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Museum of Seminole County History


The Museum highlights Seminole County, the historical gateway to interior Central Florida via the St. John’s River. All artifacts housed in the Museum have been donated by residents.

Exhibits, artifacts, maps, documents, photographs and special events all tell the stories of Seminole County’s inhabitants, their lives, lineages and local legends. Join us for an engaging tour through the past that includes

  • Native American Indian artifacts
  • Early Forts and Settlements
  • The development of railroads and steamship transportation
  • Agriculture and industries of the region
  • 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts
  • Life in Seminole County towns in the 1800s and 1900s
  • The Old Folks Home (built in 1926)
  • Research materials and maps
  • Traveling Exhibits
  • Seminole County Historical Society


Traveling exhibits are special exhibits that are offered in addition to the permanent collection for a limited time. Check the announcements section of the Leisure Services website for details on these changing exhibits.

$3.21 Adults (tax included)
$1.07 Children 4-18 and students (tax included)
Children under 4 admitted free
Self-guided Tours are available on request with admission.

1:00PM to 5:00PM

9:00AM to 1:00PM


May 2019

Mayday Picnic

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Seminole County History, 300 Bush Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773 United States
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Mayday Picnic Did you know that local schools celebrated Mayday with a traditional maypole and streamers well into the 1940s? Join us for a luncheon on the lawn with your favorite picnic blanket and a basket-lunch! We provide a traditional setting and outdoor Mayday games for the family to enjoy. Refreshing tea and lemonade provided by the Seminole County Historical Society. In honor of Mothers' Day, mothers get into the event for free! We will also be collecting non-perishable food…

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