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A list of participating collectors willing to speak with members of the media is available by request.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will host its 29th annual Collectors Day from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Jan. 5. The event is free and open to the public.

Visitors will encounter a wide variety of personal collections at this family-oriented event, ranging from corkscrews and antique cars to sports and war memorabilia. Local collectors will be available to share their passion for their collections.

Collectors Day is the Florida Museum’s longest-running and one of its most popular public programs. For more information call (352) 273-2061.

Writer: Marcel Raphael
Media contact:  Paul Ramey, (352) 273-2054,