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Fayetteville Transportation Museum

325 Franklin Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
910-433-1455
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Ranked #7 of 27 attractions in Fayetteville
Type: Museums
Owner description: This area was orginally developed because of transportation needs. WE are at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. This museum tells that key to our... more » Owner description: This area was orginally developed because of transportation needs. WE are at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. This museum tells that key to our history plus lots of interesting tidbits, like a 1950's gas station, info on hotels - steam boat travel, etc. « less
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It is free and downtown. The staff are very welcoming and happy to share information. Displays are well done

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Charlotte
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The museum covered all the transportation history of the area from the native American's in dugouts to trains, horse and buggy, and the motor car. It also tells of the involvement of Fayetteville and it's people during the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and the Civil War. Wonderful displays. It's free too.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fayetteville has so much history and the transportation museum does a Fabiola's job of pulling much if it together. Plan a day to see all the sights in Downtown Fsyetteville.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Wife and I went to check out the farmers Market there and ended up in the museum as well. It was very informative and surprising. I didn't know how big river travel was on the Capefear river. Steam boats, commerce, plus the just have a lot of old cool stuff. But some places are pretty small so if your a... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Had a day off and visited several museums in Fayettville. Started with the Transportation museum. Pretty interesting, lots of artifacts on display and very very organized. Nice staff inside the museum....Thank you.............

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North Carolina
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124 reviews 124 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The secrets are in the details. If you take your time and read into the displays you will find yourself very interested. It is a quick tour but if you are into history you can spend an hour or so checking out the details.

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Evansville, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Very nice presentation of transportation and history for the local area. Their hard work is evident and we learned a lot.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
43 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Free, one of the Fayetteville Passport Book stops. A few things on the first floor and some nice history lessons and displays on the second floor. A must see for history buffs as it outlines the history of the area pretty well. At times, they have car shows, and other events outside, which are always a welcome site. If you... More

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WILMINGTON
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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is a very small museum that is mostly dedicated to one of their contributors. It contains much Jewish memorabilia but not too much transportation. The second building contains car parts, one jeep and a wagon. It doesn't take very long to tour.

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Raeford, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Went for the farmer market and stopped by. I learned so much about the trains and Fayetteville. The kids love the model train and the ladies were so nice and caring.

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