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Address: 330 East Ryan Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
Phone Number: (480) 821-1108
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Railroad visit a success

My 3 daughters and I aged 21 to 12 enjoyed this short stop. For $5 total we were allowed to walk through 4 railcars which had history facts inside each area. We then freely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 3 daughters and I aged 21 to 12 enjoyed this short stop. For $5 total we were allowed to walk through 4 railcars which had history facts inside each area. We then freely walked around the other rail cars, took pictures and 'played' on the tracks. There is also a small gift shop inside.

Thank Rachel7223
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My almost 2 year old Grandson loves trains. Thought it would be a great place to take him. We were suprised at how large it was, and how many trains were there. We walked on a few of them. Well done. It felt like a step back in time. Entrance fee was so small, I wondered how they keep the... More 

Thank azis4me
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an outstanding train museum. They have a lot more train cars then you would expect. You get to walk all around a yard containing engines and cars. Both passenger and freight. Great place to take a camera and get a lot of great shots. Entrance to the park is free but you can get a guided tour of... More 

Thank Briman747
Chandler, Arizona
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213 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was free day of our visit. Nicely hosted by docents, volunteers and hobbyists. A lot to see, several complete trains, cabooses and restored period coach, dining and sleeping cars. A couple of streetcars and an old trolley. A small gift shop with inexpensive souveniers Gift shop is handicap accessible but trains may prove difficult for the elderly and handicapped. A... More 

Thank slaterock1704
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pretty small open air railway museum where you can park very close by and go through the trains for free in 20-30 minutes. It's great if you want to get a picture next to a big old steam train. Almost part of the large Chandler Tumbleweed park (at the Southern edge, next to the railway track between... More 

Thank Morton999
Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Make sure yo go on a cool day and bring water!!! There is no shade!!! If these engines and cars could talk!!! They have done an excellent job collecting and continuing to restore some great pieces of rail history. Please show your support!!!

Thank KErickson96
Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took our two grandsons to the museum which is outside and really enjoyed it with them. You get to go inside a number of railars, plus an engine or two and a caboose. It was great for them to see and understand how people use to travel by rail. Very enjoyable and the staff was very friendly and asked... More 

Thank LarryMesa_AZ
Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a wonderful journey back in time. A variety of old railroad cars and artifacts of a time gone by---from a dining car to passenger cars to a horse car to a well maintained variety of rail yard components. Kids can ring the bell of a steam locomotive and enthusiasts can share information with the well versed staff and... More 

1 Thank Pat A
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

For two bucks per person, how can you pass this up?! After paying for our tickets and a brief look around the museum, we went outside to look at the exhibits. We started by walking aboard a passenger car, Steve gave us a tour of that and two passenger cars. It was neat to see how people used to travel... More 

2 Thank Tony V
Tipp City, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The museum is not large inside, but has a number of cars from the 1880s to the 1980's in the outdoor area. Make sure to go through the passenger cars that are open. If you enjoy railroads and all associated with it, you will like it. Inexpensive, but only open on weekends. No charge to just walk around outside.

2 Thank Tim J

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