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Fort Christmas Historical Park

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Address: 1300 Fort Christmas Rd., Christmas, FL 32709
Phone Number: 407-254-9310
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Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Nice Historical Site.

Easy in and out. Nice historical site to visit. Doesn't take too long. Very nice. Liked the variety and how the property is so well kept. Worth the drive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Easy in and out. Nice historical site to visit. Doesn't take too long. Very nice. Liked the variety and how the property is so well kept. Worth the drive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very clean great buildings with plenty of history to explore as well as a park and play equipment for kids and plenty of picnic space in the shade great free activity for a family

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A volunteer at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary recommended that we check out Fort Christmas (built during the Second Seminole Indian War). Fort Christmas?? Never heard of it! Yet, when we found ourselves traveling in the direction of Christmas, Florida, we couldn't resist finding this "Fort Christmas". Well, as they say "you could have knocked my socks off!" It actually was... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Amazing little fort and museum. I highly recommend a visit. Many things to look at lots on display. Staff was very knowledgeable and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We didn't take the tour but we enjoyed driving around the Fort and seeing the buildings. (see photos included in this post) The gift shop was closed for lunch so we didn't stay to visit it. The Fort does have a lot of things to do for children, families and school groups.

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Sebastian, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This was a flashback to how people lived in old Florida, a free self tour of the fort had several old cracker style houses furnished as they were in settlers time. It is a well maintained and fort is ac'd with displays describing their life and transportation for goods etc. ..

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Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Combine a visit to Fort Christmas and Florida wetlands - bot free and both really interesting and close to each other. The fort takes an hour with children but the walk around the wetlands could take longer if you choose. There are a number of walks - don't take the tours on the bus, much better walking round and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This place is the epitome of off the beaten path. It's an old fort with historic houses and shops. Little village of time period houses and barns. Friendly staff and absolutely free. If you want an afternoon away from the parks and to lighten the pinch on your wallet stop here. We spent 2 hours there. My kids loved it!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If ur in east orlando and looking for something to do that doesn't include major money at the theme parks check this out..spread out park that is free...if u love history this is a cool place to see..u can host a small bday party here..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I've lived in Orlando for years and never heard of, or visited, this Fort Christmas park. We recently went for the Bluegrass Festival, and I was extremely impressed by this park. It is like an open air museum (except for living characters), with several old Florida houses, the fort itself, farming tools, and a home from the 1950s. All the... More 

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Additional Information about Fort Christmas Historical Park

Address: Address: 1300 Fort Christmas Rd., Christmas, FL 32709
Phone Number: 407-254-9310
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Christmas
Open Hours:
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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