Central Florida Railroad Museum, Winter Garden

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The Central Florida Railroad Museum is located at 101 South Boyd Street, Winter Garden, Florida in a former Tavares and Gulf depot built in 1913. The museum contains exhibits depicting Central Florida's railroading history, including a large collection of dining car china. It is part of the Winter Garden Downtown Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum is operated by the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation and opened in 1983.
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  • If you visit downtown Winter Garden, you know it's a must to stop in the CFR Museum at least once. Explore railroad history while here, this isn't something you find in every town, so enjoy while here...  more »
  • This museum is not very large and we had been there before. But we had friends with us and stopped again. An attendant said we could look around or he would guide us. We said he could show us around a...  more »
  • The museum is housed in the old depot, so the exhibits and artifacts are a bit cramped in there. Worth a stop if you're in the area.  more »
  • Great little museum. Huge collection, including a very impressive railroad china collection. Operating model railroad layout. Clinchfield Railroad caboose open for tours.
  • I love it and so does my son. Its free too, though the hours of 1 to 5 make it a little hard to visit during the week.
  • Kids enjoyed it. My son wants to do their map hunt next time!
  • Small museum packed full of train artifacts. Go on the weekend to learn from the volunteer staff of rail road buffs.
  • Has a lot of one of a kind artifacts and a huge library. Make sure to check out the caboose and all the lights outside.

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