Welcome to The New Smyrna Museum of History 

Preserving a unique heritage

Founded in 1768, New Smyrna Beach is one of Florida’s oldest and most charming cities. Its unique history is preserved and presented in the New Smyrna Museum of History. An engaging experience for all ages, a visit to the museum is a must for visitors and residents alike. 

“I believe that the more you know about the past, the better you are prepared for the future.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt

Celebrating 250 Years!

The city of New Smyrna Beach is celebrating the city’s long and unique history with special events throughout the year. Many of your local community organizations and businesses will be focusing on New Smyrna’s history in 2018. Check out events here.


Explore the exquisite collections showcased throughout the museum.

View our Exhibits


Discover the rich history of New Smyrna Beach.

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Help keep the museum by contributing. Become a volunteer or sponsor.

Visit our Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Bring home a souvenir from our gift shop. Hats, shirts, cups and more!

Visit our Gift Shop


Your membership helps the Society continue to be an important community and educational resource while giving you special benefits to enjoy throughout the year.


  • Discounts in the museum store
  • Invitations to museum activities and events
  • Monthly community museum meetings (September through May)
  • Invitation to our January members’ banquet
  • Invitation to our May reception  & Board of Directors installation
  • History Book Club Events
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