Pioneer Day

Pioneer Day

Osceola History will host its 29th annual Pioneer Day on Saturday, November 14, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Village in Kissimmee. Step back in time at this family-friendly event featuring pioneer and Seminole life demonstrations, live music, a kids’ craft zone, and a real Florida Market. As visitors explore the Pioneer Village they will learn how Florida Seminoles and early pioneer […]

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Osceola History announces access program for low-income families

Osceola History announces access program for low-income families

Osceola History announces access program for low-income families Museums for All to increase accessibility of high-quality museum learning resources  Osceola History announces that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program […]

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Coronavirus Update: Pioneer Village and Museum re-opening

Coronavirus Update: Pioneer Village and Museum re-opening

UPDATED July 15, 2020: New Hours – Pioneer Village and the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum will operate with new hours beginning July 20, 2020. Both locations will be open Tuesday – Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on Monday. Posted May 8, 2020: Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek and the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum will reopen on […]

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The Homes of Pioneer Village

The Homes of Pioneer Village

May is National Preservation Month Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek tells the story of Osceola County’s early settlers. The collection of 17 buildings includes four original homes that belonged to the Cadman, Lanier, Tyson and Partin families. The homes date from the late 1800s to the 1930s.  In observance of National Preservation Month, we would like to recognize these families and share the history of […]

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