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Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum

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EXTREMELY INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE !!!

I have seen this place an untold number of times and never thought of stopping until today. I... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Frank d
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
A little gem

As other visitors have said I have driven past this museum and welcome centre many times and... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
dorla
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UK
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4135 W Vine St, Kissimmee, FL 34741-4503
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Firstly, we visited the country park, where the ranger advised us to visit the Welcome Centre, to get a little more of the Kissimmee history. We got a good welcome and info from the young lady there, and the place has some interesting exhibits. We...More

3  Thank NIGEL E
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Granted, they aren't the busiest place, but you would have thought they would at least get off their butts to talk with visitors. It's a small, small town with a small museum, therefore, a very tiny Welcome Center.

1  Thank luv2travel33549
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

I have seen this place an untold number of times and never thought of stopping until today. I learned a lot of Central Florida history, but more importantly, many more things to do in the area. You think you know what to do and where...More

Thank Frank d
OCHSMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by the Welcome Center and History Museum. We are so glad you enjoyed learning more about Central Florida and all of the wonderful things to do in the area.

Reviewed 1 May 2016

As other visitors have said I have driven past this museum and welcome centre many times and decided that I really should call in and have a look around. Friendly helpful staff and great exhibits detailing the history of the area - some fascinating details...More

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OCHSMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

Dorla, thank you so much for the great review. We really appreciate your support! Don't forget to stop by the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek when you have the opportunity if you haven't already.

Reviewed 19 April 2016

The facility is small, but set up very well. I enjoyed the self-guided tour, and learned a lot about Florida's history. The employees were very nice. There are bathrooms available. They also have info of things to do in the area.

Thank Kayla S
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 11 April 2016

Really interesting museum, great to learn about the history of the place and the surrounding habitats, learned about, Crackers, Spanish moss and Osceola. The pioneer park, has some great old buildings and they are set out really nicely in the park with good info boards...More

Thank pj7671
OCHSMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Hello PJ, thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate it and are so glad you enjoyed the Welcome Center, History Museum and Pioneer Village!

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

My friend from PA and I (from TN) took some time and visited this museum. The young attendant got us started by explaining how the swamps of FL were drained and about the first inhabitants of early FL. This is a walk through of visual...More

Thank Becky J
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We hope you will come and visit again.

Reviewed 19 March 2016

We have driven by this building hundreds of times and never given it a thought. It was recommended by someone or we might never have stopped, not knowing what it was. It is a wonderful little Museum about this area BD (before Disney).

Thank Donna J
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 14 March 2016

To get post card at museum first go to Main Gate Flea Market office for coupon. Sign visitor book and ask for search sheet that can be embossed at museum desk. I learned a lot from exhibits and attendant and gained an understanding and appreciation...More

1  Thank David B
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review and the friendly tip!

Reviewed 8 March 2016

Very interesting and informative of the local area and it's history. Near parks and boating area. Kid friendly. Restaurants not to far away.

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OCHSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Thank you so much for visiting! We are glad you enjoyed the Welcome Center.

Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I was shocked that many people came into this location only looking for attractions brochure. And not even take the time to admire how all of this started. It's like going to the past and see how native fell in love, how history developed and...More

Thank Natanael V
OCHSMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed the history.

Reviewed 11 February 2016

boring boring boring but I tried to fake it for the kids sake. They like some of the displays and I took what moments I could to make it educational but I won't go back.

Thank Victoria-Ace
OCHSMarketing, Guest Relations Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Thank you for your response. We always appreciate feedback. Please let us know if there was something specific you were looking for. Thanks!

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