Museum Of Seminole County History


Museum of Seminole County History will be temporarily closed on February 21st, 2019 between 1:30pm and 3:00pm

We will reopen promptly at 4pm. This will not affect our evening "Community and Legacy" Reception.

The Museum of Seminole County History opens its newest permanent exhibit with a reception on February 21st, 2019, at 5pm. Celebrate Black History with us as we add several historic African American communities to our hallways.

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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
  • Seminole County Historical Society

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.


10:00AM to 5:00PM

$3.21 Adults (tax included)
$1.07 Children 4-18 and students (tax included)
Children under 4 admitted free
Self-guided Tours are available on request with admission.


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