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The Gold Coast Railroad Museum

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Address: 12450 S.W. 152nd Street, Miami, FL 33177
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+1 305-253-0063
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Cool something to do on a sunday afternoon when it is nice out

We were headed to the zoo and stopped here instead. It's a cool old train station with steam engines and cars you can walk through. I didnt get to go in the presidental car... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 17, 2016
Jason C
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Miramar, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your kids like trains this is the place to go. Not many people, we've been here a couple of times and its mostly people that live here. For us as tourists, its a great place. Not expensive, lots of trains to look at, some you can go in. The day out with Thomas The Train was great. Only 20... More 

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Coral Springs, FL
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Broward County (Northern Broward) over an hour away. I booked these tickets a little less than a month ago and the vendor will only mail them to your home address... my tickets never arrived... I emailed the museum no response, however the vendor did have my tickets at "will call". There were no lines which is a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our kids really enjoyed this experience. Take the train ride and opt for the option to drive the train. Really fun for young and old alike.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is Miami folks! A little extension of South America. Drive 1 hour from Broward and the place is closed to prepare for a new ride! NO WARNING ON ITS WEBSITE! TOTAL LACK OF PROFESSIONALISM AND RESPECT. Won't come back.

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2 Thank Roger P
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

We Had an awesome time with the family last night! We arrived early for a light meal, a walked through the museum and enjoy the beautiful Christmas displays before our Ride. The Polar Express Train Ride was filled with lots of fun, songs to sing and a visit from Santa. The light refreshments aboard the train was good, but the... More 

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Thank Sharon K
Warren, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Polar Express is a magical experience for young and old. However, this was the second year riding the Polar Express and I have to say I was disappointed. The windows on the train were so fogged up or dirty that you could not see out. We had pointed that out to the person in charge on our car before we... More 

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2 Thank Ladygp55
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We took the grandchildren ages 8 and 3 to the Polar Express on Saturday evening at 6 p.m. It was a wonderful experience. My hat is off to the staff and performers on the train. Everyone had a great time. There were entire families who arrived in matching pajamas. Our grandchildren wore their pajamas and this adds to the experience.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Well, it was magical for little kids but also for me who loves everything Christmas. The seats are expensive even for coach but it is well worth it seeing the smiles on your child's face. The trip was an hour long and the ticket does come with some surprises. If your children are older maybe they won't like it as... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We were headed to the zoo and stopped here instead. It's a cool old train station with steam engines and cars you can walk through. I didnt get to go in the presidental car because it wasn't open. I did take a the short train ride and rode on the caboose. Which was cool for 6 bucks.

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Thank Jason C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

if you want to see and experience what trains looked liked before you were born...this is the place to go.

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