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Discover The Purple Isle

As you vacation on the grounds of Islamorada find out the history of its rich soil and discover the theories of why Spanish Explorers named the area, The Purple Isle. Florida Keys History and Discovery Center is jam packed with information that will transform your vacation into a journey through history. Learn about famous hurricanes to hit Islamorada and their casualties, and check out what’s playing in the brand new 35 seat film room. The constant introduction of new exhibits reflects the curator’s burgeoning discoveries. However its permanent exhibition First People is a must see! With First People, Florida Keys History and Discovery Center touches on the origins of aboriginal people who first settled along the shores of Florida Keys. The History and Discovery Center, open Thursday thru Sunday 10am to 5pm, is the icing on the cake to any vacation to Islamorada, FL.  Take the entire family to browse informational exhibits built to impress!

Florida Keys History and Discovery Center, 82100 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, 33036