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Address: 330 East Ryan Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
Phone Number: (480) 821-1108
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Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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I remember the big engine when it was on display in downtown Chandler. I'm glad it has a good home now. The coach car housed famous entertainers and the big steam crane did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Moni S
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Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember the big engine when it was on display in downtown Chandler. I'm glad it has a good home now. The coach car housed famous entertainers and the big steam crane did oversized work before it was trendy. During this excursion you start daydreaming about a rail trip to someplace romantic in an America of years gone by.

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Oak Park, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing how much there is to see in this little outdoor museum. The old passenger rail cars can bring back memories for older visitors. A very nice collection.

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Thank DougCsr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

It was a nice Saturday afternoon to go visit a place trying to restore and keep alive the days gone by, by railroad travel. It would be nice to travel on these passenger rail cars then sit in a car on an interstate highway!!

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Arcola, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Great display of trains. The day we visited, we had the pleasure of talking with the electrician and a carpenter who restored some of the rail cars. It was great to hear about the personal story and history of these relics. Very well done. $5 for a family and you get to see a lot! They only open so many... More 

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Saw article in morning newspaper, it was National Railway Day ...spent a nice Saturday walking through many old trains, seeing the interior of the old passenger cars and viewing private rooms. Beautiful dishes on display in the dining cars. Also on site was locomotives, a trolley car, and many others! Today was free. Otherwise, a fee of $2 or $5... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

My 3 daughters and I aged 21 to 12 enjoyed this short stop. For $5 total we were allowed to walk through 4 railcars which had history facts inside each area. We then freely walked around the other rail cars, took pictures and 'played' on the tracks. There is also a small gift shop inside.

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azis4me
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

My almost 2 year old Grandson loves trains. Thought it would be a great place to take him. We were suprised at how large it was, and how many trains were there. We walked on a few of them. Well done. It felt like a step back in time. Entrance fee was so small, I wondered how they keep the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

This is an outstanding train museum. They have a lot more train cars then you would expect. You get to walk all around a yard containing engines and cars. Both passenger and freight. Great place to take a camera and get a lot of great shots. Entrance to the park is free but you can get a guided tour of... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Was free day of our visit. Nicely hosted by docents, volunteers and hobbyists. A lot to see, several complete trains, cabooses and restored period coach, dining and sleeping cars. A couple of streetcars and an old trolley. A small gift shop with inexpensive souveniers Gift shop is handicap accessible but trains may prove difficult for the elderly and handicapped. A... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

This is a pretty small open air railway museum where you can park very close by and go through the trains for free in 20-30 minutes. It's great if you want to get a picture next to a big old steam train. Almost part of the large Chandler Tumbleweed park (at the Southern edge, next to the railway track between... More 

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