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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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Interesting guide to the area

Wanted to walk on the nearby trail and popped in here, well worth it to get a child friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Treflesg
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London, United Kingdom
A good place to stop while in the area

I read about this in a travel guide while in the area. I stopped by and will be taking my wife with... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
BikingBeachBum11
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Bradenton, Florida
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“pioneer village” (17 reviews)
“shingle creek” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
4135 W Vine St, Kissimmee, FL 34741-4503
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+1 407-396-8644
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"pioneer village"
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"shingle creek"
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"learn something"
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"interesting displays"
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"regional park"
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"kayak trip"
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"discount tickets"
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"great visit"
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"flora and fauna"
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"kissimmee area"
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"two hours"
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"rainy day"
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"baby alligators"
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"donation"
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"visitors"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to walk on the nearby trail and popped in here, well worth it to get a child friendly introduction to the wildlife and people’s of the green swamp that Orlando is built on. Sad to read the fate of the local Indian tribe.

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OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We hope you enjoyed the beautiful trails much as our museum.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I read about this in a travel guide while in the area. I stopped by and will be taking my wife with me next time I am in the area. The museum is not huge, but the displays are well done and informative. It was...More

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We look forward to your return with your wife. Thanks!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is Osceola Historic Society , part museum , part info , plenty of discount tickets, and a chance to see the beginnings of Kissimmee., volunteers not pushy sales folk.

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for your awesome review!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were visiting Kissimmee with three generations including grandson ages 9-17. We enjoyed the displays in the Kissimmee visitor center prior to going on a walk on Shingle Creek that left from the visitor center. Younger grandsons enjoyed watching the baby alligators in tank at...More

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is much more than a welcome center. It really is a museum about the history of this area. The amazing thing about it is that it is free. It tells about the way of life a century ago and about the wildlife that lives...More

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are excited to hear your enjoyed the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum including the baby gators.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is quite a nice place to get the history of Kissimmee. We ventured there after the Osceola Pioneer Village. You can spend 1/2 hour to an hour going through it. Interesting exhibits and a lot to read and see. It doesn’t cost anything....More

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Please come back and visit us soon.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

In this museum you can find information about the history of Kissimmi and the wildlife that lives here. It's nice and quiet and a friendly woman welcomed us. We were the only visitors at that time. The Museum is easy accessabel, there is a large...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

OK, not many people come to Kissimmee because they're interested in Kissimmee itself. They come because this is a gateway to Walt Disney World. But for those who, like my wife and me, like to learn something about the places we're visiting. this little history...More

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hello, thank you so much for your wonderful and detailed review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the museum and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

suprised by how extensive this welcome center was. the ususal brochures were there,a nd people to give you informaotn, but there was a nice little museum that told about the area, its history and geology

Thank Robert G
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The museum was small but was interesting and a good place to start your visit. We then drove to the Pioneer village and spent about an hour looking around the homes and discovering how people lived during the time that Florida was being settled. The...More

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