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Train Station

Address: 34 River Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538
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Ranked #10 of 14 Attractions in Hyde Park
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Hyde Park, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you saw this movie, you saw this train station. It is historical in architecture and an amazing building. If traveling, be sure to purchase your tickets before boarding the train to save some money. The restrooms in the train station are well maintained and better than on the train so plan ahead!

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NorthEast
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283 reviews 283 reviews
115 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The signs on Rt 9 invited us to turn off and visit the "historic train station." What you see is a rather ordinary brick train station with peeling paint and closed except summer holidays and weekend days 12-5. Additional times and events can be found on their website. Looking inside the windows one sees a mannequin behind the period style... More

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Hyde Park, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Recommend stopping by the old Railroad Museum on a Saturday or Sunday. The station has been restored and maintain by Hudson Valley Railroad Society. Great views of the Hudson River. Plenty of parking and you can have your lunch in the old railroad siding pavilion ,

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

I have seen this beautiful old building go through restoration. It is beautiful inside. The main waiting room has high ceilings, chandeliers,and old wooden benches. It reminds you of how important railroad stations used to be.

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Connecticut
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I enjoyed visiting this little train station used by FDR (mostly while Governor). Got several good pics inside and around the station outside. There are five rooms and a good bit of memorabilia. There was someone inside to provide information, show you around, and answer questions. There was no fee, but a donation can be left.

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Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Train aficionados and people interested in history will enjoy this gem. Others will simply love it for its scenic location and simplicity of days gone by. If you have time, go see it. The tours have a very limited schedule so check ahead! In the summer 2013, it's open weekends and holidays only-- Noon to 5 pm.

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NE US
Top Contributor
413 reviews 413 reviews
61 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I assume this was the station FDR used so it is interesting, but really little to see. It is on the hudso so there is a pretty view.

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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137 reviews 137 reviews
73 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Because we were there just after the season ended, the train station was not open. We actually found it by accident when we were just driving around. We stopped and took a few photos because it was quaint and right on the backs of the Hudson, so it was just all very pretty. Also, it's just a few hundred yards... More

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USA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

The Hyde Park Train Station is a little known treasure which sits down by the Hudson River in Hyde Park, NY. A small station was built on this site in 1851 and it was this station through which President Lincoln's funeral train passed in 1865. That station was torn out and the present building constructed in 1914 at about the... More

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