Temperatures are usually cool in the museum. A light jacket or sweater is recommended.


Upcoming Exhibits and Events:

And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations Exhibition Feb. 7 - May 3, 2015
• This exhibit showcases 71 story quilts made by 60 artists, all of which tell stories from nearly four centuries of African American history; from the first slave ships to the first African American President.

World War I Exhibition Aug. 8 - Dec. 31, 2014
• When thinking of artwork, the mind hardly goes to war, however, some of the most beautiful works are born from strife; this exhibit features examples from World War I, items such as patriotic propaganda posters to the beautiful “trench art”, made using spent war materials.

Highwaymen Exhibition Jan. 15 - March 30, 2015
• Experience the beauty of the Highwaymen Paintings, not just for the stunning landscapes of Florida, but also for their true rags to riches story; one that began in the trunk of a car, but now finds itself in prestigious museums.

Long Way to the Top: Hard Rock in Orlando, 1978-1985 Exhibition April 1 - May 31, 2015
• Orlando distinguished itself as a hard-rocking town as it entered the 1980s. Explore yesterday’s concert venues and the state-of-the-art Bee Jay Recording Studios, where major bands like Judas Priest and Molly Hatchet laid down tracks.

Trick or Treat Safe Zone Oct. 26, 2014
• Bring your children to the History Center for a safe, fun trick or treat adventure. Young ghouls and goblins enjoy four floors of trick or treating along with creepy crafts, candy, and a scavenger hunt. Ages 12 and under welcome; must be accompanied by an adult.

Plan Your Visit

Monday-Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday
Noon - 5 p.m

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.

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Video: The Artists of And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations