Skeletons: Museum of Osteology
Reunion Vacation Homes, May 26, 2018
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Located under the Wheel in downtown Orlando, the Skeletons: Museum of Osteology is an incredible family-owned museum that showcases the diversity of the animal kingdom using over 500 real animal skeletons and over 40 exhibits on display. It is one of only two such museums in the country and the first of its kind in the Orlando area.
A Fascinating Exploration of Bones and More
The Skeletons: Museum of Osteology began with founder Jay Villemarette's passion for collecting skulls, which began with a chance encounter upon a dog skull in the woods when he was 7 years old. Since then, Mr. Villamarette and his family have dedicated themselves to the collection and display of fascinating bones gathered from all over the world, housing them at both their Orlando and Oklahoma locations.
Beyond the museum's year-round display of amazing skeletons, Skeletons: Museum of Osteology also hosts fun-filled events designed to educated and entertain visitors. Some events include admission discounts while others bring in top experts in the fields of health, anthropology, and even law enforcement for insight into how the study of skeletons contributes to our society as a whole. If you happen to plan your Orlando vacation in time to catch one of the museum's spectacular events, it can make for a fun and educational family-friendly outing during your stay!
Admission prices for Skeletons: Museum of Osteology is set at $12.99 per child and $19.99 per adult. Additionally, discounts are available for groups of 10 or more people—a fantastic option for visitors traveling with family and friends. There is also a souvenir and gift shop available onsite that sells all kinds of skull- and skeleton-related memorabilia, clothing, accessories, and home decor.
The museum is open daily for 365 days per year, with hours between 10:00 am and 10:00 pm. You'll find Skeletons: Museum of Osteology in downtown Orlando at 8441 International Dr., Ste. 250, Orlando, FL 32819. You can also reach the museum by phone at (407) 203-6999 or by email at [email protected], or find out more information by speaking with our representatives at Reunion Vacation Homes.
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