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Hint of History Homeschool Program

Our homeschool program is getting a makeover! Our new, drop-in Hint of History sessions will allow families to customize their learning experience and participate in activities at their own pace. As your family explores the museum, you will find a learning opportunity geared toward that month’s theme on each floor, including a mock trial in our historic 1927 courtroom! (Note that mock trials are planned pending participant availability.)

Our monthly Hint of History sessions will offer a range of diverse topics in Central Florida history to help families supplement their studies with interactive and engaging activities. Our program is geared toward children ages 5 to 11 years old, but all ages and families are welcome to join in on the fun and learning.

You can register online for a discounted price or pay upon arrival. Every family member will receive an activity guidebook and a collectable bracelet that allows you to access all that our Hint of History program has to offer!

Hint of History takes place the second Tuesday of the month, 1 – 4 p.m.
Students: $8 online, $10 at the door
Adults: $2 (History Center Members free)
Children 4 and younger: Free

Fall 2023 Dates and Themes

Fur, Feathers, and Scales
Tuesday, October 10, 1 – 4 p.m.

Uncover the secrets of some of Florida’s extraordinary wildlife and famous animals, including the friendly manatee or the elusive Florida panther. We will also explore how their Florida habitats help these animals survive.


Chitacocarentechia: First Residents
Tuesday, November 14, 1 – 4 p.m.

Using Indigenous-centered research and resources, we will be looking at the history of our state’s earliest residents – the diverse indigenous populations of Florida.


Secret Stories of Florida
Tuesday, December 12, 1 – 4 p.m.

Our last drop-in program for the season will have us diving into myths and folklore common to Florida. While learning what a myth is and the importance of oral traditions, we will uncover some that are even a little spooky or mysterious!


Registration includes museum admission, Hint of History collectable bracelet, guidebook, drop-in activity stations, hands-on craft zone, and a mock trial opportunity!

Questions? Email Alexandria Olejniczak at or call 407-836-6704.