Welcome to Our Museum Portal

Here you'll explore the wonders of science and the dramatic stories about the people who have lived in the area that now makes up the national park units of south Florida. This web page is the portal through which you can experience more than seven million objects in the museum collections of Biscayne National Park, Everglades National Park, De Soto National Memorial, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Big Cypress National Preserve. Looking for reptiles in jars of alcohol? Historic photographs? Scientific studies? Park planning documents? Archeological artifacts? We have all of those, and more!

African Americans at Fort Jefferson history study cover with historic image of the fort

African American History Collections

Highlights from south Florida National Park Service museum collections about African American history

Last updated: August 16, 2019