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Hannibal Square Heritage Center

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this is a beautiful place for meetings, pilate workouts, or just sitting outside and reading. you... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Orlando, Florida
Winter Park's African American History & More Treasures at Hannibal Square Heritage Center

If you love history, culture, African American History, or a glimpse at the past through photos... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
Winter Park, Florida
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

this is a beautiful place for meetings, pilate workouts, or just sitting outside and reading. you are within walking distance of the downtown winter park avenue where you can shop and eat too. this historic section of winter park has been transformed to a beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

If you love history, culture, African American History, or a glimpse at the past through photos and stories; then you need to visit this little museum-heritage center right off Park Ave in Winter Park. I visited twice in a week because it was so nice...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Da wife and I were in town for the Sidewalk Art Exhibit (Go if you get a chance! It’s a great show!). We wandered up to Hannibal Square from downtown Winter Park to look around. We loved a park called Shady Park. From there, looking...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This museum is definitely breathtaking! Our family visited this center as a part of our family vacation, education for our teens and also for one of our teens to do a school project/essay. Our tour guide (Cyria), was so very kind and knowledgeable. We learned...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is a unique small photographic museum focusing on the culture of Winter Park's Hannibal Square neighborhood, a historically all-black neighborhood located near downtown Winter Park. The museum contains a time line of the history of the Hannibal Square area from post-Reconstruction era through the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

This was suggested by my cousin who lives in Florida and is not normally frequented by tourists. I found the photos of the inhabitants of the area very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

The museum showcases the significant history of the local African-American population and provides a good context for how Winter Park became what it is today.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed March 21, 2015

They have several nice exhibits about the local community and its history. The time line gives a great overview of the history of Hannibal Square, one of the first communities where African Americans could buy and own property. Currently they have a large photo exhibit...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank partygirlhe
Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Interesting display depicting stories from the lives of local African-American identities from 1880s through to present. Very welcoming and informative curator/manager Syria. Nearby Shady Park great for a picnic, or check out one of several upmarket eateries on New England Avenue.

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Catherinetas
Reviewed December 28, 2014

Beautiful artwork and numerous pieces by local artist. Well worth the visit. It is located right across from the Winter Park Community Center. Something for everyone.

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank lilmoeco2002
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Winter Park is contiguous to Orlando on the north. I had a 20 minute commute to downtown Orlando from Winter Park using city streets.