Courthouse Tours

Court Administration provides organized tours of the Orange County Courthouse, the Osceola County Courthouse, and the Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center for schools, community organizations and the public. To schedule a tour please complete the on-line request form (click on Courthouse) provided below:

Click on to request a tour of the Orange County Courthouse
Click on to request a tour of the Osceola County Courthouse
Click on to request a tour of the Juvenile Justice Center
Orange County Courthouse
Osceola County Courthouse
Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center
Request Tour

Upon receiving the online request, court staff will call the requesting organization to confirm the date and time of the tour. Please note that all tour requests should be made at least 5 business days prior to the date of the tour.


Due to the high volume of citizen traffic and security restrictions, Courthouse tours are conducted within the following constraints:

 

Orange County Courthouse

Osceola County Courthouse Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center
Days Tours are Offered: Tuesday - Thursday Tuesday - Friday Tuesday - Wednesday
Times of Tour: 10:00am - 4:00pm 10:00am - 4:00pm 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Capacity: 30 people 30 people 20 people

Please note that all individuals entering the courthouse are subject to a security search, so be sure to allow sufficient time to go through security. Note: please limit all electronic equipment, including cell phones.The following items will be prohibited from coming into the courthouse:

  • Firearms
  • Knives of any type
  • Handcuffs/handcuff keys
  • Scissors
  • Razors
  • Box cutters
  • Pepper spray
  • Aerosol cans
  • Tools
  • Tape measures
  • Clay and/or putty material
  • Glass perfume bottles over 4 oz
  • Chains over 12" in length
  • Oversized belt buckles

These items must be taken back to your vehicle or they will be confiscated and disposed of.


Orange County Courthouse
Tour Guide         Information         Directions

In the Orange County Courthouse, tour stops generally include the rotunda, jury assembly room, courtrooms and judicial chambers. The highlight of the tour is a stop in the Court’s high-tech courtroom on the 23rd floor.

There is a parking garage located adjacent to the courthouse. However, there is a fee to park in the garage ($1.00 per hour or maximum of $10.00 per day). Parking is also available in designated areas on the streets surrounding the courthouse. Handicap vans will not clear the courthouse garage. School buses will need to drop off students in semi-circle in front of Courthouse on Orange Avenue.


Osceola County Courthouse
Slide Show          Information         Directions

In the Osceola County Courthouse, tour stops generally include the jury assembly room, the historic courthouse, the high-tech courtrooms and judicial chambers. The highlight of the tour is a stop in the Court’s high-tech courtroom on the 5th floor.

There is free parking adjacent to the courthouse. Parking is also available in designated areas on the streets surrounding the courthouse. School buses will need to drop off students in semi-circle in front of the courthouse on Courthouse Square.


Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center
Information         Directions

In the Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center, tour stops generally include a courtroom and judicial chambers.  There is free parking adjacent to the Justice Center.  


Note: Do not drink, eat, smoke or chew Gum in the Courthouses. Please do not Talk loudly as to disrupt court proceedings.