Robert M Conrad Educational & Research Center

137 W Michigan Ave. DeLand, Florida

Open Tuesday - Saturday   noon to 4 pm

Researchers are encouraged to call for an appointment


Burgess Pavilion & DeLand Memorial Hospital Exhibits

230 N. Stone Street DeLand, Florida

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

final tour departs at 1:30 pm


Walking tours of DeLand's National Historic Districts

available October - April  Learn More Here


DeLand House Museum

The Museum is closed for restoration and

re-interpretation. All tours are suspended until completion

of the project, anticipated May 2024.  

Phone: 386-740-6813

Email: info@westvolusiahistoricalsociety.org

 Join the Makers' Guild

Walking Tour -  Stetson University Historic District. Tour departs at 10:30 am from WVHS Conrad Educational & Research Center, 137 W Michigan Avenue in DeLand. Advance reservations required. Call 386-740-6813. Click here for more details

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Elegant Abodes of Volusia County. Learn about famous historic homes and owners in Volusia County from the John B. Stetson Mansion, DeBary Hall, Edgewood and many others spread out through every city in the county, and Volusia County's role in the Gilded Age. Speaker is James "Zach" Zacharias, Senior Curator of History at the Museum of Arts and Sciences and current chair of the Volusia County Historic Preservation Board. Conrad Educational & Research Center, 137 W Michigan Avenue in DeLand. 6 pm. Free and open to the public

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Walking Tour - Old Northwest Residential Historic District. Tour departs at 10:30am from WVHS Conrad Educational & Research Center, 137 W Michigan Avenue in DeLand. Advance reservations required. Call 386-740-6813. Click here for more details

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Build an Inkle Loom. In this all-day workshop you will assemble your own inkle loom, make your heddles and learn to warp your loom. Receive instructions on reading patterns and start weaving. Materials and lunch are provided. For adults or adults with youth assistants.  9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Click this link for more details.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Miss Alma's Afternoon Tea. Celebrate a fashionable social networking activity of the 1920s. This tea features three courses: savories, scones and sweets. Advanced reservation and payment is required. 1 - 3 pm. Deadline to RSVP is Saturday, April 27th. Details at this link.