Orange County Regional History Center


The Orange County Regional Historical Center is located in Orlando, Florida and offers lessons and exhibits covering more than 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The center is five-stories high and offers interactive exhibits, entertainment and fun. There is a variety of changing temporary exhibits at the center, as well as a collection of permanent exhibits. These include First People, Natural Environment, First Contact, Pioneer Cracker Home, Cattle and Citrus, Destination Florida, Aviation, Courtroom B, Walt Disney World, the Road to Modern Orlando and African Americans in Central Florida. Each exhibit is designed to offer interesting facts about the history of the state. The Pioneer Cracker Home exhibits features several household items from the 19th century including a butter churn. The center offers several youth programs including camp-ins, day camps, discovery days, birthday parties, special events and opportunities for scouts to earn badges. Adult programs include artist and author dinners, culture quest and lunch and learn seminars. Family programs like funshops, date night and other special events offer a chance for kids and adults to learn together. The center provides educational offerings such as lesson plans, field trips, and history center in the classroom presentations. The museum also provides opportunities for home school students to learn and explore.

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