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Plantation Historical Museum offers free entry, model trains & free events

Vintage fire truck. Everglades display. In addition to exhibits, Plantation Historical Museum offers occasional events, model trains, and activities.

The museum usually is open 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on  Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with occasional exceptions. Donations are accepted.

It's wise to verify it's open the day you are interested in.

Plantation Historical Museum, 954-797-2722, is at 511 N. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation 33317. Parking is free.

Events in 2024 include

1 p.m. June 8  Trivia

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. June 15 Juneteenth event

June 22 Thomas and Friends model trains

June 29 Western trains

July 6 Patriotic trains

1 p.m. July 13 history and train trivia

July 20 Thomas & Friends model trains

July 27 Christmas in July trains

August 3 Harry Potter and Hogwarts trains

1 p.m. August 17 geography trivia

Previous events in 2023 include

  • Winter Wonderland exhibit
  • 1950s trivia
  •   name that tune
  •  1960s trivia
  •  Juneteenth  event includes activities and projects for kids
  •  1960s Karaoke
  •  Star Wars event
  •  name that tune
  • 1980s bingo
  • 1980s trivia
  •  1990s bingo
  •  trivia

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