Added You Tube Channel, Lecture Recordings

Check out the new YouTube Channel, Keys History & Discovery Center, which houses the Discovery Center’s ever-expanding digital media offerings, include lectures and Facebook Live virtual visits.

While Keys History & Discovery Center remains closed due to the pandemic, the staff continues to provide engaging and educational offerings. In addition to the daily posts on Facebook, viewers can tune in three times a week for a live virtual visit. Mondays at 1 p.m., hear from Mote Marine Laboratory’s Aquarium Biologist Blake Terry. On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m., Curator Brad Bertelli gives a history lesson about the Florida Keys. 

Keys History & Discovery Center can also be found on Instagram @flkeyshistorydiscovery and Twitter @keyshistory.

Our Spring Lecture Series continues virtually. Upcoming lectures include:

  • Death at Indian Key: An Unusual Indian Attack, Wednesday, April 29, 6 p.m.
  • Environmental Threats to Florida’s Iconic Crustaceans, Wednesday, May 13, 6 p.m.

To participate in the live virtual lecture, go to to register. Instructions for the GoToWebinar platform being utilized are provided. Viewers will be able to interact with the speaker and participate in a Q&A session at the end of the presentation. Access is available via computer or by downloading the mobile app.  Lectures are recorded and available on the YouTube Channel. 

For further information, call 305-922-2237 or e-mail