Museums in Orlando

If you’re planning a visit to Orlando, why not spend some time at Orlando museums and galleries? It’s a great way to spend a few hours for very little money! In an Orlando museum you can immerse yourself in the culture and history that few people ever see when visiting Orlando.

Orlando History Center

The old 1920s courtroom where Ted Bundy was sentenced. Exhibits of old Florida living during the 19th century and dating back over 12,000 years. Many changing exhibits throughout the year. One of the more popular Orlando museums.


65 East Central Blvd,
Orlando 32801

Tel: 407-836-8500 or 800-965-2030

Opening Times 

10 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday

12 PM to 5 PM Sunday

Closed major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmans Day, New Years Eve & New Years Day).

Orlando History Center Admission

  • Adults: $15
  • Senior Citizens (60+): $13
  • College Students & US Military with ID: $13
  • Children 5-12 years $12, children 4 years and younger get in free.
  • Discounts are available for AAA members.

More about Orlando History Center

Orlando History Center Official WebSite

Orlando Museum of Art

Many permanent collections of Central and South American art from the Aztec, Maya, Moche, Nasca, Inca and Zapote cultures, includes texiles, ceramics and paintings. African art and crafts. Modern paintings and sculptures – plus frequently changing exhibitions throughout the year.


2416 N. Mills Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803

Tel: 407-896-4231

Opening Times

The museum is closed on Mondays

Open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Open Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 4 p.m

Art Museum Orlando Admission

  • Adults: $8
  • Children (4-17): $5
  • Senior Citizens (65+): $7
  • College Students with ID: $7
  • Groups of more than 10: $7 per person.
  • Children 3 years and younger get in free.
  • Members FREE.

More about Orlando Art Museum

Art Museum Orlando Official WebSite 

Orlando Science Center

Explore the natural environments and eco-systems of central Florida. There’s great hands-on interactive stuff for kids. Learn about light, magnetism, sound waves and electricity. Test out a giant Tesla coil that makes lightning bolts! See the massive 8-storey film theater and planetarium.


777 East Princeton Street
Orlando Fl 32803

Tel: 407-514-2000

Opening Hours

Open Sunday through Tuesday 10am – 5pm

Open Thursday through Saturday 10am – 5pm

Wednesdays are currently closed for maintenance.

Orlando Science Center Admission

  • Adults: $19
  • Children: Aged 3-11 years $13
  • Seniors and Students $17
  • Children under 2 years go FREE.

Friday & Saturday nights after 8.30pm:

  • Adults: $12
  • Children (3-11): $12
  • Seniors and Students $12
  • Children under 2 years go FREE.

More about Orlando Science Center

Official Orlando Science Center Website.

Orlando Public Arts Exhibitions

There are three rotating galleries curated by the City of Orlando Public Arts.

City Hall Exhibit – The Terrace Gallery & Mayor Galleries – exhibition space for local, national, and international artists housed across 3 floors in the Orlando City Hall building downtown.

Harry P Leu Gardens – The gallery at Harry P. Leu Gardens is located within the historic Garden House, where you can explore the House and find revolving exhibitions displaying fine art of botanical themes as well as permanent works owned by the city.

Admission Free to the general public


Orlando City Hall Terrace Gallery

400 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, 32801

Monday – Friday 8am-9pm

Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm

Closed major Holidays

Orlando City Hall 2nd and 3rd Floor Mayor’s Gallery

400 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, 32801

Monday – Friday 8am-5pm

Closed major Holidays

Leu Gardens

1920 N. Forest Ave.
Orlando, Fla. 32803
(407) 246-2620

Official Orlando Public Arts Website

More about Leu Gardens Orlando 

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