History and Social Studies

History Museums/Exhibits

Central Florida Railroad Museum

101 South Boyd Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787. 407-656-0559. Established in 1983, located at the Tavares and Gulf Railroad, with a collection of cars, china, and silverware. Features a 1938 Fairmont motor car and a Clinchfield Railroad caboose. Free/Suggested Donation.

Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

Focuses on the past Holocaust victims with exhibits and films from the tragic period. Exhibits include witness survivors, art work, and memorials. 851 N Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751. Tel: 407-628-0555. Cost: Free/Suggested Donation.

Orlando Fire Museum

Established in 2002, a living history museum with tours of the firehouse. 2416 North Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803. Tel: 407-898-3138. Cost: Free.

Winter Garden Heritage Museum

Tour through a collection of Native American artifacts, photographs, and railroad memorabilia. 1 N. Main Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787. Tel: 407-656-5544. Cost: Fee.