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Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad

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Address: 7100 Grand Avenue, Duluth, MN 55807
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+1 218-624-7549

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We took the the hour and a half ride yesterday through Duluth. A nice ride & interesting narrative our 3 year old also enjoyed it. We will be back again for the Two Harbors trip... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2016
Walker, Minnesota
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Walker, Minnesota
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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We took the the hour and a half ride yesterday through Duluth. A nice ride & interesting narrative our 3 year old also enjoyed it. We will be back again for the Two Harbors trip next year!

Thank LeechLakeGirl
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

I enjoyed the ride on the train yesterday. It was well done, nice equipment, interesting commentary, nice views, very historic. I would recommend that they allow boarding much earlier rather then everyone standing in a long line for no apparent reason.

Thank TheTrainTraveler
Duluth, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

What a nice ride on this historic train. The volunteers were wonderful and the narrative was very interesting. This was well worth the fee and a wonderful part of the day. A big thankyou to the volunteers that devote their time!

Thank Oldersister59
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9 attraction reviews
Reviewed August 13, 2016

We went on the 90 minute ride up the North Shore a ways and back. It was fun to see what it was like to ride on a train. We were able to see some of the city that we would have not seen otherwise.

Thank Dawn K
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Reviewed March 3, 2016

The train itself was a great site to see, maintained by people for the love of the old train rail. Was a relaxing trip, not much to see. We were able to move about the cars, had a little concessions in the back of the middle car. The kids ( 10 / 13 ) enjoyed it but became bored towards... More 

Thank Anderson1999
Alexandria, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

This was a fun, 2 hour ride. The feel of stepping back into time on the old train was really cool and the all volunteer staff knew their history and shared many interesting stories. Our fall day was warm enough to be on the open air train part of the time which was lovely. I was a bit disappointed at... More 

1 Thank Tammy J
Duluth, Minnesota
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142 reviews
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

I took a ride on this train with my elderly mother, thinking she would love it and boy did she! I live in the area and should have gone on this much earlier. It was beautiful, warm, interesting, and soothing. The staff volunteers do a great great job and deserve our support. We saw eagles, deer, ducks, birds, and a... More 

Thank brenda d
Houston, Texas
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88 reviews
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

Fun informative trip. Train and track very old. The conductor gives a good oral history lesson, not much to see but the scenery is beautiful.

Thank ChowHound2015
Duluth, Minnesota
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41 reviews
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Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

There are 2 train rides in Duluth. The other heading North is great but this is even better especially if you want to see wildlife and follow right along the St Louis River! It departs right across the street from the Lake Superior Zoo so take a day to do both!

4 Thank JHeskin
central Minnesota
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Went on the train on July 26th. What a great trip. All volunteers operate this train. About one hour and 40 minutes. A great way to learn some history of the Duluth area.

Thank djlovemexico

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