• Dry Tortugas

    Dry Tortugas

    National Park Florida

South Florida Collections Management Center

The South Florida Collections Management Center (SFCMC) manages the museum collections for Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, De Soto National Memorial, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Everglades National Park. Combined, the museum collections from these five parks comprise over 6 million objects, archival documents, and specimens.

Researchers interested in learning more about the SFCMC collections should contact the Museum Curator at 305-242-7826.

Did You Know?

Hospital Key

The islands of the Dry Tortugas are in a constant state of flux. Due to the errosive effects of tropical storms, shorelines are constantly being reshaped. In fact, entire islands have been know to disappear or reform following the passage of particularly violent hurricanes.