Historical Museum of Southern Florida. From Jun 23rd through Jan 20th, 2008.
Water Stories explores our interaction with water in South Florida over the past 10,000 years through a family-friendly, multi-sensory experience with four main themes: nourishment, transportation, recreation and environmental impacts. Hear over 25 stories about survival and recreation in South Florida’s aquatic world. See prehistoric maritime artifacts, a commercial fisherman's gear spanning from the nineteenth century to the present. View a chronology of water vessels, including an Indian canoe, a trapper's skiff, a sailboat designed for Biscayne Bay's shallow waters and a Cuban refugee raft. Catch a sailfish using a fishing simulator. Visit a hurricane safe room, and track hurricane activity with a live feed from the National Hurricane Center.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida. 101 West Flagler Street. Miami, FL 33130. Ph: 305.375.1492. www.hmsf.org