Kids & Families


Explore The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum with Johnny Mizner, Addison Mizner's pet monkey! Look for Johnny Mizner's picture among the exhibits throughout the Museum. He shares the story of Boca Raton with kids in mind.

Families receive FREE admission to the History Museum on the first Saturday of the month!


Pick up a LAMP at your local Palm Beach County library for free admission to The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum. The LAMP provides free admission for two (2) students under 18 years old and one (1) accompanying adult during the months of June and July. 


A fun activity for kids under the direction of local artist/teacher Michelle Sherman starts at 2 pm. Celebrated for her watercolor paintings, acrylic paintings, portraits and commissions, Sherman’s most recent watercolor series is called Windows into Boca Raton. She promises her hands-on project for kids will be fun “and not too messy.”


Local Lore Badge for Girl Scouts

The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum offers several of the activities needed to earn the Local Lore badge. The unique experience will also demonstrate how today's technology is helping to preserve the past.

Minimum: 7
Leaders/Chaperones: 1 per 5 scouts
Time Length: 1.5 hours
Offered: Weekday afternoons
Cost: $5 per scout / $5 per adult over the 1 to 5 scout ratio

American Girl

The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum offers an opportunity to explore what everyday life was like in the Boca Raton area in the 1940s. 

Minimum: 7
Leaders: 1 per 5 girls
Time Length: 1 hour
Offered: Weekday afternoons
Cost: $5 per girl / $5 per adult over the 1 to 5 ratio


Frank's Tweets

Looking for a family activity to do together at home or on the road? Frank's Tweets is a fun, educational way to learn about early Boca Raton. Pioneer Frank Chesebro tweets every day from his journal. Look for Frank's Tweets on to read what happened each day one hundred years ago. For more information about Frank and his tweets, go to or click on our Frank's Tweets webpage.

For more information or bookings on any of these activities contact:

Director of Heritage Education
Boca Raton Historical Society | The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum
71 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
561.395.6766 ext.107 or