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Special Tours

Museum of Florida History Highlights Tours
These are guided tours offered Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The tour is approximately 20 minutes long and offers visitors a time to travel from prehistoric Florida to the present. For more information, contact 850-245-6400. Museum of Florida History, free.

The Knott House Museum Tour
Although, its history can be traced as far back as the Civil War when the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, the historic house is now restored to its early 20th-century appearance when the house was occupied by politician William Knott and his wife, Luella. Mrs. Knott composed verses about many of the items in her home and hosted social gatherings. For information about tours and special events, call 922-2459. Tours offered Wednesday-Friday, on the hour at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.; Saturday tours start at 10:00 a.m. and last tour starts at 3:00 p.m., free.


October 24, 2017

History at High Noon
Learn about Cuban migration with professor and writer Marisella Veiga, who will discuss the Cuban exile community in Florida and Cuban resettlement. She will do a cooking demonstration of a no-bake Cuban dessert. Book signing of her memoir, We Carry Our Homes With Us, to follow the presentation. Enjoy lunch during the program; bring your own or buy one from The Egg Express located on the ground floor of the R. A. Gray Building. Program is free and open to the public.


October 27, 2017

Movie Night at the Knott House
Voodoo Man (1944) $5 admission fee ($4 for members) includes popcorn


October 28, 2017

50 Years of Living the Dream