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Boothbay Railway Village

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A step back into time

Train is wonderful the buildings the museums are wonderful so much to see. Children love riding on... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
Judi C
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Boothbay, Maine, United States
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A Great Visit!

We enjoyed a recent visit here with our family. The antique train ride was a big hit especially... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
dlmoore305
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Mount Vernon, Maine
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We invite you to travel back in time to vintage Vacationland with us. Nowhere else in New England can you ride the rails behind an vintage steam or diesel locomotive surrounded by historic Maine buildings preserved in a recreated village, and view a...more
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586 Wiscasset Rd, Route 27, Boothbay, ME 04537-4627
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Train is wonderful the buildings the museums are wonderful so much to see. Children love riding on the train hearing the whistle. They also have Thomas the train come visit, they have Autumn festival which feature is so many arts and crafts and great food...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judi C
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

We did the north pole train ride and was disappointed. Will look into other options for Santa train rides next time. Narrow guage Train was in good condition. We did the first class car and it was in good condition like a trip back in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 666andrewb
RailwayVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Boothbay Railway Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2018

We are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience. We agree that the restrooms are an issue and are currently working on a improvement plan to fix this problem in the future.

Reviewed December 9, 2018

We enjoyed a recent visit here with our family. The antique train ride was a big hit especially having Santa come aboard, our grandchildren loved it. Then the reading of the Night Before Christmas in the church and finishing up with hot chocalate and cookies...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dlmoore305
RailwayVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Boothbay Railway Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

We are happy to hear you had a great visit. North Pole Express is one of our favorite events here.

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Fun stop on our sightseeing tours! Rode on the steam engined train. Beautiful antique car collection.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharon c
RailwayVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Boothbay Railway Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you, We are glad you had a nice visit.

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The Boothbay Railway Museum has something for the young and the young at heart. The General Store has a Thomas the Train track set up for small children to play with. There are also unique “finds” from our childhood, from books to candies; this in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michellegagnenh
RailwayVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Boothbay Railway Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about the village. Please come visit again soon.

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Area of restored buildings moved to this site. Functioning steam engine will take you around the venue. Collection of cars, farm equipment and trains on site. Also large building filled with model trains. Would be a fun place for children.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bob10590
RailwayVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Boothbay Railway Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We are visiting area. This was a lot of fun. Bldgs are neat. Wonderful collection of antique cars, trucks, bikes, motors, etc. Today they had vendors with some great items. Loved the train exhibit, and the train ride on the steam engine was fun. Nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Y5860QAvirginiac
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We had a great visit one afternoon. The train runs on the hour and the ride is 2 loops around. They have a small village with an old car display along with fire engines. If you are not from New England be sure you try...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank charlesmS5310JN
RailwayVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Boothbay Railway Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for visiting our village. Agreed, try the Moxie!!

Reviewed September 24, 2018

We visited the railway village & it was phenomenal! They have a huge display of rehabbed old cars & trucks, the village has all kinds of rehabbed buildings & trains. & don’t forget to take a ride on the train that takes you around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mlom66
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This is so cool! They have assembled many old buildings into a village that you can walk theu and check out. In the back they have a great car museum. There is a short train ride around the village.

Date of experience: September 2018
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I believe it was $12 adults and $ 10 Seniors
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