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Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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Address: 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55802
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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We took a 3 year old boy who really enjoyed it. We were impressed with the number of exhibits. We spent about 1.5 hours there and could have stayed much longer. There are other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We took a 3 year old boy who really enjoyed it. We were impressed with the number of exhibits. We spent about 1.5 hours there and could have stayed much longer. There are other museum wings here that we did not get to because of time. There is a car for small children with ac in it that we took... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you have someone interested in trains in your group go aboard the depot.It has something for everyone with videos,pictures and actial life size exhibits from the oldest trains

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Duluth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you have little ones and are visiting Duluth, I would recommend checking out the railroad museum. When I have family in town staying with me and we want to distract the young 'ins, this is where we go. What little boy or girl doesn't love a real life train?

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I loved that you could really experience everything and even sit in the engineers seat. We went after a train ride that was at the end of the day and it made for less crowds and more fun. Pictures turned out great!

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Park Falls
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

One of the best railroad museums we've seen in the Midwest. Great antique trains that you're able to climb on. Great spot for children.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Wonderfully restored railway items to view in historic Train Depot. Excellent visual pictures of early train travel on Lake Superior/Duluth area. I encourage you to take the trip to Two Harbors on the old train. A fun trip, beautiful scenery, and an interesting stop over at Two Harbors.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is an eclectic batch of different museums inside this refurbished depot. The basement houses the best of all. There are many trains, and shop windows with period things to look at. Other rooms have memorial (war) items, some modern art, a brief display on logging, and some art. I liked the immigrant info

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DeWitt, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This museum is located in the historic Union Depot. If you love trains, history, or are a kid at heart, this is worth the visit. Climb aboard a locomotive, walk through a dining car, peek into the store windows of the pretend town, or play a game like “I Spy” or “Find the Hobo Signs”, whatever you do, it will... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Even if you are not a RR fan, you will find something of interest. There are exhibits of model trains, unusual full size engines/cars, area history, RR china, etc, etc. You can go thru many of the cars. I am from CA and liked this museum better than the one in Sacramento. As a bonus, your admission includes an immigrants... More 

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Peru, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

While visiting Duluth for the day we stopped at the Duluth Depot first. The museum is on the bottom area and there were many trains and cars as well as a little village area. The North Shore Railroad wasn't running yet but there was still plenty to see even some things outside as well. Many of the cars and locomotives... More 

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Additional Information about Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Address: Address: 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55802
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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