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“There is Nothing to See.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Indiana Transportation Museum

Indiana Transportation Museum
701 Cicero Rd, Noblesville, IN 46060
(317) 773-6000
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Noblesville
Type: Museums
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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102 reviews 102 reviews
74 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“There is Nothing to See.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

There are a number of old rusting trains laying around in the yard to look at, but that is about it. Not much of a museum. The trains you ride on are not in the best condition. One of the bathrooms was closed due to the floor having rusted out. You could see the tracks through the holes!

The trains themselves are kind of unkept. It is fun to ride the train to the state fair, but cross your eyes you don't get seated in a car that doesn't have a working AC unit. If you are a railbird, this may be a fun visit, but if you are not a railbird, your time could be better spent at a different museum.

Visited January 2012
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TIPTON
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This little gem is a definite not to be missed. Especially if you are lucky enough to run into Ed or Craig. We got a guided tour and learned some of the most interesting things about trains.

Visited September 2012
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Anderson, Indiana
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“State Fair Train”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

This is such a cool way to get to the State Fair. Parking is much easier the further away you are. We had a great experience, we were able to rest a bit after a busy day before we got in the car and went home. It was a lot of fun for my kids. It isn't often anymore we can travel by train for must of us.

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Carmel, Indiana
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“Great for the train lover!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I have always loved trains. There are some very nice historic pieces cars and locomotives. During the Indiana State Fair the "Fair Train" operates between Fishers, IN and the State Fair Grounds. They also have special ride during the holiday season and for the 4th of July. You don't want to miss the "Pizza Train" either.

Visited July 2012
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Indianapolis, IN
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“Love the train experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

We took the train to the Atlanta New Earth Festival and had a really nice time. The grand daughter really enjoyed her first time on a train! We intend to take a dinner train sometime soon, I think it would be a nice thing to do for a brithday. Forrest Park is an excellent park, and right outside the gates of the museum, so you can make a day of it with a picnic and a visit to see the trains!

Visited September 2011
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