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International Trolley and Train Museum, Orlando, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 2.5mi
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added on the 28th of August, 2010
I'm not sure how much someone who isn't remotely interested in trains will like this, but if you have even a passing interests in railroads, visiting this museum is a fun experience.

The International Trolley and Train Museum showcases 14 model railroad trains complete with sound and lights, which travel through an indoor garden with miniature mountains, waterfalls and tunnels.

There are hundreds of toy trains on display, dating back to the 1920's, and as far as activities go, you can take a ride on a Victorian-style half open/half closed trolley, and a rather smaller than normal 1880 locomotive.

Address:
8990 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

Price:
$8 for adults, $6 for children

Opening Hours:
Sunday to Thursday 10:00am-6:30pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00am-7:00pm

 
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