Hours & Admission Prices

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

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

Sunday
Noon - 5 p.m.

Closed for certain events and major holidays, including New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day. Call (407) 836-8500 for more information.

General Admission Prices
Adults $15
Seniors (60+) $13
Students & Military $13 (with valid ID)
Children (Ages 5-12) $12
Children (Ages 4 and under) Free
Members Free
Orange County employees Free
OCPS teachers Free
AAA Members Discount available

Special offers:

Bank of America Museums on Us® Program: In partnership with Bank of America, the History Center offers free admission on the first full weekend of every month for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch cardholders. Just present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Credit or Debit Card and a valid photo ID and the cardholder receives free admission! For more information go to: Bank of America Museums on Us® or contact development@ocfl.net. Offer valid for cardholder only. Not valid for fundraising or ticketed events. Not to be combined with other discounts or offers. Offer valid first full weekend of each month.

Three floors of permanent exhibits immerse you in 12,000 years of Central Florida history.

Upcoming Exhibition: And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations: February 7 - May 3, 2015

Upcoming Exhibits and Events:


And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations Exhibition Feb. 7 - May 3, 2015

• This exhibit showcases 85 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.

Highway Men 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.

Rock N Roll Orlando Exhibition April 1, 2015

Trick or Treat Safe Zone Oct. 25, 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 and pumpkin decorating in the Pumpkin Patch along with creepy crafts, candy, and a scavenger hunt. Ages 12 and under welcome; must be accompanied by an adult.

Admission Information

General admission tickets are valid for permanent and limited-run exhibitions. Paid special events require separate ticketing. Some events require advance reservations. Prices and times subject to change. Our building and facilities are handicap accessible. We gladly accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover cards.



Call (800) 965-2030 or (407) 836-8500 for more information.