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.


  65 East Central Blvd, FL




Highlights of the Museum: Guided Virtual Tour (K-12)

Program description

The virtual guided school tour is based on our tour theme Highlights of the Museum. The Virtual Highlights of the Museum tour is available for grades K-12/ covers 12,000 years of Florida history/ hands-on activities included in Teacher Lesson Plans.

This tour includes:

  • Virtual guided experience through four permanent exhibits at the History Center, covering topics from Florida’s Indigenous people, pioneers, transportation and tourism, and African American history in Central Florida.
  • Pre-recorded introduction to the History Center’s research library and mini tour inside the archive generally not accessible to the public, led by the Collections Manager.
  • Live Q&A session and activity with students, led by Education Department staff, to follow each virtual field trip.
  • Incorporation of primary and secondary sources.

Booking / scheduling contact

Shannon Elliston


Program detail
Artistic discipline: Multi-discipline, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Program type: Online & Streaming
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Subject: Fine Arts: Visual Art, History, Social Studies
Bilingual: No
Available dates:


August 15, 2022 – May 19, 2023

Available times:

Available any time with access link provided to teacher


The History Center is located at 65 E. Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801

The Virtual Field Trip is accessible with link provided to teacher

Fees / Ticketing:

$100 per class


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
Cancellation Policy

Please contact Shannon Elliston, School Services Manager, at if cancelling your virtual field trip experience.