FREE Family Fun Days
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.
Saturday Feb 11, 2017
Do you like to dig in the dirt? Put pieces together? Figure out stories from clues and riddles? Join HistoryMiami Museum and the Florida Public Archaeology Network for family fun exploring Florida’s past! Learn about Florida’s history through hands on activities and demonstrations. Interact with real fossils and meet an archaeologist at 1pm and 3pm. Explore how this information helps us understand how people lived in the past!
Saturday Mar 11, 2017
Miami is abuzz with art, artists, and art aficionados. Become an artist, get messy, and let your brilliance shine as you produce an original masterpiece using a variety of mediums from our art corner. Take part in our community mural activity. Enjoy music, storytelling, and more.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the city! Enjoy craft activities, storytelling, interactive building stations, and more for children of all abilities. Join us for an inclusive gallery tour and learn how Miami became the city it is today!
Saturday June 10, 2017
Enjoy a day of various weather related fun-filled activities with crafts, story time, and more. Learn how to make an emergency supply kit. Join a guided tour at 1PM of our new exhibition Hurricane Andrew: 25 Years Later and discover one of the largest hurricanes to ever impact South Florida.
Saturday July 8, 2017
Join local storytellers and celebrate reading with a day of stories. Create your own book and discover Miami’s own story on a tour of our permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida.
Saturday August 12, 2017
Did you know that Miami used to be called Fort Dallas? Connect with our city’s unique past as you step into the shoes of a history detective with our scavenger hunt. Meet some of Miami’s greatest historical figures. Enjoy craft activities, storytelling and more!
Saturday September 9, 2017
From rainforests, to sports, to animals, and even carnival, Brazil is a cornucopia of color, and majesty! Join us for a celebration of all-things Brazil. Learn about the multifaceted history of this country while enjoying a wide range of activities.
Saturday, October 14
Celebrate Mexico’s vibrant traditions with Ameyal Mexican Cultural Organization! Experience live interactive performances (at 1PM and 3PM) by this amazing music and dance ensemble and our Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) display. Enjoy a jam-packed day of traditional cuisine, costumes, craft activities, storytelling, and an interactive music corner, all inspired by Mexican culture.
Wild About Weather
Saturday, November 11
Join us for an introduction to the often-wacky world of weather. Discover the ins and out of how weather works: sunshine, rain, storms, and wind. Check out our exhibition Hurricane Andrew: 25 Years Later to learn how weather has affected people in South Florida. Try your hand at crafts activities and be part of our story time while we read Oh Say Can You Say What’s the Weather Today?
*** HistoryMiami will not be hosting its monthly Family Fun Day and weekend programming on December 8, 9, and 10 due to the Miami Street Photography Festival.
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 The Miami Foundation.
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