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Winter Garden Heritage Museum

1 N. Main Street, Winter Garden, FL 34777
407.656.3244
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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I went here with friends and was delighted with the way the museum was set out and the information given in each of the exhibition rooms, well worth the visit!

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Winter Garden, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We happened to be in downtown for a walk on the West Orange Trail and stop at Axum Coffee and decided to pop into the museum as we walked by. There's no charge but plenty of interesting local history. Winter Garden natives take great pride in their community and that is evident in this little museum which will soon be... More 

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Crystal River, FL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was fun to pop into, and see some of the artifacts that had been discovered in the area. The citrus history room was nicely laid out. The hostess was very nice, and greeted us warmly. School children were coming in for an assignment that had, so she was very quick to help them all. There's a kumquat tree in... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
55 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Pleasant little museum full of interesting artefacts and information about the area. The curator was a very pleasant and helpful lady who was quite chatty and informative. No entry fee, but donations welcomed.

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Spalding
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

It might appear small but it has a lot to offer as a great insight into the local area around Winter Garden and the Orange growing business. Very pleasant greeting on arrival and lots of local history also verbally shared whilst we were there. It was free but you just had to give a donation,

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Washington, DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Who knew there was so much history in a small town of Central Florida? Native Indian remains are found here. Rubber tires were first put on tractors here. Lake Apopka was once a major tourist attraction for bass fishing. More citrus was shipped from Winter Garden than anywhere in the country at one point. I could say more! Delightful museum... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Small, but has a lot of interesting information. Got great pictures of my family on some of the old tractors.

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Clermont, Fl. USA
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13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is a small local museum worth visiting. it's free and worth the time to visit. It's in the center of town and has pictures and information on the city of Winter Garden. the people were very friendly and willing to spend time telling you about the museum.

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Westerville, OH
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The museum includes artifacts from the area. You can also listen to short recordings such as why the orange groves moved further south in the state.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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208 reviews 208 reviews
36 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Quite small and quaint, classed as a historic town. It has a ‘village’ feel to it and very friendly. Many café, bars and restaurants to choose from, only about 25 mins from Disney Island… but feels miles away. Worth a trip but you don’t need too much time there as it’s very small.

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