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Pip the Pelican

Our museum mascot, Pip the Pelican, represents everything fun and approachable at the museum. Whether inside the museum or online, a picture of Pip means you are invited to learn through play.


Digital Activities

Looking for some fun activities you can try at home? Enjoy these videos or download the activity sheets.


Going to the
Museum Guide

A guide to preparing new visitors for a museum experience. Text provided courtesy of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs' Going to the Museum Guide.

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Maritime Matters Blog

Discover more about Florida's maritime heritage and the historic fishing village of Cortez.

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Library, Oral Histories and Maritime Resources

See what’s in our Member Lending Library, listen to oral histories, and explore various maritime resources.