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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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Great Pioneer Village

This site has Houses, Barns, A Train Depot, Blacksmith Shop and many other interesting Buildings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ken B
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Uniontown, Ohio
Clean interesting pioneer village

Wonderful quiet peaceful visit, very very well done so interesting to see how people used to live... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
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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 3 weeks ago

This site has Houses, Barns, A Train Depot, Blacksmith Shop and many other interesting Buildings complete with furnishings and information. We spent about an hour and a half ad really enjoyed it. Best of all we saved money by buying our tickets on floridavacationauction.com

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Wonderful quiet peaceful visit, very very well done so interesting to see how people used to live, especially the school!

Thank cochraneOxford
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

A mixture of renovated and replica houses built in a large paddock. Boards throughout the village explaining the history of each building and the families that lived in them.

Thank PHE22
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 14 November 2017

After visiting the Osceola County Welcome Centre and History Museum, we ventured on out to the Pioneer Village to expand our knowledge of the pre Disney era. The village is set in an expansive lot and features several original buildings, such as the Cracker ‘dog...More

Thank Greg M
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

This historical village has great potential but needs it new buildings to be built -some of the new ones are replicas of the period but will add variety to the village. There is a train station, church family homes a farm and indigenous village which...More

Thank HughMc
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We have big plans for the future to add a living history element and look forward to seeing you upon your return. Thanks again!

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Village is slowly taking shape, but the houses already there are well appointed, and it's fun to learn about the families that lived there.

Thank Rosemary A
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hi Rosemary, thank you very much for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Hey historical village many older reproduction buildings from the distant past. Great way to spend an hour walking around older buildings looking at the different types of instructions of the local area.

Thank John C
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little place we happened to stumble into where we met two really nice people who gave us a short history of the place then let us investigate ourselves would definitely recommend

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OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Fascinating village comprising some original buildings and some replicas. Gives one an idea of how life would have been for the early pioneers. Good value for money, and one could easily spend a couple of hours here together with the Shingle Creek walk. The guide...More

Thank Brian B
OCHSMarketing, General Manager at Osceola County Historical Society Pioneer Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Karen W
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.

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lloyd m
23 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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