Water Stories

Historical Museum of Southern Florida From Jun 23rd through Jan 20th, 2008Water Stories explores our interaction with water in South Florida over the past 10,000 years through a family-friendly, multi-sensory experience with four main themes: nourishment, transportation, recreation and environmental impacts. Hear over 25 stories about survival and recreation in South Florida’s aquatic world. See prehistoric maritime artifacts, a commercial fisherman’s gear spanning from the nineteenth century to the present. View a chronology of water vessels, including an Indian canoe, a trapper’s skiff, a sailboat designed for Biscayne Bay’s shallow waters and a Cuban refugee raft. Catch a sailfish using a fishing simulator. Visit a hurricane safe room, and track hurricane activity with a live feed from the National Hurricane Center.

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