Art & History Museums
Stroll through the campus of the only National Historic Landmark in Greater Orlando, built in 1937 as an artists' colony, to discover working artist studios and Mayan Revival architecture -- including 200+ murals & sculptures. Just 4 minutes from Downtown Orlando, the four museums comprising Art & History Museums – Maitland feature countless opportunities to experience hands-on history and fine art exhibitions. The museums include the Maitland Art Center, Maitland Historical Museum, Telephone Museum, and the Waterhouse Residence and Carpentry Shop Museum.
Our mission is to foster an appreciation for art and history through immersive experiences that celebrate Maitland’s diverse cultural heritage and preserves the community’s legacy embodied in Jules André Smith’s Research Studio, our National Historic Landmark.