Museum Of Seminole County History

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Timeline of Women's History - March 21, 2020, 10am-4pm

Reenactors will illustrate lifestyles, struggles and triumphs from different periods in American women’s history in dress and theme. This year the
 Museum is pleased to partner with the Central Florida Costumers’ Guild to bring you styles of dress spanning from 1790-1940! Each outfit will be paired with a matching carriage from its era, brought out from the Bill Nygren Carriage Collection. Take a tour through the decades at the Museum of Seminole County History.

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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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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