Special Exhibit: 50 Years of Theme Parks

Special Exhibit: 50 Years of Theme Parks

In 1971, Magic Kingdom opened the Main Gates to visitors from all across the country: beginning what is now known as the World’s attractions Hub. Immediately following in Disney’s footsteps, Seaworld snapped up land and began construction on their third park to open in Orlando in December 1973: ensuring “You’ll have a whale of a time.” Seeing the success of its competitors, Universal Studios opened […]

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Theme Park Collectors Week

Osceola History will be showcasing an exhibit on how theme parks have affected Osceola County in the last 50 years. We know so many people in our community have memorabilia, family photos, vintage limited edition items, and the like. We would like to invite the community to help showcase the last 50 years by loaning and donating some of these family memories and collectibles for […]

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