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Florida Railroad Museum

12210 83rd St E, Parrish, FL 34219-2012
+1 941-776-0906
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A nice family outing. The kids really enjoyed it. Loved the shoot out. The volunteers did an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura-Sabastian
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Parrish, Florida
All aboard for a trip to the ghost town of Willow

The Florida Railroad Museum is one of three Official State Railroad Museums in Florida. Founded in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Founded in 1981, the Florida Railroad Museum's mission is to acquire, preserve and operate historic examples of Florida's railroad history. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM, year-round. Diesel train excursions operate on Saturdays and Sundays only, departing at 11 AM and 2 PM. Special events are scheduled throughout the year featuring themed train rides. Some events have different operating schedules, so please call or check our website before your visit.
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12210 83rd St E, Parrish, FL 34219-2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice family outing. The kids really enjoyed it. Loved the shoot out. The volunteers did an awesome job and dressed the part well.

Thank Laura-Sabastian
Glenn M, General Manager at Florida Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming out to see us. We are pleased you and your family had a good time. For information on upcoming events and news about the museum, like us on Facebook or join our email list.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Florida Railroad Museum is one of three Official State Railroad Museums in Florida. Founded in 1981, it is located at 12210 83rd Street East in Parrish. Its purpose is to preserve railroad history and is devoted primarily to the history of railroading. The museum...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with 2 young kids who are train mad and they loved the short train ride and looking around some of the old trains and the model railway.More

Thank JR3079
Glenn M, General Manager at Florida Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

JR3079, Thanks for visiting the museum. We are pleased to hear you and your family had a wonderful time. The museum has many children themed events planned throughout the year. Check us out and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/frrm.org and/or join our mailing list...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Had a fun time out with the family. The staff and volunteers who run the trains were very friendly and helpful, and everyone enjoyed the experience.

Thank BlueMoc
Glenn M, General Manager at Florida Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for visiting with us. We are pleased you and your family enjoyed your visit. Many events planned throughout the year. Like us on Facebook, or join our email list on our website, for updates on events and happenings at the museum.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great ride very informative and especially during the holidays when decorated for Christmas. They have special events during the year which is always fun to attend.

Thank Bo P
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the Thomas the Train event during our spring break. It was worth the drive and the money. The children really enjoyed themselves. It was well organized. The workers even shared the history of some of the Train cars. The only downfall was...More

Thank Kareta M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It was a Great place to take my Niece and Nephew for an afternoon, Both they and I learned a little something and they made it fun!!!

Thank George M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My grand-children love Thomas the train and his friends. When we learned that Thomas was coming to Parrish to the Florida Railroad Museum, we immediately bought four tickets for the 10 am train ride on Saturday. We arrived at 9 am, which was easy for...More

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Took grandson to A Day Out with Thomas at the Florida Railroad Museum last Saturday. Nice for young kids to see "Thomas the Train Engine". This event comes to Parish once a year for 2 weekends. You can buy tickets online to ride the train...More

Thank Noel R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Took my grandson who was visiting. He's always been afraid of trains because of loud whistles and ground shaking when sitting at tracks while they pass by. After walking around a bit and getting him on the train, we ended up spending a couple of...More

Thank 302jerseygirl
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Lcrispin82
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Not all children do, but they certainly can.
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Bobbie Jo D
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Can't answer for sure, I'd contact them direct for clarity.
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Jackspratt27
14 December 2015|
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Very basic food / drink available crisps chocolate etc. Suggest a meal before or after your trip.
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