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“Not the train museum, but a train outside” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Winter Garden Heritage Museum

Winter Garden Heritage Museum
1 N. Main Street, Winter Garden, FL 34777
407.656.3244
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Crystal River, FL
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Not the train museum, but a train outside”
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 a planter outside with luscious little ripe fruits hanging off it. Pretty to look at, but mouth puckerin bitter!

Visited February 2014
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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232 reviews 232 reviews
57 attraction reviews
Reviews in 94 cities Reviews in 94 cities
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
“Small but free”
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.

Visited February 2014
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Small but plenty of Punch”
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,

Visited October 2013
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Washington, DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fascinating look into Central Florida history.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

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 in a charming little city.

Visited June 2013
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Miramar, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Interesting History”
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.

Visited March 2013
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