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Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum

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Great Place To Visit and Learn About Train Activities

It's a free museum so don't expect guided tours here, but the rolling stock is interesting and if... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Great Little Railroad Museum

Just off the I4 with plenty of parking outside, this is a great little museum which is free to look... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Stuart C
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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102 N Palmer St, Plant City, FL 33563-3412
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

It's a free museum so don't expect guided tours here, but the rolling stock is interesting and if you take the time to read the information cards you will learn a few things. The small speeders are in abundance and the variety is amazing. There...More

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Benito L, Executive Director at Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

RichC32958 Thank you very much for visiting our Museum and for the kind words. Stop in again, it would be pleasure meeting you

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Just off the I4 with plenty of parking outside, this is a great little museum which is free to look round. It has some great exhibits including a small locomotive and caboose outside. Unfortunately the caboose wasn’t open but there was lots to see inside....More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Go back in time while visiting this quaint little railroad museum in the Winter Strawberry Capital. Learn about the history, culture, development and innovations occurring around this small and very relevant station. Nearby shops and eateries abound and do not disappoint.

Thank Milagros M
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Employees were rude, there was little to nothing to do or see. The train ride in the open air was nice, but it took you to a place that had one small building the size of a bathroom to look at and nothing else. We...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

My son absolutely loves to come here!! Watch the trains go by on the platform or look at the models in the museum!!!

Thank Josephinejj86
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Love this quaint museum and all the beautifully kept train memorabilia. It is a fun place to take photos for special occasions. Loads of parking and its right downtown so its easily walkable to other shops and restaurants.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 17, 2017

This is an amazing place! A friend visiting from out-of-state is a huge rail fan and we've been doing "rail things" during his visit. This one was on my list, but being in Plant City I hadn't given it a high priority. Fortunately it fell...More

Thank OrlandoRick
Reviewed July 1, 2017

If you're a rail fan like my wife, you will find this to be a pleasant stop. It is a small but free rail museum. It has 3 small rooms with local rail history and 4 rail cars outside to take your picture by.

Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I really like Railway museums, so was looking forward to seeing what Plant City had to offer. There is a caboose, and a little yard engine, but not so much else. There is some train memorabilia in the old train station, and it was quite...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with kids to see the history of trains in and around Plant City. The viewing platform is wonderful, with lots of trains from CSX to Amtrak passing by on a daily basis. Whether you a train enthusiast or just like Museum...More

Thank Railroad S
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