Orange County Regional History Center, The

Orange County Regional History Center, The

Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, the History Center offers four floors of dynamic permanent exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The smart, surprising fun continues with limited-run and nationally-run traveling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year.


Guided School Tour (various themes K-12)


Program description

We offer a variety of guided school tour themes to best fit your curriculum needs! All guided tours include:

  • 5 rotating stops of exhibits or activities
  • Courtroom mock trial (script varies by tour theme and grade level)
  • Historic character cameo (puppet show available for grades K-1)
  • Hands-on workshop (varies by tour theme)
  • Tour guides

Select from the following tour themes:

  • Highlights of the

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Storytelling, Theatre, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Fine Arts: Visual Art, History, Science, Social Studies
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:


August 17, 2020 – May 21, 2021

Available times:

Field trips are offered from 10:30am-12:30pm

Lunch space available in Heritage Square Park from 12:30pm-1:00pm

To request a special tour time, please contact the Education Department. 


The Orange County Regional History Center
65 East Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801

Fees / Ticketing:

 $7.00 per student, $5.00 per chaperone, 1 free chaperone per 10 students, teachers are always free.

Orange County Public Schools are eligible to receive funding through the United Arts of Central Florida. For more information regarding grant funding, contact Shannon Elliston at 407-836-8545 or




Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes


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