Five museums in Fort Lauderdale that you should visit are within a few miles of each other. Along with the historic Stranahan House, the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale and the Museum of Discovery and Science are located downtown. Bonnet House and the International Hall of Fame are east of downtown near the Atlantic Ocean.
Stranahan House (http://www.stranahanhouse.org), built in 1901, was the main trading post for the New River settlement that preceded Fort Lauderdale. Trading was conducted on the lower floor, while community activities were held on the second floor. Restored in 1984, the museum also included a gift shop that carries locally made handcrafts. Guided tours are available three times each day,...Read more