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HistoryMiami, Miami, Florida
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Longs, South Carolina
- Visited: January 2009
- Submitted: Sep 20, 2013
- Traveled with:
Little Kids (3-5), Big Kids (6-8) and Tweens (9-12)
Really good place to stayFlag review
Very accommodating,hospitality was the best!
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Great place for small children found it very safe!
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I really had no intention of going to the Historical Museum. Didn't I get enough history looking at a few posters at the neighboring Main Library? Still, if you paid $10 for a joint ticket for this museum and Miami Art Museum, then I suppose it would have been worth it because otherwise, each individual admission is $8 a person. Actually, it was WAY worth it. It may not have been a huge place but I spent almost two hours looking at every last thing. There was just so much history for an area (Southern Florida) that really is less than 100 years old (well, in terms of what we consider modern civilization). The first exhibition I looked at were portraits of mausoleums in the largest cemetery in Cuba. They were...
I like many of you I first went to the Historical Museum of Southern Florida when I was just a buck toothed, little kid glad to be on a field trip.... ahh memories Perhaps most memorable to me was the trolley. I kept thinking We had a Trolley in Florida? Cool! And wouldn't it be cool if this city had more public transportation options, but I digress soooo.... It wasn't until last year when I was at one of MAM's (Miami Art Museum aka the Historical Museum's neighbor) JAM at MAM events that I began thinking of the old Historical Museum. Maybe it was nostalgia, maybe it was my love for Miami, or maybe it was plain boredom. Wait I was just kidding about that last one. No, really I was totally kidding. So anyways...