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Address: 545 South Main St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901 529 0390
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Taking a Trip Back in Time...

Visiting Memphis Central Station you almost feel like you have taking a trip back in time to the 1960's. Very nostalgic!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
ArkansasMinister
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Paragould, Arkansas

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Paragould, Arkansas
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Visiting Memphis Central Station you almost feel like you have taking a trip back in time to the 1960's. Very nostalgic!

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Thank ArkansasMinister
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,348 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 552 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is a classic older station. Walking in it is like stepping back in time.. Nice condition and clean. worth the walk to it

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Thank jlantern3
Memphis
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Pros: Beautifully renovated train station with excellent Train Museum downstairs. Get a tour from one of the museum volunteers! Cons: A bit out of the way, but worth the walk down South Main.

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Thank KayJay46
Atoka, Tennessee
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have taken the train from here many times. They offer free donuts and coffee while you wait for the train. There is parking right by the tracks and there is a police substation there so you feel safe leaving your vehicle. First come first serve on the parking.

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1 Thank Beverly M
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I saw pictures on line of the old Central station with its 10 tracks and many trains ready to go. When I arrived I was pleased with the station interior renovations, completed very tastefully and professionally. I walked out on the lower deck which used to contain 5 tracks and the sign still leads you to believe that but to... More 

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1 Thank Mark G
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My review title is more for the overseas visitor, I doubt many tourist from the UK will visit this train station or use Amtrak trains as their mode of transport. The station itself is basic but the building slightly grand, on my late night visit our train was delayed, the station area was safe and a full time police station... More 

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2 Thank paul m
Springfield, MA
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The station was lovely - a step back in time. Great oak benches and tile floors - friendly service even at 5:45 in the AM ... The only complaint would be the baggage claim. Checking in was easy but on the return trip coming off a full train the baggage claim was a bit crazy - surely there is a... More 

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3 Thank Tuppstuff
Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

not a lot at the station but it does get you down to go look at the water, free bus turns there so you won't get lost! Very clean and up todate.. not really an attraction though

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1 Thank JustmeTeri
Germantown, Tennessee, United States
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I love this place, it has a farmers market, a place to hold fundraisers, rental rooms, music performances at the farmers market, there is a train museum(small entry fee) there as well, oh and you can even catch a train there as well.

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3 Thank David G
Ferndale, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

A wonderfully informative Train &Trolly museum is housed in the same building. Great exhibits, working switchboards, even Thomas the Train area for kids. Phase One completed and donations for admissions go to Phase Two.

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