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Keys History & Discovery Center Closing on Weekends

Open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Due to staffing limitations caused by COVID-19, the Keys History & Discovery Center will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays for the foreseeable future. Days of operation are Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For those planning…

Keys History & Discovery Center Closed on July 3 and 4

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, the Keys History & Discovery Center will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. Normal days of operation are Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For those planning a visit, safety features are in place…

Keys History & Discovery Center Continues Virtual Programs

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…

Keys History & Discovery Center Welcoming Back Guests

Resuming Regular Operating Hours on Wednesday, June 17 The Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation is pleased to announce the Keys History & Discovery Center will reopen to the public Wednesday, June 17, with controlled capacity and safety features in place. The Discovery Center has…

Keys History & Discovery Center Membership Drive’s Final Weeks

Join or Refer to Earn Chance to Win Exclusive Key West Excursion During the final weeks of the Keys History & Discovery Center’s Spring Membership Drive participate and enjoy an active membership as soon as the doors reopen in mid-June. By joining before June 20,…

Keys History & Discovery Center Presents Online Lecture

Topic Covers Native American Settlement in the Keys Keys History & Discovery Center has added a new virtual lecture, The Stock Island Site in Context: An Intriguing Native American Settlement Near Key West, on Wednesday, June 10, 6 p.m., with Ryan Harke, archaeologist and Ph.D. candidate…

Keys History & Discovery Center Announces Online Access to Exhibits

Offers View into Interactive Touchscreens As a part of the Keys History & Discovery Center’s ongoing efforts to provide access to the museum during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made available online the content contained in our permanent exhibit monitors. Each week will feature the content…

Keys History & Discovery Center’s Upcoming Virtual Wednesday Programs

Join Brad Bertelli During Cocktails with the Curator and Community Views Got Keys history questions? Then join Brad Bertelli from the Keys History & Discovery Center on Wednesday, May 20, 5 p.m., for Cocktails with the Curator. This virtual program, offered twice a month, provides…

Keys History & Discovery Center Presents Online Lecture

Topic Covers Stone Crabs, Blue Crabs and Lobsters Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…Environmental Threats to Florida’s Iconic Crustaceans, a live online lecture on Wednesday, May 13, 6 p.m., with the Mote Marine Laboratory’s Philip Gravinese, Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Fellow. The spiny lobster, stone crab…

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