Collection Highlights

Visual Materials

The HistoryMiami Museum's collections are particularly strong in visual materials, especially prints and photographs. The photography archive forms the foundation of the HistoryMiami Center for PhotographyLearn more

Munroe, Ralph Middleton. Miami River, 1884. Ralph Munroe Collection, HistoryMiami, 18A.

Woodrow W. Wilkins Archives of Architectural Records

Architectural collections document the Miami region's built environment. Although the region's buildings are relatively "new," mostly dating from the twentieth century, they include world famous architecture. Learn more

Museum Artifacts

Objects from the Museum's artifacts collection may be consulted in the Research Center. Artifacts held by the Museum range from pre-Colombian pieces to contemporary items, such as tools, furniture, boats, aviation materials, clothing, musical instruments and religious objects. The collection includes over 37,000 items, mostly from the twentieth century, and an additional 550 cubic feet of archaeological material. Learn more