Exhibits

The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum is home to the Boca Raton Historical Society's History Alive! exhibits, which shares the story of Boca Raton. In addition to these permanent exhibits, rotating temporary exhibits are on display.

Museum Admission: Adults: $12 / *Seniors & Youth $8
BRHS Members: Free

 * Seniors are defined  as 65+ / Students are defined by age 5 and up and registered in an educational institute.

For group tour reservations, contact education@bocahistory.org or 561.395.6766 x107. 

Permanent Exhibit
IBM

IBM

The IBM exhibit celebrates Boca Raton as the home of the IBM PC personal computer by showcasing IBM’s original PC and PCjr and more.
Permanent Exhibit
World War II in Boca Raton

World War II in Boca Raton

The World War II in Boca Raton exhibit highlights the Boca Raton Army Air Field that served as the Air Corps’ top secret radar training facility.
Permanent Exhibit
Addison Mizner

Addison Mizner

The Addison Mizner exhibit features the museum’s important collection of Mizner Industries and architectural drawings and images of the great architect’s plans which put the tiny town of Boca Raton on the map in the 1920s.
Permanent Exhibit
Boca Raton Pioneer Era

Boca Raton Pioneer Era

The Boca Raton Pioneer Era focuses on the local heritage of the once small farming community. The exhibit uniquely includes personal artifacts from Boca Raton’s pioneers.
TEMPORARY EXHIBIT
MiMo in Boca Raton

MiMo in Boca Raton: Mid Century Modern Style

January 11 - June 30, 2023
The works of longtime local architect Howard McCall whose commercial and residential works helped shape the modern city of Boca Raton. McCall, along with partner Pat Lynch, created elegant and unusual houses of worship and buildings reflecting the best of what is known as Mid Century Modern, or MiMo design. The exhibit will feature a selection of their architectural drawings and photos from the Society’s permanent collections plus “MidMod” furniture and decorative pieces from the 1950s and 60s on loan from our members and friends.