New River Inn Museum of History
This 1905 hotel was the first property in Broward County to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is Broward’s oldest remaining hotel building, and it was constructed for owner Philemon Bryan by Edwin T. King, the area’s first contractor. Built of hollow concrete blocks made with sand barged from the beach, it set the standard for south Florida construction. The hotel, which operated until 1955, featured 24 guest rooms, a dining room, sewer and irrigation systems, running ice water and was lit with carbide lamps. Today the building houses our history museum.
When you choose the New River Inn Museum of History as the venue for your event, you are selecting the most unique urban oasis in Fort Lauderdale. Nestled in the heart of Riverwalk Park, the New River Inn Museum of History provides your guests with a charming atmosphere that includes breathtaking views of the New River. We invite you and your guests to experience the beauty and history of the 1905 New River Inn Museum of History!
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