Members have always played a vital role in our success. We appreciate your support now more than ever. We thank you for standing with us as we continue to serve our community during these challenging times.
HistoryMiami Museum is currently closed but we will continue to update our website – as well as post updates to our social media platforms – regarding our plans to reopen. We encourage you to stay engaged with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @historymiami.
You’re Invited: Members Only Day – October 15th
As a valued member of HistoryMiami Museum, we invite you and your guests to celebrate the re-opening of your Museum during our Members Only Day on Thursday, October 15. Remember, museum members receive complimentary admission year-round. We can’t wait to have you all back in our galleries!
Your safety is our top priority. During your visit, you’ll notice some changes to our policies and procedures meant to ensure your health and safety.
- Museum visits will be limited to two hour time slots, starting from 10 AM until 4 PM and 25 visitors per time slot.
- Visitors must wear facial coverings at all times, except children under the age of two or those who have trouble breathing due to a chronic health condition.
- Masks must be tied at the back of the head or looped around the ears. HistoryMiami will not provide visitors with masks.
- Visitors must maintain a distance of at least 6 feet (2 meters) from staff and other visitors, except for members of the same party.
- Restroom use is limited to one person or up to two family members at a time.
Discount is automatically applied at the end of the transaction.
Members Only Event James Kushlan: Seeking the American Tropics
HistoryMiami Museum members are invited to attend a talk featuring wildlife biologist and author Dr. James Kushlan as he discusses his newest book Seeking the American Tropics. This recent publication provides an enlightening journey through the geological, botanical, and zoological discoveries of iconic naturaalists who, over centuries, helped shape South Florida’s unique and diverse natural history. This event will be a guided conversation with Dr. James Kushlan, moderated by Dr. Paul George, HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian.
Member Services is please to bring this event to you and we would be delighted to have you join us virtually via Zoom on Friday, October 23rd from 6:00PM – 7:30PM.
To register for this event click here!
Never Miss a Member Discount
Create your online member account today to automatically receive free museum admission, tour, and special event discounts and exclusive access to Members Only events. All you need is your email and a unique password.
Please note that your member discount will always be applied at the end of your registration transaction or ticket purchase.
Doing Good is Good for You
In times of virtual video calls and digital team meetings, the power of community is more important now than ever. Thank you to our community of supporters for your generosity this past 2018-2019 fiscal year. Be sure to view your digital copy of the 2019 Annual Report. Donors reflected on this report contributed gifts of $50 and above to HistoryMiami Museum to support exhibitions, artistic endeavors, city tours, education, research, collections and publications. This report is made possible because of your support as loyal members and donors of HistoryMiami Museum.
Connect With Us
Every Thursday, you will receive a newsletter, #HMMOnDemand. It’s filled with wonderful videos, Miami Stories, and links to our many online resources. Stay connected with your museum, history, and community, through social media and by #HMMOnDemand.
Take a moment to visit us online and watch, read, or listen to the Miami Stories that have been shared by others in our community. Everybody has a story; we want to hear yours. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, where we’re posting new stories.
The Future of History
Each of us knows that one person, whether family member, friend, or mentor that made history come alive with stories, videos, and photographs. They inspired those around them, especially the young ones, with vivid memories of the past. They were an influencer.
If history is a valued part of your life story, and you want the story to go on, please consider a legacy gift to HistoryMiami Museum. We love history as much as you do. Call Hilda Masip at 305-375-1618 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to talk about gift planning to preserve all our memories.
Members Only Facebook Group
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Your History on Demand
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See Dr. Paul George, our artists in residence, Miami Stories shared by the community and much more!
Member since October 2018
1. Tell us about yourself and your family.Originally hailing from Jamaica, I have been in Miami since 1974. I became a naturalized citizen in 1984. I am currently retired at the moment from a clerical position with the Equality Employment Opportunity Commission.2. Why did you decide to become a HistoryMiami Museum Member?
I became a member after reading about events at the museum. I connected with Hilda Masip, who at the time was the Membership Services Manager, who then directed me to Hana Squires, the Accessibility Coordinator.
3. What are your favorite museum activities?
When the museum was open I enjoyed the walking tours, boat trips, and bus tours. The two trips that impacted me the most were going to Schnebly Redland’s Winery in Homestead, FL and the chocolate factory.
4. How has being a member of HistoryMiami Museum enriched your life?
I think it is important to know the history of where you live. I will always support the museum and would not stop being a member. I even invited another friend to join the museum along with me.
5. What is your favorite inspirational message or quote that you would like to share with members?
“If you’re not going forward by learning something every day then you are going backwards.” HistoryMiami Museum takes care of that learning
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Your Member Resources
Doing research? Love historic photographs? Need a copy of a past HistoryMiami Museum publication? Exploring your own family history? The Archives and Research Center at HistoryMiami Museum has what you need.
Your membership helps support our Collections and the conservation of the rich history of South Florida. Thank you for helping us care for our heritage.
Click here to access the great resources of the museum’s Archives and Research Center.
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Your Tequesta Journal
All current HistoryMiami Museum members have received a free digital copy of the 2019 Tequesta journal via email. This historical journal has been published since 1940 and is a great resource for local history. You can access the digital journal here.
Members, if you do not receive your digital copy via email, please contact Member Services at (305) 375-1618 or email email@example.com. A free digital copy of the 2015-2018 volumes of Tequesta journal is available upon request.
If you would like to purchase a paperback copy of Tequesta on Amazon please click here. The cost is $5.50 plus shipping (if applicable).