UCF Public History Center


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Update on the Public History Center's operation in the Student Museum Building

The University of Central Florida’s lease on the Student Museum building will expire on July 31.

UCF will transition the building back to Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS). SCPS will determine the future use of the facility.

The university is committed to continuing its close working relationship with Seminole County Public Schools and its community partners. In the weeks ahead, SCPS, UCF and community organizations will work to develop a plan for finding appropriate archival homes for the building’s collections. This will assure that the collections are safe and accessible to students, researchers, and the general public for generations to come.

Please check back for updates and more information.


Visit the Public History Center, located in historic Sanford, Florida. Your journey into the past awaits!

map icon301 W. 7th Street
Sanford, FL 32771

(407) 936-1679

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat
9:00am – 5:00pm

Admission: $5 per person, children 3 and under free

Guided and self-guided tours available
Call 407-936-1679 for more information.

The Public History Center is a unique partnership of Seminole County Public Schools and the University of Central Florida.

Become a Volunteer

Share your talents, interests, and free time with the community as a Public History Center volunteer! Guide tours, assist with special events, or even develop and preserve exhibits, all as a volunteer. To learn more about exciting volunteer opportunities, click here.

Help make history... support the Public History Center. Donations allow the Public History Center to preserve history and share it with hundreds of visitors each week.

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