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Railroad Museum & Magic City Express

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Address: Minot, ND

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Very informative, polite people that have knowledgeable answers to your question. Well worth the trip if you are interested in trains

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very informative, polite people that have knowledgeable answers to your question. Well worth the trip if you are interested in trains

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Glasgow, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were impressed with this museum. The displays are all very nice. My 2 and 5 year olds enjoyed the experience too. They have a table upstairs with some battery-operated Thomas trains which were fun for my boys. There are also a few hands-on whistles, bells and displays. My husband and I both found it to be an interesting place... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My husband and grandson absolutely loved the museum! My grandson loved putting on the conductors hat and standing on the train.

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Oshkosh, WI
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

The outside of the building is rather unassuming, but the effort that these volunteers have put into this labor of love is apparent. The displays have been nicely thought out and since this is a Very Hands-On type of facility I would recommend it for anybody that would have a Railroad interect and are in the area. One issue is... More 

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Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2008

The Minot Railroad Museum concentrates on displays of regional railroading that helped develop Minot. It has three display rooms full of memorabilia; a basement features a model railroad layout. Entry is free, but contributions are accepted. June through August, the museum operates a 2/5 scale Great Northern locomotive that pulls passenger cars through Roosevelt Park. We met about eight railroad... More 

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