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 SEPT 28, 29. 30 Due to Hurricane Ian

CLOSED

Sunday and Monday

Free admission.

Donations appreciated.

No food, drinks or pets inside the museum.

 
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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 more than 25 patterns from America's historic passenger trains.
Young railfans will enjoy our model railroad and the hands-on Thomas layout.
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

  • Lego Day at the Museum
    Sat, Oct 08
    Central Florida Railroad Museum
    Oct 08, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    The Greater Florida Lego User Group joins us at the museum with a large Lego display, loaded with buildings, people, and working trains!
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  • Citrus and Vegetable Packing Houses & Associated Crate Labels in West Orange County
    Oct 10, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    Phil Cross shares the history of a few of the dozens of citrus and vegetable packing houses, and their colorful crate labels in this presentation.
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  • Fall Open House and Downtown Walking Tour
    Sat, Nov 26
    Central Florida Railroad Museum
    Nov 26, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Central Florida Railroad Museum, 101 S Boyd St, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA
    In recognition of our 52nd year of operation, the Central Florida Railway Historical Society will host special events on Saturday, November 24th. Activities include a downtown walking tour highlighting the history of Winter Garden railroads, a special presentation, and tours of the museum.
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Calendar

Click on the date for event details.

 

Gift Shop

Books, gifts, model trains, and original artwork are available for purchase.
Cash and credit cards accepted.

 
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Lionel items for sale.
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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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The Central Florida Railway Historical Society is a 2022 Member
of the Heritage Rail Alliance

 
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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.