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Address: 1300 Fort Christmas Rd., Christmas, FL 32709
Phone Number: 407-568-4149
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A Free Fort

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
MickMMidlands
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Midlands
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Midlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
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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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful place informative fantastic pieces of history photo opportunities galore great place for kids as well

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Seven restored pioneer homes, all originally from the local area and moved and reconstructed on this five acre site. You could easily spend a half day here and you probably need more. The homes have a poster outside depicting the history of the property along with notes of the family who originally owned and built them. Inside are many artefacts... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We enjoyed touring the museum and learning about how the earlier settlers lived in Florida. History about the Indian relationships, citrus, cattle, farming, etc. Many displays from clothing, "cracker home", Fort Christmas, sugar cane press, etc. Worth the trip!

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29 reviews 29 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was a great place. The homes and school there have the correct era items. Loved it! Pavilions for picnics, bathrooms, basketball court and softball field.

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Make sure you don't visit Fort Christmas on a Monday, because it will be closed. This was our mistake, but we went back on another day, and had a great afternoon out. The museum is very interesting and informative, It gives a good insite into Central Florida's history, including the Seminole wars, and slavery in the area. The staff were... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We've been to Fort Christmas twice now. The first time was in the Spring without much planning - and we found it was closed on Mondays. This last time, we planned to be there for the Cracker Christmas Festival. There were numerous craft and food vendors along with the historical reenactments and demonstrations. We brought our Christmas cards with us... More 

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