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The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum is located in the historic 1916 Courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach. The Palm Beach County Museum is a great place for the whole family to learn about the rich and diverse history of Palm Beach County. 

About The Museum

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County is a non-profit organization whose mission is to collect, preserve, and share the history of Palm Beach County. The Society maintains a large library on the history of Palm Beach County, Florida, and the Caribbean. Through its archives, which includes nearly two million photographic images, maps, newspapers, journals, periodicals, architectural drawings, and research files, the Society maintains an active research facility

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The Road to Victory Military Museum in Stuart makes the perfect destination for kids or families this Summer looking to experience WWII history first-hand.

The Museum features military vehicles, WWII encampments, camp victory children’s area and Mini ‘boot camp’, WWII Battle Re-enactment, Weapons Demonstrations, and more. Their displays of historical artifacts, uniforms, photographs, and vehicles both historical and personal, pay homage to America’s heroes while informing and educating the public of their noble endeavors and our freedoms as Americans.

Where: 319 SE Stypmann Blvd. Stuart, FL 34994

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The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is the former residence of sculptor Ann Weaver Norton. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located on 2 acres near downtown West Palm Beach. The historic home and gardens feature a collection of 250 species of tropical palms.

Throughout the home, studio and gardens there is more than 100 pieces of art made by Norton herself. Some of the pieces of artwork include: 9 monumental sculptures, eight in brick and one in granite. The Norton Gardens is the largest tract of garden containing the great brick sculptures that are designed in a natural and unmanicured style.

This month, The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is hosting The Art of Sherlock Holmes from now until early June. The Art of

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On the last Friday of each month, from 6-9pm, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium.

Each Night at the Museum is a different theme, which includes various interactive science crafts, activities, entertainment, exhibits, planetarium shows, and a chance to view the night sky in Palm Beach County's only public observatory! Food and beverage from Wholesome Tummies Cafe will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Tonight, robotics are the featured subject. It’s a perfect, educational event for children of all ages.

When: Friday, April 26 at 6pm to 9pm

Where: The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium - 4801 Dreher Trail N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

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The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach has recently reopened after being closed for months of renovations. The Museum hosts their Art After Dark series on Friday nights.

Every Friday night the museum stays open later for the event and features a series of different programs every week. The next Art After Dark series is this Friday, April 5th and this week will feature a performance by Poet Lenelle Moise. Moise will perform both music and poems that move between the memories of her growing up as a Haitian immigrant and pop culture. Ellen E. Roberts will be there leading a Curator Conversation about the Ralston Crawford Across Media exhibition and the museum’s cinema will present the classic film “Moon Over Miami” in the gardens of the museum.

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If you live in Wellington, this Sunday the 31st join the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History for a dirt-filled event called “Archaeo Fest” from 12 to 5 pm at the Mall at Wellington Green.

This is the perfect event for kids that love history and dinosaurs. Activities include flint-knapping, atlati throwing demos, necklace making, pottery village, fossil finder labs and more.

Cost is $5 for kids ages 3-12, $8 for kids ages 13 and up and free for children under 2.

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About The Museum

The mission of The Palm Beach Museum of Natural History (PBMNH) is to collect, research, interpret, and explain all aspects of our natural world, the evolution of life, and the development of human cultures. The Museum's primary

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The Flagler Museum, formally known as the Whitehall estate is one of the most famous homes and landmarks on the island of Palm Beach. The elegant 100,000 square foot estate was built in 1902 by Henry Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary. Henry Flagler was an American Industrialist and founder of Standard Oil, who is known for developing Florida’s east coast and responsible for making Palm Beach, America’s first resort destination.

The grand estate features 75 rooms and was built and designed in the Gilded Age. Flagler commissioned John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to design and built the mansion for Flagler. Hastings and Carrere were also the architects for other landmarks during the Gilded Age such as the New York Public Library and the Waldorf

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From elegant convertibles to wood-bodied sedans to pre-war racers, the Elliott Museum will have it all at this year’s 23rd Annual “Classics At The Beach” car show.

The grounds of the museum will be resplendent with an array of automotive gems that come to Stuart from all over Florida. Featured marques this year are Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi, but classics of every make will be shown.

Other highlights of the day will include bidding on more than 50 exciting silent auction items, on-site food trucks offering a wide assortment of first-class fare, and wine and beer available for sale.

New this year will be the Elliott’s Pit Crew VIP Lounge in the art studio. This area will be for Elliott Museum members only and will feature a cash bar,

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The Paramount Theatre in Palm Beach was built in the era of the movie palace, and the Paramount does not disappoint. It’s a great place to visit and see the history of Hollywood with your family. Kids are sure to love all of the memorabilia and pictures that adorn the Theatre’s walls and screening rooms.

A walk along North County Road will take you to an icon of Palm Beach, a place that typifies the graceful, yet casual style of this community.

Step under the street-side facade and see a courtyard of shopfronts and tropical plants. The wide steps lead up to the theatre entrance, a portal where generations of Hollywood’s elite mingled with the residents of Palm Beach. Open the door and you’ll be met with a pleasant surprise: the theatre, which

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Ragtops Automobile Museum in West Palm Beach has recently been renovated and re-opened to the public. The museum, which houses more than fifty classic cars, is a great way to spend a few hours experiencing the automobiles of the past.

There are few things that impact the American way of life more than how we travel. To see and learn about the past of the American automobile is to experience, first hand, American history.

Established in 1980, Ragtops has evolved into a premier destination, encompassing a large 8,000 square foot facility filled with special interest automobiles, breathtaking memorabilia and two distinct showrooms featuring various automobiles and the unique Gift Garage.

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When: Wednesday –

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