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Southeastern Railway Museum

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Address: Buford Highway at Pleasant Hill Road, P.O. Box 1267, Duluth, GA 30096
Phone Number: +1 770 476 2013

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Southeastern Railway Museum is fun!

Went to the museum for a photo club outing. Found several acres of trains and displays that were very interactive. You may walk among the trains, touch things, get into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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Lilburn, GA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Whether you love trains or have just a passing interest, the Southeastern Railway Museum will provide you with plenty to look at, touch, climb on, and admire, everything from big steam engines, to handcars, to lanterns, to fire trucks, to a steam driven threshing machine. We've been in other railway museums, but this is the best. Give yourself plenty of... More 

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Went to the museum for a photo club outing. Found several acres of trains and displays that were very interactive. You may walk among the trains, touch things, get into the trains, and even ride in moving cars. Restored cars are beautiful. Unrestored cars are just that - looking old. It all gives you the feel of being in the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Literally loads of trains and buses to clamber aboard and explore. Bells to ring and photos to be taken. There is a miniature railway for rides which is also good. The souvenir shop is aimed at enthusiasts although the obligatory Thomas produce are available. We visit two or three times a year from the UK and apart from Christmas this... More 

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Massachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Even if you aren't a die-hard train fan this museum is worth a visit. Inside and outside displays offer a lot of variety. You can climb into many cars and explore. Sometimes train rides are also offered. A lovely way to spend an afternoon.

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Grayson, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I took one of my grandsons to the museum today we had a very good time. We were able to board one of the trains for a short ride. We even got to sit in the cabooses coupla. We walked through all the old trains and just had a great time hanging out together. Cost = old guy $6, young... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited the new location as well as the old location. The new location is a static display museum. The old location was a more of a hands on where you actually rode a train with old cabooses behind it around the property. At the old location there was a scale railroad that kids could relate to. It was a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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219 reviews 219 reviews
65 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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