We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Southeastern Railway Museum

Buford Highway at Pleasant Hill Road, P.O. Box 1267, Duluth, GA 30096
+1 770 476 2013
Improve this listing
76%
Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Duluth
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Attraction details

Hotels near Southeastern Railway Museum

Write a Review

51 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    19
    20
    7
    3
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Grayson, Georgia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
52 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
alaska
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
North Carolina
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
36 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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).

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Southeastern Railway Museum also viewed

 

Been to Southeastern Railway Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing