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“Promises to get even better!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Lake Superior Railroad Museum
506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55802
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Ranked #18 of 74 things to do in Duluth
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“Promises to get even better!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

What a wonderful place! We were a bit disappointed that the chlidrens museum had left, but a wonderful friendly staff person named Mary assured us that the train museum is planning movies, reading hours and interactive activites for little ones soon.
Mary was preparing for a dinner party in the train museum. apparently you can rent it for private parties...even a bar for us grown- ups...
We would love to have our family reunion in the train museum some year!

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Maple Grove
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
“Go it is well worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

we went to retake video. the staff is so nice and knowalegeable and the exibits are always changing.

Visited October 2012
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Taylors Falls, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We had a free museum pass for all the museums housed in the Depot and this one was the only one we would have paid any money for!!!! Fantastic displays, informative, educational and fun! Great for all ages! It is a shame that this museum seems hidden below the other non-museums in the Depot space. This is the museum they should be advertising and showcasing!! I am guessing that the summer is better because the outside displays are open. We can't wait to return and do the train ride in the fall north! That sounds fun! The shops seemed cramped but they had a good selection of items. Interesting that they were setting up for a wedding reception--would be a gorgeous and fun spot for one! But was still interesting to wander past and around the tables that were set up.

Visited September 2012
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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nice experience for novice railroader”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We are not RR enthusiasts but thoroughly enjoyed this experience. One really gets a feel for the size of these machines on wheels. Reading the informative write up put a great prospective on the history of the northwest railroad. I wish the facility was a little more spacious and I thought it was a bit pricey.

Visited October 2012
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York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Excellent museum but things were very crowded, less exhibits would have made it more enjoyable. Train ride along the lake was really good

Visited September 2012
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