About the Elliott Museum
The Elliott Museum’s mission is to inspire creativity through exhibitions and programs about art, history and technology for the people who live in and visit the Treasure Coast of Florida. Named after prolific inventor Sterling Elliott, the museum hosts a dynamic and interactive collection of antique automobiles, vintage boats, an impressive baseball collection and a deep trove of Treasure Coast histories and stories sure to delight all ages. In addition, the museum is proud to display an array of traveling exhibits designed to challenge and inspire families and children. Both permanent and visiting exhibits are always changing and evolving, be sure to come back again and again to see what we have in store for you. The Elliott Museum also operates the House of Refuge on Hutchinson Island, Martin County’s oldest building and the only life-saving station of its kind still in existence. Travel back in time as you imagine how difficult life was on this outpost and learn about the many dramatic sea rescues that have taken place over its 120 year history. The House of Refuge is located at: 301 SE MacArthur Boulevard on Hutchinson Island. You can purchase a combination ticket that gives you a discount for both Elliott Museum and House of Refuge.
Special Tours: Thursdays at 11:30 am
Join Associate Car Curator John Giltinan for a special tour of the Auto Gallery and Garage every Thursday at 11:30 am. Meet at the front desk.
Special event: What Makes YOU YOU, Family Science Day, Saturday November 8th at 11 a.m..
Ever wanted to don a white coat and pretend to be a scientist? What if your whole family could pretend together? Bring your parents, your grandparents on Saturday, November 8th at 11 a.m. at the Elliott Museum. Come and learn all about DNA, how it makes us unique and different at the same time. And learn about YOUR DNA as you swab your own cheek and isolate your families DNA. Scientists from Scripps Florida help and share what they do to in this fun and exciting field of science. Drs. Deborah Leach-Scampavia and Rosie Albarran-Zeckler of Scripps Research Institute, will guide participants through the steps to isolate their own DNA. Along the way,you will learn about the composition of DNA, its function in the human body, and how biomedical researchers study DNA to learn more about human disease and new ways to develop treatments.
Buy your ticket now for Curators & Cocktails.
Click here to purchase your tickets for the upcoming season of Curators and Cocktails -- a rare, behind the scenes look at some of the gems of the Elliott collection, put in cultural context and served with a twist. $25 each, or $100 for the series.