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Steve Waring 
Parks and Recreation
Manager
845 Lake Markham Road
Sanford, FL  32771
407-665-2180

Responsible for Sylvan Lake Park, Red Bug Lake Park, Sanlando Park, Seminole County Softball Complex and Soldiers Creek Park

Rick Durr
Greenways and Natural Lands
Manager
845 Lake Markham Road
Sanford, FL  32771
407-665-2180

Responsible for all Natural Lands, Streetscapes, Trails, Boat Ramps and Passive Parks

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Museum of Seminole County History

Museum Photo EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY OF SEMINOLE COUNTY!

The Museum highlights Seminole County, the historical gateway to interior Central Florida via the St. John's River. All artifacts housed in the Museum have been donated by residents.

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

  • Native American Indian artifacts
  • Early Forts and Settlements
  • The development of railroads and steamship transportation
  • Agriculture and industries of the region
  • 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts
  • Life in Seminole County towns in the 1800s and 1900s
  • The Old Folks Home (built in 1926)
  • Research materials and maps
  • Traveling Exhibits

Traveling exhibits are special exhibits that are offered in addition to the permanent collection for a limited time.  Check the announcements section of the Leisure Services website for details on these changing exhibits. 

HOURS OF OPERATION
Admission:
$3.18 Adults (tax included)
$1.06 Children 4-18 and students (tax included)
Children under 4 admitted free
Self-guided Tours are available on request with admission.
 

Tuesday-Friday
1:00PM to 5:00PM

Saturday
9:00AM to 1:00PM

ADDRESS
300 Bush Boulevard
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



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