Welcome to the History Center

Museum hours: Mon-Sat: 10a.m. - 5p.m. | Sun: noon - 5p.m.

Home School Days

Spend the day learning and connecting with other home-school students. Themed programs align with Florida standards and offer the opportunity to dive into a variety of topics.

Our home-school curriculum was developed especially to meet the standards for Grades K through 5, but all ages enjoy the programs. Bring your 4-year-old or your high schooler – they are sure to have a great time with our hands-on activities and projects!

Cost per program: Students $10 (members $4); adults $4 (members free). Advance registration is required. Members: Please sign in on the registration page to enable discounts to apply.

Questions? Email Savannah Bitto Poole at Savannah.BittoPoole@ocfl.net or call 407-836-6751.


Spring 2019

SOLD OUT Tonics and Tinctures of Central Florida

February 15, 2019, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Students $10 (members $4); adults $4 (members free)
Advanced registration is required.

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but what did the pioneers do before modern medicine? Discover how Floridians cured their ailments with good old pioneer remedies and learn about the fascinating stories of Orlando’s earliest doctors, including one who delivered more than 5,000 babies! This hands-on program is based on our limited-run exhibition Orlando Health: 100 Years of Caring.

Art Historians

March 8, 2019, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Students $10 (members $4); adults $4 (members free)
Advanced registration is required.

In celebration of Youth Art Month, join us as we take a look at some of Florida’s most famous artists and create your own masterpieces! From Florida Highwaymen artist Mary Ann Carroll to TV personality Bob Ross, discover how these artists shared their awe-inspiring creations.

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Full Sail Ahead! Spanish Conquistadors in Florida!

April 19, 2019, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Students $10 (members $4); adults $4 (members free)
Advanced registration is required.

In April of 1513, Juan Ponce de León landed in Florida and claimed it for the Spanish crown. Learn about his fateful journey, the people he encountered, and what Florida was like over 500 years ago. It’s sure to be an epic adventure in this hands-on voyage through time!

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