Enjoy a leisurely, guided stroll through the early days of Fort Lauderdale along the New River. Learn about Henry Flagler’s Railroad and its influence on the city. This tour includes admission to the History Museum , the King Cromartie House Museum and the 1899 Schoolhouse Museum. This tour will take 2 hours with less than a mile of walking. Daily 9am, $35 per adult, $25 per child.


Fort Lauderdale Historical Tour

Enjoy a one hour guided tour of 3 historic museums in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale's Arts and Science district. Upon arrival, visitors will enter the historic 1905 New River Inn and be greeted at the Inn's original desk from Fort Lauderdale's pioneer days. Details
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  • Miles to Broward Convention Center: 5
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  • Driving Directions: From I-95: Exit Broward Blvd., travel east on Broward toward downtown, turn right at S.W. Seventh Ave./Ave. of the Arts, turn left at S.W. 2nd St./Himmarshee, turn right before the railroad tracks onto S.W. 2nd Ave. Park in brick plaza on the right hand s
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  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description The New River Inn was the first working hotel in Fort Lauderdale. This 1905 historic southern plantation is located on the banks of the New River. Indoor space includes the Inn dining room and the downstairs parlor. A full IT package with screen is installed in the dining room with ability to simulcast to parlor. The New River Inn is part of a 6 building historic campus. Outdoor space can accommodate up to 250.
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Reception Capacity 250
  • Theatre Capacity 60
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Classroom Capacity 60
1905 New River Inn- Lucy Bryan Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 100
1899 Replica Schoolhouse
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Historic 3-acre campus
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 250
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