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The Orange County Regional History Center

65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801-2401
+1 407-836-8500
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A cool place to visit: both bc of the air conditioning, and bc of the history! Clean. Pretty... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
casscool
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Orlando, Florida
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Takes about 2 1/2 hours to see this museum properly. Worth every minute! Absolutely wonderful... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Ray G
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The Orange County Regional History Center, housed in a restored historic 1927 courthouse in downtown Orlando, showcases the vast collections of the Historical Society of Central Florida. Three floors of permanent exhibits showcase 12,000 years of Florida history. The museum, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate and AAM accredited museum, also presents nationally important limited-run exhibitions.
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65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801-2401
Central Business District
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"central florida"
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"special exhibit"
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"the free audio tour"
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"pre disney"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"nice museum"
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"permanent exhibits"
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"african americans"
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"museum offers"
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"native peoples"
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"enjoy this museum"
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"visited this museum"
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"american section"
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"school groups"
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

A cool place to visit: both bc of the air conditioning, and bc of the history! Clean. Pretty safe for a downtown venue. It is mostly regional, but it also has varying broader exhibits. Downtown area around it has a lot of historical buildings. Library...More

Thank casscool
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Takes about 2 1/2 hours to see this museum properly. Worth every minute! Absolutely wonderful exhibits starting from time periods 1000's of years ago to present day. Any time period you want is detailed extremely well. Old photos, period clothing, and many things used by...More

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

What a great little place! I have lived in Central Florida most of my life and had no idea about this museum. Evidently it was converted from the courthouse in 1999. My oldest son had took a Boy Scout merit badge class on citizenship which...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum with my children primarily because of the good reviews. I'm glad we went for it because the place was very nice. Unlike many museums, this one took us at least 2.5 hours to go through. I feel that if we soaked...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This museum presents the local history very well and in a easy to understand format. There are 3 floors to this museum and we gave it 2 hours to go through, which was just a bit of a tight schedule, I would suggest 2 1/2...More

Thank BernieandJune
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was a nice walk through the history of Florida. There's a lot of reading to do if you really want to gain an understanding of the exhibits. The courtroom was amazing, and in my opinion the best part of the museum. There are 4...More

Thank USexplorernerd1
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

I love this place. It is located in the old courthouse, and houses changing exhibits (I saw one on Gone With The Wind, and another year, they held a different exhibit every season on Universal Studios Florida), along with exhibits on the history or Orlando...More

1  Thank kimlovesfl
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Wanted to find out about real Florida this is a great Museum to visit there are four levels and each level has different aspects about the history of Florida

Thank Giovanni A
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a super spot to learn about central florida history. Lots of exhibits in a beautiful building. Some are interactive. Really nice.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

I've been here once before, and I'm always pleased by the amount of detail put into the exhibits. If you're a FL native, you'll learn a great deal about the state. If you're a visitor, you'll be entertained by the NASA and Disney exhibits. There's...More

Thank lisa b
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Mercedez W
23 February 2017|
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Response from BudgetButSafe | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere from $8 to free - they have a ton of discounts. Check their rates online by googling orange county regional history center admission
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dnulik
10 February 2017|
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Response from kimlovesfl | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do, but not sure.
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Jennifer R
23 September 2016|
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Did not see that.
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