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The Gold Coast Railroad Museum

12450 SW 152nd St, Miami, FL 33177-1402
+1 305-253-0063
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Train Museum = Train Wreck

I think this is the first one-star review I've written here. I have no idea how this place is so... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
CostaRicaOutsider
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San Ramon, Costa Rica
Just ok

Not really what we were expecting. Wear appropriate footwear for walking and climbing up and down... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
MARY K
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Montreal, Canada
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12450 SW 152nd St, Miami, FL 33177-1402
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+1 305-253-0063
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

I think this is the first one-star review I've written here. I have no idea how this place is so popular, since it really is falling apart, as some of the reviews have noted. We only went because we were planning on going to the...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Not really what we were expecting. Wear appropriate footwear for walking and climbing up and down stairs to get in and out of the cars. Some of the cars were interesting. The train ride which was an extra charge-we could have done without. It's extremely...More

Thank MARY K
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

This attraction is a must see for anyone who loves trains or is fascinated by the history of rail travel. A variety of railroad cars are on display, and guests can climb aboard most and photograph family and friends next to engines, passenger cars, and...More

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

What a rest place for a wedding! My friend got married here and it was beautiful! The weather in April was perfect. It was fun to explore the trains! Seems like a great place to go before or after the zoo.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We were there yesterday, is right next to the Miami Zoo. My kids are 10 and 12yrs and they really enjoyed it. The place just need some TLC. If some money is put on to it; this place will shine like a gems. We did...More

1  Thank Minakiki10
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

We drove from far because we read this place was one of the ten must see places in the area, but we were very disappointed. The trains are beautiful, but dirty and totally abandoned. It is not only that they are not restored but they...More

2  Thank Diana P
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

I had emailed the museum a few months back to see whether they ran trains on most Saturdays in March and was told they probably would. I was a bit surprised the day before traveling to find the website had disappeared and other sources on...More

Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Just visited the museum today...after reading other reviews didn't have my hopes up...took my 5 and 17 year old with..used groupon for tickets..👍 it was amazing!!! We had so much fun walking thru different trains..presidents car, dining train, army hospital train etc..they depend heavily on...More

1  Thank Katerina M
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This event is all about the marketing. They make it look so enticing. Don’t waste your money. I feel so ripped off. Took my very excited children today and was so disappointed. There is no entertainment for the kids. Just 2 tables with tracks on...More

3  Thank proudmommaof4boys
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

We finally tried the Polar Express in Miami this year at Gold Coast Railroad Museum! What an awesome experience! We did first class and my 8 yr old daughter LOVED the whole experience! The extra friendly and super animated staff made the whole night really...More

Thank Jenn J
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Sally G
August 13, 2016|
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Response from ErnestJutte | Reviewed this property |
For free entry, check Facebook for open house dates that offer free admission.
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