Museum Of Seminole County History

Saturday, September 21st is Smithsonian Day! Our Museum offers Free Admission all day for this event.

Check Out "Ask an Archaeologist" at the Museum on Smithsonian Day!

From 10am-2pm we will host archaeologists on site to answer your questions about the profession, past digs, and to take a look at any artifacts you care to bring!


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 next upcoming exhibit:

Photo of Hal King, Courtesy the Cincinnati Enquirer

Sports History of Seminole County, will run from September 12 - November 16, 2019.

A look at the Seminole County connections of Jackie Robinson, Mohammed Ali, Larry Castle, and More! Find out how deep the roots of our sporting history go, from Osceola's Stickball Tournament of 1837 to the Seminole County Sports Hall of Fame. Check out our Facebook Page for more great events and exhibits!

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

$3.21 Adults (tax included)
$1.07 Children 4-18 and students (tax included)
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