Schedule Modifications Due to Reopening

As the Keys History & Discovery Center resumes normal operations, virtual programs continue with a modified schedule.

Curator Brad Bertelli will go live on Facebook twice a week at 10 a.m. with Museum Virtual Visits on Tuesdays with a specific lesson from the museum’s permanent exhibits and Field Trip Fridays when Bertelli visits a different historic site in the Upper Keys and provides a brief history lesson.

The first Monday of the month at 1 p.m., Museum Virtual Visits features the Coral Reef Exploration exhibit with Mote Marine Laboratory’s Aquarium Biologist Blake Terry.

The following live programs which continue through July require advance registration at

Cocktails with the Curator is an open question-and-answer hour about all things Keys history on Wednesdays, June 17 and July 15, 5 p.m.

Community Views is a narrated pictorial presentation sharing photos of early days in Upper Keys communities, on Wednesdays, June 24 and July 22, 5 p.m.

Lecture featuring Archaeologist Ryan Harke on Wednesday, July 8, 6 p.m.

These livestream and program recordings are made available on-demand on the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center YouTube channel, which houses the Discovery Center’s ever-expanding digital media offerings.

In addition to Facebook and YouTube, Keys History & Discovery Center can also be found on Instagram @flkeyshistorydiscovery and Twitter @keyshistory.