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Central Florida Railroad Museum

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good museum

this area has a long history of railroading - particularly to transport vegetables and, later... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dennis f
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Orlando, Florida
Memories revisited

We were in town for the farmers market and stopped by after it was over. We went inside and the two... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Marjory H
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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southeast corner of the intersection of South Boyd and Joiner Streets, Winter Garden, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this area has a long history of railroading - particularly to transport vegetables and, later, citrus. the museum captures the history very well.

Thank dennis f
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We were in town for the farmers market and stopped by after it was over. We went inside and the two men behind the desk were so informative. They gave us some history and answered all of our questions. We love trains.

Thank Marjory H
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Upon walking in the door your greeted with hints, history and visual memories from the past. An amazing collection of railroad items from lanterns, signals, train dinning sets, railway workers uniforms, pins, pictures, actual rail equipment and historical items from the roaring train days gone...More

Thank TravelBoy27
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Entrance is free for this place but, they do have a donation box to help with cost. I took my kids here to see the trains. They loved it and didn’t want to leave. It is a small place with two floors but, they do...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

If you’re a railroad fan this quaint little museum is for you. Dedicated primarily to the now defunct Tavares & Gulf 38 mile shortline railway, they also have mementos from numerous other railways. You can wander around on your own self guided tour or take...More

Thank Teachcool
Reviewed 26 March 2018

The Railroad Museum was such a surprise because the building didn't look that big. There was so many items, it was almost hard to see it all. It's well worth the stop to have a look.

Thank texasbella2016
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I am a bit of a railroad buff, and have been to a lot of museums around the country. This one was not great versus others I've visited. Space was limited. Not well organized. Half the space is a room with chairs which seems wasted...More

1  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We really enjoyed the hour we spent here. The lady told us so much about the area, really enjoyed visiting with her. Large collection of dishes from various railroads, so interesting to see which one was trying to out do the other. So much memorability...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

There are two RR museums in Winter Garden. This one was fun but not very instructive. We took the tour with a long time volunteer docent. He spent most of the time "wise cracking" rather than describing the history. On several occasions he would describe...More

Thank russellp117
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Huge collection of train memorabilia for the train buff. I found the dinnerware from various train lines interesting.

Thank mrscleo
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SineadF87
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Response from Teachcool | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and best of all, there are lots within walking distance. Check trip advisor for restaurants in Winter Garden and you'll find a whole list of eateries.
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