Field Trips


Book Your Pioneer Village Field Trip!

Book your Pioneer Village Field Trip.  On select dates, the Pioneer Village will be alive with re-enactors and historical demonstrators.  Students will be able to "meet" the Central Florida pioneers and become a part of history at the Pioneer Village.


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Living History Pioneer Village: Tour multiple structures from the late 1800’s, including a cracker house, a blacksmith shop, a citrus packing house, Seminole Indian Village, cow camp and more! Each building is packed with artifacts to showcase the lifestyle of early Florida pioneers. For an additional fee, add a guided nature walk through the Steffee Nature Preserve to the Welcome Center and History Museum for a guided tour*.

- Pioneer Activities - Throughout your tour of the Pioneer Village, your students will spend a day as a pioneer by participating in butter-making and other fun activities from the era.

Cost: Your 2 hour guided tour is $5 per student, $6 per adult/chaperone. Staff employed by the school are free.  Minimum number of 10 students. Maximum number of 200 students.

Additional $5 should be added to each individual for the guided nature walk and tour of history museum. Minimum number of 10 students. Maximum number of 32 students.

If traveling between the Welcome Center, Pioneer Village, and Steffee Preserve, there is a foot path that offers a mile of scenic views of natural Central Florida. Otherwise, groups would need to provide their own transportation between locations.


As of March 1, 2019, Living History field Trips are available on Fridays only.  Self-guided tours (at a lower price) are available other days. If you are interested in scheduling a visit, please contact jozef@osceolahistory.org.

Mail Us Your Deposit

A 50% deposit is required to reserve all field trips. This deposit is refundable if we receive notice of your cancellation no less than 30 days prior to your visit. The remainder of the payment is due upon arrival at the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum.

**The maximum number of students and chaperones were able to accommodate in one field trip is 200.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUR PIONEER VILLAGE FIELD TRIP:

    • Reservations are required for Living History field trips.  No walk-ins are accepted.  Field trip programs require a minimum of one adult per 10 children.
    • At the discretion of OCHS, learning stations may vary slightly but will always be content appropriate.
    • Each field trip lasts approximately two hours and is comprised of fifteen minute long stations.  Field Trip stations begin promptly at the designated field trip start time - if your group is late you may not be able to attend all of the learning stations.
    • Closed toe shoes, such as sneakers are recommended.  It also strongly recommended that you wear sunscreen and a hat - the Pioneer Village field trips are outside.
    • Students should bring a full water bottle. 

Additional Terms and Conditions:

  • Call Jozef Bladek at 407-396-8644 x2 or e-mail Jozef@osceolahistory.org for availability.
  • Rates have changed March 1, 2019. All field trips scheduled prior to that date will be accommodated at the previous rates.
  • All rates are inclusive of tax.
  • Infant policy: ages 3 and under are FREE.
  • Children policy: ages 4 to 12 are considered children.
  • Adult policy: ages 13 and up are adults.
  • Educators are considered to be staff hired to teach or supervise youth. Additional relatives accompanying the tour as chaperones must pay admission.

Blackout dates: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and Duke Energy.

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