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New England Transportation Institute and Museum

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Address: 100 Railroad Row, White River Junction, Hartford, VT
Phone Number: 802-291-9838

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A joke? Grand name, but we certainly couldn't find it!

We live in the area, and were going to take one of the foliage rides up the CT river (separate review), but decided to go early and explore the "museum". If there is one there, we... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2013
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Canaan, New Hampshire
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

nice exhibits but limited not crowded even on holiday weekend--everybody was at the lake.Got there later in the evening and went back the next day to see the outdoor exhibits in better light

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Canaan, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We live in the area, and were going to take one of the foliage rides up the CT river (separate review), but decided to go early and explore the "museum". If there is one there, we certainly couldn't find it. What there was included a old engine, a couple of baggage carts, some tacky take your photo thru the painted... More 

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colorado springs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We spent over a week there and had no idea it existed. We did enjoy the railroad station. More words needed here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

There was nothing to see at the museum. We also took the train ride which was terrible. The sights were horrible. One side of train you looked at people's back yards which most are trashed the other side was of a river. The diesel fumes were so strong it makes you sick. Maybe one of the theme rides would be... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Got in as the receptionist said it was used as a store room. There was a single display board and a set of signal lights. That was it. Don't make a trip for that. Don't confuse this in any way with the Green Mountain train ride which leaves from the same place, it's really good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012 via mobile

We drove all the way there to find out that there was no staff and that the place was closed.

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