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Hesston Steam Museum

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Family fun

Always fun! Lots of room for kids to run around and many old time machines to see. We all enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LaPorte, Indiana
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For my Birthday

We went here rose the train for Halloween they had a scare ride it was a few yrs ago so that's all... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
anne m
Uhion Mills, Indiana
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1201 E 1000 N, LaPorte, IN 46350-8642
+1 219-872-5055
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always fun! Lots of room for kids to run around and many old time machines to see. We all enjoyed our visit.

1  Thank carolbardon
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This place has amazing reviews, but they hardly open. I purchased tickets through another website and had to give them the way, due to scattered open days of the park and my schedule. The kids and I were sad. Maybe one day we will make...More

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We went here rose the train for Halloween they had a scare ride it was a few yrs ago so that's all I remember but it was nice, people was very friendly!

Thank anne m
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is a Hidden Gem. My son has recently become obsessed with trains, so when I found this was on our route we had to check it out. We do not regret it. We spent a good part of the day here riding the...More

Thank LoneTraveler401
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Traveling with three children (10, 5, 2), it can be a challenge finding things that interest all three. Hesston hit the mark! There's something about riding trains that appeals to all ages. The tiny train is hilariously cute and fun to ride! All three of...More

Thank robstraveler
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We love bringing our daughter to see the trains. She loves to ride the trains and see the conductors.

Thank Jamie2630
Reviewed September 7, 2017

We went during Labor Day weekend which is their big steam show, where all the trains are running as well as the steam powered saw mill and the crane. They also had examples of steam run tractors and other old tractors. They have a small...More

Thank Carlie
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Hesston is always so much fun for the family, for all ages. Different size trains, different activities on display, and sales during the Steam show. We go every year and highly recommend it. Looking forward to the Halloween and Christmas trains this year too!

Thank Cookiexoxo
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We went to this place not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised when we saw the grounds! Lots to explore. There was no traditional "museum " like i had expected, everything was outdoors, but it was a nice day so that was fine....More

2  Thank alyssa0710
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The volunteer staff at Hesston Steam Museum has done a tremendous job of keeping everything in working order. While the trains are a total blast to ride, the kids (and their parents and grandparents) pick up on the ways of the past. The sawmill has...More

3  Thank greenacres2012
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Dylan P
January 14, 2017|
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Response from WinamacBoiler | Reviewed this property |
I'm 6'3" 330 and no one looked at me twice. There's some really big people on them. I never saw anyone asked and there certainly aren't any signs anywhere. This applies to all trains including the smallest 'ride-on' trains.
November 29, 2016|
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Response from Carol J | Reviewed this property |
I believe the rides lasted about 15 minutes or so.