Museum Of Seminole County History

Flyer for Upcoming Museum Event, Battle at Camp Monroe, February 7 and 8 2020, 9am to 4pm.

The Battle at Camp Monroe - February 7-8, 2020, 9am-4pm

Our annual look back at wartime Florida in 1837, where we commemorate the battle which occurred right here in what is now Sanford! This living history encampment boasts demonstrations of all kinds, and we partner with other organizations to show the impact of the Second Seminole War locally, and across Florida.

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The Museum highlights Seminole County, the historical gateway to interior Central Florida via the St. John's River. All artifacts in the Museum are donated by the local community.

Exhibits, artifacts, maps, documents, photographs and special events all tell the stories of Seminole County's inhabitants, their lives, lineages, and heritage. Join us for an engaging tour through the past which includes

  • The Native Americans of Central Florida
  • Early Forts and Settlements
  • Industrial and Agricultural Development
  • Life in Seminole County towns in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • The Old Folks Home (built in 1926)
  • County Services - Sheriff's Office, Fire Department, and more!
  • We rotate our temporary exhibits! Our current exhibit:

Our 2020 "Treasured Talent" Exhibit highlights artwork by the Sanford Seminole Art Association! Check it out through April 25th, 2020.

Be sure also to check out the Seminole County Historical Society, a private not-for-profit dedicated to supporting the Museum and preserving our local history.



10:00AM to 5:00PM

$3.00 Adults (plus tax)
$1.00 Children, Students, Seniors, Military (plus tax)
Children under 4 admitted free

300 Eslinger Way
Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: (407) 665-2489
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Visitors viewing an exhibit

We Are On SGTV

SGTV airs several shows relating to Seminole County History. View the SGTV Schedule.

Museum of Seminole County History is part of the Leisure Services Department which is comprised of the following divisions: Parks and Recreation, Greenways and Natural Lands, Tourism, Cooperative Extension Services, and Libraries