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Winter Park Historical Museum

200 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4226
+1 407-647-2330
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Small museum, worth a visit

The historically museum shares a building used by the Saturday market and is worth taking the time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CFofLL
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Fredericton, Canada
Well done exhibit

This museum is not a destination in itself, but a nice place to spend half an hour if you are in... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Cathy H
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Orlando, Florida
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“war years” (2 reviews)
“large room” (2 reviews)
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200 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4226
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+1 407-647-2330
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historically museum shares a building used by the Saturday market and is worth taking the time to visit. The themes change and was about the home front in WW 2.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This museum is not a destination in itself, but a nice place to spend half an hour if you are in the area. They currently have an exhibit "The War Years" depicting life in Winter Park from 1941-1945. Rooms are set up as they would...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Wonderful little museum, with the local angle. And very knowledgeable caretaker. Walking distance to our hotel and the park.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a small museum, literally it's just one large room with all the exhibits. Despite its size however, it is a treasure trove of history mostly from the 40s chalked full of interesting information on the Second World War, replicas of planes, mannequins of...More

1  Thank Adrian L
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Small Winter Park Museum with free admittance. There currently is a WWII exhibit of Winter Park during the war. Worth a visit if you want a break from shopping Park Avenue.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Right at the back side of the Farmer's Market in Winter Park, FL is a newly opened (as of May 12, 2016) history museum which features the role Winter Park played in WWII and how society functioned differently during war time. Title: Winter Park: The...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful display focused on Winter Park during WWII! This museum is set up like a film home in Winter Park during WWII. It was really informative and helped me to better process the stories from my parents and grand parents. I really liked...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had looked up the museum before our trip and were hoping to see the ‘Trains of Winter Park’ exhibition, but it had unfortunately passed by the time we got there. Instead, there was an exhibit on Winter Park during WWII. Quite informative it all...More

Thank The_Concierge_8
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great exhibit about World War !!. Many interesting items. My fathers army uniform is on display.They have a living room, childs room and kitchen set up with items from the 1940s.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This great little museum is small but full of interesting information. The docent who greeted us was very friendly, welcoming and knowledgable. They currently have an exhibit about WWII. The parking and admission are free but they do accept donations. Definitely worth visiting if you...More

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