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Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village

2491 Babb Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746-5803
+1 407-396-8644
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Something a bit different in Kissimmee

Excellent, really interesting and very different from the usual Orlando attractions. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
kaggim
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Missed opportunity

We went here because of the reviews and we had a spare hour on our way back to the airport on a... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Simon C
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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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History meets nature at the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek Regional Park! Step back in time as you tour the fully-restored dwellings of some of Osceola County's earliest settlers, furnished to depict lifestyles in the late 19th century. Visit our Seminole Settlement to see how Florida's natives lived off the land. Explore our hiking, biking and paddling trails to get in touch with Florida's nature on the Headwaters of the Everglades. Visiting Central Florida? Don't miss the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum! Journey through Osceola County's natural history as you crawl through a gopher tortoise burrow and climb into a life-sized eagle's nest. Venture through interactive exhibits that tell the stories of Osceola County's earliest industries including citrus farming, cattle ranching, and tourism. After you learn about Osceola County's past, explore what its present has to offer with information about local restaurants and hotspots, as well as discounted tickets to local attractions.
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2491 Babb Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746-5803
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent, really interesting and very different from the usual Orlando attractions. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank kaggim
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you very much for your great review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.

Reviewed 24 June 2017

We went here because of the reviews and we had a spare hour on our way back to the airport on a Sunday – however, there really is nothing to see apart from some old buildings which are unattended and you can’t approach. Really a...More

Thank Simon C
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hello, thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback and are working on adding additional programming eliminates to the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek to make it more interactive. We do offer guided tours if you are...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you are looking for a good history lesson and to see how our ancestors survived this is a must see! From church to schooling get a first hand look at how life was done! I recommend this place to anyone with children looking for...More

Thank DustinHollis
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek! Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Nice place to visit if you are looking for something to do with a lot of history involved. This pioneer village is a group of different houses and buildings that were moved here and preserved or renovated to look like they were in their past...More

Thank Carly M
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We appreciate you taking the time to post about our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek!

Reviewed 1 June 2017

We really enjoyed our experience! The whole thing is broken into 4parts. You can walk the trail to each of the sites or drive to them. The Welcome Center tells you and shows you the history of Osceola County as a whole and has fun,...More

Thank Livingfornow
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We appreciate you taking the time to post about our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek and Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum!

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I found the village very interesting. It's well laid out with good information boards at each house. Some of the houses are original and some are replicated. It gave us all a good idea of what life was like in the late 19th century for...More

Thank greentrees2014
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review and wonderful comments. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek and hope you will come back to visit once the church is complete. Thanks!

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Not big by any means but enough to do for an hour or 2. At $7 it wont break the bank either. Depicts life as it was in the late 1800's to the early 1900's. From living quarters, processing of goods, trade, railway and religion...More

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OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear your enjoyed our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

well worth a return visit staff are helpful and picnic tables at the back make for a good place for lunch

Thank Margaret H
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear your enjoyed our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. The 1800s Replica Church will be complete early June so there will be an additional building the next time you visit!

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Just return from visiting this attraction with my mother and father. First of all the price is extremely reasonable for all the history that you have learn. When we first arrived we were greeted by the most friendly and informative gentleman (unfortunately I have forgotten...More

Thank zedney
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear your enjoyed our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. The 1800s Replica Church will be complete early June so there will be an additional building the next time you visit!

Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a lovely place to visit for a quiet day. Great history, lovely walks, picnic area and only a few dollars to park the car. No entrance fee. Refreshing!

Thank Katburb
OCHSMarketing, Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear your enjoyed our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. The 1800s Replica Church will be complete early June so there will be an additional building the next time you visit!

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lloyd m
22 February 2015|
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Response from Jennifer D | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your question. Yes, both the Welcome Center & History Museum and the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek are ADA compliant.
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rubyreddawgy2015
12 February 2015|
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Response from Jennifer D | Property representative |
Hello, we do have a small fee of $7 for adults/ $3 for Children at the Pioneer Village. We are currently hosting a school supplies drive for Osceola County schools. If you donate school supplies you will get in free! Also... More
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