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Nevada State Railroad Museum

Address: 600 Yucca Street, Boulder City, NV
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in Boulder City
Type: Scenic Railroads, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Specialty Museums, Museums

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Henderson, Nevada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The era of the steam engine and rail travel. Visit restored rail cars and take aride on a steam powered train. Take a donkey engine ride to the restoration yard and see other rail cars being restored or waiting for restoration.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I probably wouldn't go if I was just coming to Las Vegas but if you live here or have family here it is a must see. My kids are 4 and 3 and enjoyed it. (We did too.) Check the website for the weekends they run the 7.5 gauge model trains you can ride.

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Henderson, Nevada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Nevada RR museum in Boulder City is a great place, even when it is closed. You are able to sit in and around several of the museum engines and cars and think about those bygone days of railroading. You are able to look around and see the old yards of Boulder City where hundreds, or thousands of cars brought... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very interesting to see the old locomotives from the past. They are huge. Lots of history from a bygone era. The last train leaves at 2:30, so be sure get there early, to ride the rail

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Las Vegas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Brought the entire family and grandparents along to experience the Nevada State Railroad Museum. We all had a blast especially the kids. Our youngest got the opportunity to sit in the "drivers seat" and pose for photographs. A memory he will no doubt cherish. Explore the trains, browse the gift shop and of course ...take the train ride!! ENJOY!! Thanks... More 

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Elma WA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

I have seen many old trains on display and this is very similiar, old trains, set out nicely, that you can read about, most you can not get on and actually look at, this is all free, but then you can pay $10 and take a ride on the train, its about 40 minutes long and goes outnand back on... More 

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This a small museum but well worth a stop. We stopped by midweek and was able to walk around and look at the trains. The train ride and gift shop is only open on the weekends, I believe.

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LaMarque, Tex
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Good experience with young children. Train ride was fun, fairly short, very comfortable. Kids enjoyed the free ride through the bone yard.

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Rainier, Oregon
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390 reviews 390 reviews
133 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The Nevada State Railroad Museum is one of two such museums - the other is in Carson City, in northern Nevada. This facility has a number of old steam engines and railcars on static display (there is a weekend diesel short haul excursion next door), as well as a large number of unrestored rolling stock waiting for the funds to... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

It is always fun to find bits of a state's history and a small hidden gem when you expand your horizons. This lovely museum and train ride was a combination of both. Run by volunteers who lovingly care about trains and their place in Nevada history, this is a fun family attraction. Open on the weekends you can board some... More 

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