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

The Museum of the Everglades, located in historic Everglades City, is devoted to displaying 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 Pauline Reeves Gallery offers monthly exhibits from local, and regional artists. The Museum of the Everglades is part of the Collier County Museums system.

The mission of the Friends, 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 ..."

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.  

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.

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
February 20 - March 31
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Exhibit
with Bob Fink's illustrations 
Saturday, April 28
90th Anniversary of the Opening of the Tamiami Trail
20th Birthday of the Museum
of the Everglades



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