History and Museums

Downtown bursts with art and entertainment venues to create fun and fascinating cultural experiences. From art gallery and museums to historic theatre and nationally award-winning weekly Farmers Market, there are plenty of options to immerse in local allure.

Central Florida Railroad Museum

Housed in a former Tavares and Gulf depot built in 1913, the museum depicts railroading history with a focus on Central Florida. Exhibits include a large collection of dining car china and model trains.

The Central Florida Railroad Museum operates in conjunction with the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation.

Location

101 South Boyd Street

Hours

Thursday and Friday, 11:00am-3:00pm

Admission

Free

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Winter Garden Heritage Museum & Visitors' Center

The Winter Garden Heritage Museum features rotating exhibits on the rich history of West Orange County. Stroll through the exhibit hall, take a specialized museum tour, or book a walking or biking tour of Historic Downtown.

The History Research and Education Center and Visitors’ Center houses an extensive archive documenting the area’s past with a mission to preserve the area’s heritage and architecture, as well as visitor information, maps, and brochures.

Location

Heritage Museum:
One North Main Street
History Research & Education Center:
21 East Plant Street

Hours

Heritage Museum:
Thursday and Friday, 11:00am-3:00pm
History Research & Education Center:
Thursday and Friday, 11:00am-3:00pm

Admission

Free

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