Museums, Orlando

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  • One of the oldest Holocaust Centers in the nation

    by SEMitchell Written Nov 4, 2010

    Just a few miles north of Orlando in the city of Maitland (exit 90 of I-4) please visit the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida. It's appropriate for families -- no gruesome images -- and focuses on the stories of local survivors and educating the community about tolerance and character education. It has a modest permanent exhibit, a 6,000 volume library, and a gallery with exhibits. Admission is free; it takes about one hour to see everything.

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    by Michael_D Written Feb 2, 2005

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    This is the former Pierson Train Depot which, like the other 25+ buildings escaped demolition by being re-erected here.

    Dont look for info on the internet. I have emailed them several times over the past 5 years to get their act together, but their website has a blurry pic and a phone number. It seems their marketing is in the 1880s too LOL.

    Take Interstate 4 east, go through Orlando and take the Orange City/DeLand exit (Graves Avenue) that leads to U.S. Highway 17-92. Drive through DeLand and DeLeon Springs. U.S. 17-92 becomes U.S. 17. Turn west on Route 40. The settlement is one block past the railroad tracks on the left side.

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    1St Thursdays at OMA

    by Marinel Written Jan 20, 2005

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    The OMA Associates host 1st Thursdays events the first Thursday of every month from 6-9pm. The OMA’s atmosphere changes each month for 1st Thursdays with themed exhibitions by local artists. Guests party to live music by popular local bands or DJs. A cash bar and refreshments are available. Admission includes free access to the OMA’s galleries.

    Me and Ronnie at OMA
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    The Orlando Museum of Art is...

    by FloridaGirl Written Aug 25, 2002

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    The Orlando Museum of Art is one of the South's finest, housing both national and international. Featured permanently are 19th and 20th century African, American, and pre-Columbian Art. It is located on 2416 N. Mills Ave. (Highway 17-92) between Princeton St. and Rollins.

    Hours of Operation: Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm; closed Mondays and holidays.
    Cost: $6 for adults, $4 for seniors (55+), $4 for students with a valid ID, $4 for groups of 15 or more and $2 for children (ages 4-11). Admission is free for children 3 and under.
    For more information, contact: or 407-896-4231.

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