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“Well worth the time!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Union Pacific Railroad Museum
200 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712 329-8307
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Type: History Museums, Museums
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Well worth the time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We visited the Union Pacific Railroad Museum because the weather was really cold and we needed an indoor activity. All three of my children thoroughly enjoyed it. I really had a great time also. You can't beat the quality of this museum for the fact that it is virtually free. (Donation suggested) the guides were helpful and extremely knowledgable. Would return again!

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Maryville, Missouri, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“RR Musuem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Our entire family from teens through geros thoroughly enjoyed the massive display and history about the Union Pacific Co. The museum is located in a historic area of Omaha that has many other interesting attractions and resturants nearby.

Visited August 2013
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Rockford, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Very nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Very nice place to visit. This should be a mandatory for any school for a field trip it teaches the children a lot about how the country was created in the sacrifices that were made bring transportation across the country.

Visited January 2014
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Council Bluffs, IA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Union Pacific Railroad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Very interesting (free) exhibit. They have a lot of items connecting President Abraham Lincoln and General Grenville Dodge, the builder of the Union Pacific Railroad, Some of the interactive exhibits need to work better. Interesting for all ages.

Visited August 2013
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San Francisco
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best railroad museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We enjoyed visiting with railway retirees who are volunteering there. My husband and I loved the historical side. I started to whip through the area talking about how modern trains are run-- then I got caught up in all the interesting info and read ever display board. Do Not Miss taking the free audio guide--it is wonderful! Learned so much..

Visited October 2013
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