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Address: Buford Highway at Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA 30096
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+1 770-476-2013
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Fun place to visit

If you love trains and historical trains then definitely the place to be. They allow tripod photography.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cathy B
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Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Before you go, be sure to check their website. The days of the week they are open depends on the month of the year. They also have party cars that you can rent. You can also see vintage cars, trucks, buses, and fire engines. I loved walking through the pullman and the 4 different trains/cars to see how the well-to-do... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love trains and historical trains then definitely the place to be. They allow tripod photography.

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Thank Cathy B
Demorest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a wonderful day here with our 5 year old grandson. He loved climbing on and exploring the engines, cabooses, sleeper cars, and many others. We took a picnic lunch since they do not sell food other than a few snacks. We were there for 3.5 hours of pure enjoyment. Their website does not do the... More 

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Tallahassee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017

The journey to get here from Marietta was kind of nerve wracking because of traffic and construction , but in the end it was worth it. This museum is unique in that it has many different type of train cars renovated so that you can actually go inside them! Very neat feature. The train ride itself was short, but interesting... More 

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2 Thank Pam F
Elizabethtown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

If your a diesel or steam railroad buff, this is a neat place. They have a a wonderful indoor exhibit as well as an operational switcher. E models, GP etc. also good historical info with pictures. Nice folks!

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2 Thank Dan K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Southeastern Railway Museum is a place to go to look at anything train related. They have all different types of train from sleeper cars to old mail vehicles. Definitely worth a trip especially if you have children.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016

We have been coming here for the last 13 years and it is a family favorite. My son loves the friendly staff and riding the train. They have cool model train shows often too!

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2 Thank Helix88
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Right in our own backyard. Duluthians, a must visit for you. Anyone else interested in railroading throughout the years will find the exhibits super interesting. From the BIG engines to the models to the 3-rail Lyonell trains. Expect to spend several hours on the grounds so that you can investigate all the nooks and crannies of the facility. In the... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2016

My husband and I are train enthusiasts. We are always on the lookout for a new museum. After seeing this museum mentioned on "Mysteries At The Museum" tv show , it was a must to travel to Georgia to see for ourselves , The President (Harding) 's train was there, along with a surprising number of vintage trains, many of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

Dropped by one afternoon, and was pleasantly surprised at all the great old trains....engines, Pullman cars, and others. Interesting displays of various rail items...inside and out. 2 bulidings with assorted rolling stock outside. $10 entrance fee for adults. If you are a train enthusiast, this place is a must. If you're in the area with some free time, it's a... More 

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