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Railroad Museum of South Florida

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June 2019

Right now, the train is being repaired. Since that is the case, it is only open on weekends and... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2019
IowaTravellinGuy
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Fun for the family

I made this trip from Fort Lauderdale for the day with my teenage daughter. For only $5.00 pp this... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2019
FaithHolowicki
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Davie, Florida
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The Railroad Museum of South Florida,Inc operates the Lakes Park and Gulf Railroad and Railroad Museum in Lakes Regional Park in south Ft Myers Florida. Lakes Regional Park is a Approx 300 Acres in size, and is part of the Lee County Parks and...more
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

Is a very small museum. The entrance was free because the trains are not open. They have a small train simulator and the boys had lost of fun. You might spend 30 minutes inside but they have a big park outside for the young ones...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Right now, the train is being repaired. Since that is the case, it is only open on weekends and they are waiving the price on the museum. I was disappointed at first, but as a free stop, it was worth it. There are model trains...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed May 13, 2019

I made this trip from Fort Lauderdale for the day with my teenage daughter. For only $5.00 pp this was great entertainment for both of us. Very different from anything we've done. The surrounding park is beautiful and has a lot to offer for outdoor...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

My husband is a train enthusiast in his late 60s, and he got a real kick out of the Railroad Museum of South Florida. Located at Lakes Park, it's a perfect switch from walking through the park or watching the kids on the splash pads...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Took our grandchild ( 3 years) on the train - he loved it. Interesting commentary by the conductor. 15 minutes - $5 not bad

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed February 25, 2019

The museum with model railroad layouts was ok, bit small, but free. Was disappointed that the train ride did not use live steam engines. Nice adjacent playgrounds for children.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mark Z
Reviewed February 7, 2019

There is not a heck of a lot of things to do with small children. This place rocks. You can rent bikes, boats and take train rides. Nice gardens. Good place for a picnic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank orin o
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Great park. Fun train ride. Danta was there. Loved it! The lake looked nice. Landscape is beautiful. Great for families.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank denise h
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Travelling with kids? Then visit this place. It is situated in the Lakeland park. A small museum with toy trains, a train simulator and elderly volunteers who runs this place. Our kids loved it. Then there is the mini train outside the museum. A ride...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 368stefanj
Reviewed January 17, 2019

We went here with our grandkids for New Years, and the train ride was awesome! It was the last Christmas display train ride for the year, so they had Christmas decorations displayed the whole way through the ride. The playground there is awesome too!

Date of experience: December 2018
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