Orange County Regional History Center, The

Orange County Regional History Center, The

Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, the History Center offers four floors of dynamic permanent exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The smart, surprising fun continues with limited-run and nationally-run traveling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year.


Outreach Program: Museum in a Box


Program Description

Museum in a Box is an object-based, multimedia learning experience that brings the History Center into your classroom! This self-contained program is easily facilitated by teachers. Inside the box, you’ll find an audio player, along with artifacts and replicas. When you place the objects on the top of the box, an audio response will play. Over the period of a week, you can incorporate the box


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshops & Classes
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population Served Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:


August 28, 2023 - May 17, 2024

Available times:

As requested. Boxes are rented for a duration of one week. Additional weeks may be requested.

Length of :Program 1 hour per session
Space / technical requirements:

Box needs to be plugged into an outlet.

Fees / Ticketing:

$125 per week

$100 per additional week

$50 for shipping (can choose to pick up from the History Center to avoid shipping fee.

Orange County Public Schools are eligible to receive funding through the United Arts of Central Florida. For more information regarding grant funding, contact Shannon Elliston at 407-836-8545 or


Orange County Public Schools


Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes



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