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Arizona Railway Museum

330 East Ryan Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
+1 480-821-1108
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Our grandson loved this place!

This was a wonderful experience. they have a special event the last Saturday in February each year... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Rob M
Casey Jones would have been proud of this museum!

You know, when I was a child I loved the stories that had to do with locomotives. I even loved the... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Tony S
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“rail cars” (8 reviews)
“ring the bell” (3 reviews)
“open house” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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330 East Ryan Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
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+1 480-821-1108
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was a wonderful experience. they have a special event the last Saturday in February each year where kids can walk through real trains from years gone by. They can ring the bell on an old steam engine, or blow the horn of a running...More

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

You know, when I was a child I loved the stories that had to do with locomotives. I even loved the "Choo-choo Charlie" Good and Plenty Commercial. Therefore, it should not surprise anyone that I visited the Arizona Railway Museum with my daughter and grand-kids....More

Thank Tony S
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Run entirely by knowledgeable volunteers and generally open only noon to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays, this museum offer an up-close-and -personal look at the Golden Age of railroading. You'll be able to take your time and tour the vintage rail cars, some dating back...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

There is plenty of free parking in the gravel parking lot. The museum is small, but the rail yard is quite large. You can walk through several cars and see how rail travel accommodations looked back in the day. There are numerous other railway assets...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Very nice little train museum. If you enjoy trains this will whet your enthusiasm to visit even more train museums. Do not expect the Sacramento train collection or even Travel Town in Los Angeles. Still, a nice collection of trains.

Thank Cavydad
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

There are railcars and locomotives you will not see in any other museum. Inexpensive and informative. Enjoy

1  Thank DougCsr
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

The address given in the Chandler tourist brochure was incorrect. The place was hard to find. Even when finally getting there the sign was so small for parking that we went past, so did a car coming along after us. The open hours are few...More

Thank 740Elly48
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Many exhibits to see. Staff very knowledgeable about their passion for trains and the stories of the history of them. We learned more about the influence of the railroads on our great countries past in a few hours then we knew in our life

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I took our grandkids here on an open house day a couple of years ago. It's fun to go thru the cars that they have open to visitors--fun for an old fart like me to reminisce about the old days and fun for the kids...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

I took my younger cousin here, he loves trains. He got to walk around inside the train and we brought him some stuff from the gift shop. He had fun. Anyone that loves trains its a great stop.

1  Thank Tony V
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Terri B
August 12, 2018|
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Response from Abbow | Reviewed this property |
I saw no ramps up to any of the cars open for viewing, and walking between the cars it’s primarily packed dirt so it might be a little bumpy for a motorized scooter. Best however to check with the museum directly.
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Jacqueline S
December 5, 2015|
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The museum is open Saturdays and Sundays only, noon to 4 PM, from Labor Day to Memorial Day (closed in the summer). Admission to the grounds is free. Admission to tour the railcars that are open (the selection does vary... More
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