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Southeastern Railway Museum

Buford Highway at Pleasant Hill Road, P.O. Box 1267, Duluth, GA 30096
+1 770 476 2013
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Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Duluth
Type: Specialty Museums
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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Very nice to walk through old restored cars of all styles and eras. A history of old buses and cable cars from the Atlanta area as well. Cute little gift shop offers authentic railroad patches for sale.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We must have lucked out because it was light rain and low 70's, which is very unusual for July, but perfect for climbing in and out of the trains. My daughter is 9 and we had our 6 month old son with us. We did use a stroller through most of it and would just carry the baby through the... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a lovely little museum that takes you into the past. There are numerous coaches, trains, engines, caboose and buses that you can step into. It's a real nice to step into these train cars of yesteryear. My 3 year old son was super excited - he spent a good 2 hours climbing up and down the various train... More

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alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

you should probably check this place out. They offer a wide variety of trains that you can climb up into and explore. The museum portion is well done. (I'd skip the train ride unless you have small children.) The staff onsight are nice but don't expect to ever get a response if you attempt to email them. It's super hot... More

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Durham, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My Husband and Grandson love trains! This was a great adventure for us.We just happened to be visiting the area during the Locomotive Celebration so it was an extra bonus! It was alot of fun from the train ride to the tour of all eras of trains. Favorite thing was being able to climb up into the top of the... More

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You get to actually walk through the trains, sit in the seats, look at some of the old utensils, etc...along with history to read about each one. I suggest going on a cooler day because the inside of the trains get pretty hot. Each one has it's own story and then you get to ride inside a train on the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My three year old absolutely lives trains and I wanted to take him somewhere he could walk in trains and ride them so we took him here . Although it was hot the day we took him, we enjoyed ourselves. The staff was very friendly and informative and wen gave our son a free train ride since it was his... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Nice museum with static exhibits. Interesting to walk through even if you are not a train buff. Lots of history, regionally based. $8 admission (for me).

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Duluth, GA
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This began as a sort of hobby for the city of Duluth and has grown over the years to a worthwhile visit. It out-grew its old location and has settled in nicely in its new "digs." Not a lot of equipment and rolling stock to view but what is there is worth the visit. the admission price is reasonable and,... More

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Duluth, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

An excellent attraction, especially for educating children about the history of railway travel. There is something for young and old, and children will especially enjoy the short 'train ride'. Since much of the museum is outdoors, it is not a trip for a cold, or rainy day. There is plenty to see and do inside, but many of the exhibits... More

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