Museum Members: $65, Non-Members: $75
Meet at Island Queen Docks at Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
Cruise along the Miami River with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian Dr. Paul George and Miami Waterkeeper’s Executive Director and Waterkeeper Dr. Rachel Silverstein. Reflect upon the history of this important waterway from the late 19th century. Learn about current water issues that have impacted coastal South Florida and how you can help to build a resilient Miami.
Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami Museum.
The Museum will be chartering the Sunset Lady from Island Queen Cruises, which will be docked at Miamarina at Bayside Marketplace.
The Island Queen Sunset Lady is a 40’ motorized Corinthian Catamaran. The vessel is a partially covered, open air vessel with bench seating. The restroom or ‘head’ onboard may not be accessible to those with limited mobility or patrons who use a wheelchair. To access the head, one most step down a couple of steps. The Sunset Lady has a maximum capacity of 40 people.
Water and soda service included in ticket price. Additional light snacks and drinks available for purchase from Island Queen Cruises.
Rachel Silverstein, Ph.D., Executive Director & Waterkeeper at Miami Waterkeeper
Rachel Silverstein joined Miami Waterkeeper as Executive Director & Waterkeeper in June of 2014. Prior to joining MWK, Rachel was a Knauss Sea Grant Fellow and Professional Staff for the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard in Washington, DC. She got SCUBA certified at 14 and has been a diver ever since. Rachel received a Ph.D. in the Department of Marine Biology and Fisheries from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science in 2012. Her research focused on the effect of climate change on reef corals, funding in part by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, for which she used genetic methods to answer ecological questions. Rachel graduated cum laude in 2006 from Columbia University with a B.S. degree in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology.
Paul George, Ph.D., Resident Historian
For over three decades, HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian Dr. Paul S. George has toured his way to local, national, and international acclaim with his continuing series of historic tours. Through walking, coach, and boat tour experiences, Dr. George has welcomed tour participants on a memorable journey of South Florida through its historic neighborhoods, landmarks, and sites. As a Miami native, author, and former college professor, Dr. George has gained fame for his uncanny ability to recall the most impressive details about the people and places that make South Florida so unique.
To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact Hana Squires, Accessibility Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (305) 375-1621 at least two weeks in advance of your visit to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).