The Virtual Museum


Experience the museum from anywhere

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While the Lake Wales History Museum is closed to the public, you can explore the museum and virtual learning from anywhere with online videos, historical online exhibits, virtual tours, and our historic walking tour.  

There are a wealth of academic lessons for educators and parents, as well.



Walk Lake Wales


Learn about local architecture on a historic walking tour of Lake Wales

HISTORIC WALKING TOUR


Offerings from the Lake Wales History Museum


Tour the Lake Wales History Museum

VIRTUAL TOUR


#LakeWalesStrong - Share Your Story of Resilience & Kindness

Share your story of resilience and kindness in the community, and we’ll share that with others. We’re thinking of our community during this time in our history and know we will keep Lake Wales strong by getting through this together. Tell us about our brave healthcare workers, nice things you or your neighbors have done, and other stories you have experienced and witnessed in our community. Let us know how you and others are keeping Lake Wales safe and strong.

TELL US YOUR STORY HERE


Title PanelDecember 7, 1941: INFAMY Exhibit

VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

VIRTUAL TOUR - PART 1

VIRTUAL TOUR - PART 2








Digital Events & Programs


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Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5 PM

Join us from the comfort and safety of your own home.  You just need a computer or mobile device.  Make a cocktail inspired by the 1940s (Manhattans, Punches, Frozen Drinks).  Wear Your Favorite vintage, fun or sporty hat, and we’ll play some fun games, history trivia, and catch up with our friends!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER



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Virtual Museum Book Club - I’ll Be Gone In the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 12 PM

Dedicated to non-fiction, you’ll discover the truth can be much stranger than fiction.  Join us every month to discuss new book!  Read the book and come ready to discuss the best non-fiction books.  Free to the public.  Books are available to check out free of charge at the Museum while supplies last.  

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER




Be sure to follow the Museum On Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for more offerings.


Offerings from Other Museums & Cultural Resources


Virtual Museum Tours

Top Ten International Museums

Famous Sites & Landmarks


Area Museums Online Resources & Virtual Tours

Polk County History Center

Bok Tower Gardens

Orange County Regional History Center

Tampa Bay History Center


Other Museum & History Resources Online

PBS VIDEO

SMITHSONIAN ONLINE

NATIONAL ARCHIVES

GILDER LEHRMAN

OPEN CULTURE

HISTORY CHANNEL ONLINE

National Museum of American History

Atlanta History Center

Museum of the American Revolution

National Museum of Natural History

Kurt Vonnegut Library & Museum