The Friends of the Museum of the Everglades
 Welcome to our website!

The Friends of the Museum of the Everglades, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation established in 1992. The Friends group was instrumental in the conversion of the old Laundry building into a Museum.

The Museum of the Everglades, is part of the Collier County Museums system, located in historic Everglades City. The Friends group is devoted to helping the museum  display local history from early Native American times to the present. Permanent exhibits tell the story of adventurers stubborn enough to persevere in Southwest Florida's "Last Frontier".

The mission of the Friends of the Museum of the Everglades, as stated in the by-laws, is:
"... to assist in the development of the Museum of the Everglades. The purposes for which this Corporation is organized are exclusively charitable, scientific, literary and educational ..."

Our fundraising efforts contribute financially to the Museum for programs, events and acquisitions. The Friends also provide volunteers to help the staff by greeting visitors, organizing events, and operating a gift shop.
A COPY OF THE REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED  FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. The following is the toll-free number and website for the Division of Consumer Services which can be used to obtain the registration information: 1-800-HELP-FLORIDA (435-7352) and www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com.  

To find out more and to join us download a membership brochure.

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The Museum is located at
105 West Broadway Everglades City, Florida 

 Monday through Saturday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Pauline Reeves Gallery
December - January  Exhibit 
 “Remembering the Rod & Gun”
Reception - January 4, 5-7 pm 



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