Orange County Regional History Center

Orange County Regional History Center

Welcome to the Orange County Regional History Center, the 5-story museum in Orlando that focuses on the history of Central Florida.

This private and non-profit history museum is located in downtown Orlando, within the historic Orange County Courthouse. Inside your group will find several different interactive exhibits that explore the history of Orange County Florida, the history spanning from 12,000 years ago to today. The museum was first founded in 1942 and is today known as one of Florida's preeminent cultural institutions that honors the past, explores the present, and shapes the future.

While here your group will see the following permanent exhibits:

  • African American History
  • Aviation
  • Cattle and Citrus
  • Destination Florida
  • First Contact
  • First People
  • The Theme Park Era
  • Natural Environment
  • Pioneer Cabin

What better way to get to know the heart of Florida? Be sure to visit the onsite gift shop, Emporium, before you go for that perfect Floridian souvenir!