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Railroad Museum of Long Island

440 - 4th Street, at the LIRR Tracks, Greenport, NY 11944-0726
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Ranked #11 of 12 Attractions in Greenport
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- May 29, 2014
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West Babylon, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Locaction, location, location. Greenport is nice little village on the North Fork of Long Island and the Railroad Museum is located at the end of the line of the Long Island Railroad. The building is the original train station. The miniature train on private property away from the the actual museum is very special and different from anywhere else. There... More

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East Quogue, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We all could use a nice history lesson, especially if you live here on Long Island and aren't familiar with the old world ways that were a part of our parents & grandparents lives. Great place to take children or classroom school groups. Always nice to be humbled!!

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Vestal, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We visited here about a year ago on a weekday. The museum was open for school groups. We were in Greenport because we like to ride trains. An advance ordering of lunch at the Sterlington Deli and an invitation from the historical society for us to see the museum made it happen. Dioramas, memorabelia, dispalys of equipment, and historical pictures... More

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Huntington, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We had a great time riding the miniature worlds fair train around the property, looking at the model train displays, and learning the history. a nice stop on our trip out east allow about 1-2 hours.

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New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

It's a three part museum, with indoor and outdoor exhibits, model trains and real LIRR cars. I really enjoyed the yard with the old engines and caboose. I do hope the museum gets the funds it needs to make the vintage LIRR cars more accessible. Great for children and adults.

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The railroad museum of Long Island brings guests to a small buut interesting collection of artifacts housed in an authentic railroad building. It is a fascinating look at transportation in the area; the railroad truly was the link that built Long Island. Well worth a stop.

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Greenport, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

What's not to like about a Museum? This should be one of your travel stop while you are visiting Greenport.

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