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Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum - CLOSED

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Excellent Display of Vintage Rail Cars

Although the museum was closed on the day I was in town, I was able to view the trains from the... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2016
Rita S
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Brevard County, Florida
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Hidden treasure

Excellent place to visit with the family. Nice collection of trains a fantastic addition when... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2015
Paula M
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Fall River, Massachusetts
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Sep 20, 2016
“Excellent Display of Vintage Rail Cars”
Jul 8, 2015
“Hidden treasure ”
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Although the museum was closed on the day I was in town, I was able to view the trains from the parking lot. The display of vintage rail cars was excellent. Trains from various rail lines: New York New Haven, New York Central System, etc....More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Rita S
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to visit with the family. Nice collection of trains a fantastic addition when visiting battleship cove

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Paula M
Reviewed June 20, 2014

What a great Fire Truck They Had in Field. There next event I found is on June 28, 2014 is a craft show it is from 10:00 am to 3:00pm Free ADMISSION

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Nancy185
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Nice to visit on a Saturday while they are doing restoration on the rail cars and working on odds & ends. Lots of history about the railroad in Fall River back in the day and to see some of the old pictures of the train...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

We take the kids to the Old colony & Fall River Railroad museum near Halloween . They put on a haunted train exhibit that makes for a great side trip when visiting Battleship cove or many of the October haunted factories

Date of experience: October 2012
7  Thank Tatej66
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The cars were decorated for a scarey Holloween and it was really fun. It helps bring out the kid in all of us!

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank palavoie02724
Reviewed April 27, 2012

We were part of a tour which had about an hour and 15 minutes to visit the Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum. Being part of a tour does not allow the time to notice and appreciate their fine collection of New Haven railroad...More

Date of experience: April 2012
6  Thank David F
Reviewed April 5, 2012

It's small - cute. If you are visiting the Battleship or Marine Museum, stop by ... otherwise .. don't drive out of your way for it. My kids had fun (but it's small).

Date of experience: July 2011
2  Thank mersee
Reviewed June 3, 2003

great museum. has some train cars and some engines. great place to go if you like trains.

7  Thank Voyager31063
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