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Railroad Museum of South Florida

7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
+1 239-267-1905
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Fun Train ride

Train ride was fun it took you through miniature villages of old Florida and displayed the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dan G
Not ADA accessible

I visited with my service dog and paid the $5 for entry and train ride which I️ couldn’t go on due... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jupiter, 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 Recreation Dept of Lee County Florida. The property was originally an old rock quarry which has been reclaimed by Mother Nature and transformed into a waterfront wonderland for all of Florida's natural beauty! The Lakes Park and Gulf Railroad operates daily train rides along a 1 1/2 mile track which meanders around and between the many lakes, passing small villages and thru a tunnel. The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation was created to monitor the over all future of the park.
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  • Average8%
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7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
+1 239-267-1905
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Train ride was fun it took you through miniature villages of old Florida and displayed the population back in the 50's. Sure a lot more folks here now. The museum although small was quite interesting.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my service dog and paid the $5 for entry and train ride which I️ couldn’t go on due to it being chair like seats with not even a bench option or something like on a carousel , thankfully they refunded my ticket....More

Thank sonyaf431
Reviewed 21 June 2017

its takes you thru the tall trees it is great for children and adults. great for familys, grandparents, if your lucky you will see some animals

Thank elserg24
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were looking for a park to bring my 3 year old grandson and ended up at this museum. What a treat! Plenty of place for hm to run, water area at the park. We had a picnic and we road the train. Only trouble...More

Thank A208OVsusanh
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great train-themed playground in new shape that both my 2 & 6 year old enjoyed. Cute, interesting shop/museum with model trains that were running. Shopkeeper was super nice & helpful. Loved the train ride & would recommend it even without kids. Affordable price too which...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Stopping into this museum while you await the train ride at Lakes Park is great. There's a small train running around the top of the walls and some good memorabilia of trains with a small gift shop.

Thank stulimom
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My grandsons love trains, so we visited the park for the train ride. The museum was a very pleasant and unexpected addition. We spent 30-40 minutes inside enjoying the displays, especially the hands-on demonstrations. The boys loved working the controls of a train that is...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

tickets are 5$ per rider smaller fee for kids, this allows you into the train museum, where for train enthusiaists there are original logs etc to read through trains runiing along the cieling and a short train video, also available for those collectors thomas the...More

Thank Ladyandtoad
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you or your kids love trains this is the place to go, for $5 you can ride a 1 1/2 mile around the park and see the small museum and shop they have there.

Thank catedratico02
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

A great little gem of a museum, with a 15 minute train ride for only $5. Museum also has a short movie abput their train. The ride is quite comfortable for adults as we had no kids with us and enjoyed the ride very much....More

Thank Christine H
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12 January 2016|
Response from Jeff A |
$1 or children 5 and under, $5 for adults