Taming Summer in Central Florida
Through December 2012
Take a glimpse at life without air conditioning in a new display, Taming Summer at Home in Central Florida. Explore the history of staying cool in Central Florida, including how houses were built before air conditioning to reduce intense summer heat. Learn about the Florida doctor who was known as the father of air conditioning and refrigeration and other little-known facts about air conditioning in Florida. Make your own hand-held fan, and then vote on your favorite tea—sweet or unsweetened!
Included in general admission. Click here for more information on museum hours and admission prices.