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
50 Years of Collecting

50 Years of Collecting

April 7 - December 21, 2022
The Boca Raton Historical Society is celebrating its 50th birthday with a new temporary exhibit: 50 Years of Collecting. The exhibit will feature artifacts and memorabilia that represent the wide range of items that make up the ever-growing historical collections.
TEMPORARY EXHIBIT
First Responders

First Responders

Thru March 31, 2022
This exhibit commemorates Boca Raton’s first responders. From the early days of moonshine to anthrax attacks, the exhibit walks visitors through the history of the Fire Department, Police Department, EMS, and Dispatchers and how each department has grown and shrunk in relation to the surrounding community.