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Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum

4135 W Vine St, Kissimmee, FL 34741-4503
+1 407-396-8644
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Visual learning

My friend from PA and I (from TN) took some time and visited this museum. The young attendant got... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
Becky J
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Do stop in

We have driven by this building hundreds of times and never given it a thought. It was recommended... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Donna J
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • Average5%
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“pioneer village” (19 reviews)
“shingle creek” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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4135 W Vine St, Kissimmee, FL 34741-4503
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+1 407-396-8644
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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
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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.

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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
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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!

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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
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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!

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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.

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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
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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.

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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
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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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Reviewed 4 February 2016

The museum was very well laid out and informative (and free). I was surprised at how young the settled area really is. Depictions of past life and current species of wildlife were well done. It's not a place you will let young children run free,...More

Thank Debbie W
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OCHSMarketing, Guest 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 it.

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Reviewed 24 January 2016

This is both a Welcome Center and Museum of Local Kissimmee History. The museum is free. We enjoyed seeing the history of the area from early paleo peoples, native americans and early settlers to the area. The center is 3-4 years old and the is...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Very nice small museum. There is a large emphasis on animal life in the area. There are many explanations, both print, pictorial and video along with the exhibits give a feel for what it was like for the early settlers of the area. The museum...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I'm a local and had no idea this place was here. It's a great starting point if you want to know more about Osceola County and the local area. The exhibits are free and very informative, they also have lots of brochures and discounts for...More

Thank Angelica R
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