Winter Park History Museum, also known as the Winter Park Historical Museum, is a local history museum in Winter Park, Orange County, Florida. It is operated by the Winter Park Historical Association and located in a former railroad freight depot.Arrange to visit Winter Park Historical Museum and other attractions in Winter Park using our Winter Park trip itinerary builder tool.
The museum's collections of historic artifacts include area schools, medical and military items, vintage postcards and photographs, Boy Scout items, and items of local businesses and industries.
Exhibitions have included local area history subjects such as area railroads, the history and culture of the turpentine industry, Winter Park High School history, and the city's Colony Theatre (Winter Park, Florida).
Winter Park Historical Museum reviews
An interesting museum with a very informative member of staff. The history of the hotels and tourism was good long with he time line of the town. Could do with being bigger. more »
This was my first visit. I have a glimpse of it in a video on my youtube channel (link in profile, look for Winter Park Museum Day). Very small with different exhibits. In the heart of Winter Park. more »
Loved this place!! Rode the Sunrail from Longwood to Winter Park with my children and it was within walking distance of the station. It is packed with tons of historical items and information!! Had an amazing time and the woman running it was absolutely wonderful!!! A must see for anyone who enjoys local history!!
Nice displays of hotels of the past in Winter Park with the history on plaques telling of the pre-Disney lifestyle in Winter Park, which was popular for celebrities, singers, and other wealthy snowbirds.
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