Family Fun Day) está sujeta a cambios sin previo aviso.
Family Fun Days are possible with the support of the Miami Dade County Department of Cultural affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Board of County Commissioners, the Miami Downtown Development Authority and Jackson Health System.
By entering the premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or any other purpose by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) and its affiliates and representatives. You release HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) or the person or entity designated to do so by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the premise.