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Central Florida Railroad Museum in Winter Garden, Florida

Welcome to the
Central Florida Railroad Museum

Located in Historic Downtown Winter Garden
Operated by the Central Florida Railway Historical Society

Hours of Operation

OPEN

Tuesday through Saturday

11:00am until 3:00pm

CLOSED

Sunday and Monday

Free admission.

Donations appreciated.

No food, drinks or pets inside the museum.

All Aboard!

The Central Florida Railroad Museum shares the history of railroading in Central Florida through photos, exhibits, maps, signage, charts, historic railroad artifacts and more.

Our collection of dining car china and silver service features tableware from America's historic passenger trains.

Admission is free and donations are greatly appreciated.

Winter Garden and the Railroad

The railroad played an integral part in the city of Winter Garden's history. Learn more in this episode of Scrapbook.


Video courtesy of Orange TV Scrapbook

Upcoming Events

  • Dining in Style:  The Golden Age of the Railroad Dining Car
    Dining in Style:  The Golden Age of the Railroad Dining Car
    Tue, Feb 06
    Central Florida Railroad Museum
    Feb 06, 2024, 11:00 AM – Aug 03, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Feb 06, 2024, 11:00 AM – Aug 03, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Travel back to a time when meals were prepared from scratch, served on china dining plates, and savored by guests aboard a streamlined train destined for the Sunshine State.
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  • Florida Railroad History Snippets and Tidbits
    Florida Railroad History Snippets and Tidbits
    Mon, Mar 11
    Central Florida Railroad Museum
    Mar 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S. Boyd Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Mar 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S. Boyd Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Central Florida has a rich history of railroading. Railroads were a key component of opening up the area in the later 1800s, both for passengers and freight. This program will look at a number of snippets and tidbits of railroad history in Central Florida from the 1880s to the 1970s.
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  • Seth Bramson presents 'The Three Great Henrys Who Built Florida’
    Seth Bramson presents 'The Three Great Henrys Who Built Florida’
    Sat, Mar 16
    Central Florida Railroad Museum
    Mar 16, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Seth Bramson, author of ‘Speedway to Sunshine’ and Historian for the Florida East Coast Railway, joins us to share the story of three Henry’s who changed Florida forever – Henry Flagler, Henry Plant and Henry Sanford.
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Calendar

Click on the date for event details.

Books, model trains, tracks, buildings, Thomas gifts, Lionel and collectable trains, artwork and more are available for purchase at the museum gift shop.
Cash, debit cards and credit cards accepted.

Gift Shop

Model trains for sale at the Central Florida Railroad Museum
Railroad books for sale at the Central Florida Railroad Museum
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Thomas and Friends Gift Shop

Downtown Winter Garden Live Stream


This live view looks west along Plant Street in downtown Winter Garden. The concrete path in the median is the West Orange Trail, a 22-mile path that follows the former route of the Orange Belt Railway.

The Central Florida Railroad Museum is located one block south of Plant Street.

Live camera stream courtesy of the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation.

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Florida Association of Museums Member

The Central Florida Railway Historical Society is a 2024 Member
of the Heritage Rail Alliance

The Central Florida Railway Historical Society is a 2024 Member
of the Florida Association of Museums

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The Central Florida Railroad Museum is Operated Under a Cooperative Agreement Between the City of Winter Garden, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, Inc. and the Central Florida Railway Historical Society, Inc.

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