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Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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Address: 506 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55802-1517
Phone Number: 8004231273
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Large collection of trains and memorabilia. A replica of Lincoln's death train was there and was a beautiful reproduction!! The 90 min train ride around town was enjoyable with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ella z
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Curtice, Ohio
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Curtice, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large collection of trains and memorabilia. A replica of Lincoln's death train was there and was a beautiful reproduction!! The 90 min train ride around town was enjoyable with many different seating options to view the city.

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Thank ella z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great museum! Even the kids loved it. It's amazing to see the workings of the individual cars and the Abe Lincoln funeral car replica was so interesting.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place for all. Family friendly and historical.The museum and the Depot are great places to see the history of the area. I have been here several times and pick up new information everytime.

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Nampa, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are some very nice trains and railroad memorabilia to be seen. The Lincoln Funeral Car was there when we visited and it was quite something to see and learn about. Spend as little or as much time as you like.

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Thank CADNampa_Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has an extensive amount of trains through history. It has a remake of Lincoln's funeral train and its history. Quite a number of the trains can be boarded and you can walk through some as well.

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Thank 936ritat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To cap off a train excursion - this museum fits the bill. I didn't count the number of exhibits, but there seems to be about a dozen different styles of train cars, 2 or 3 engines of different eras, 1 massive snow plow and an equally large log mover. Many of these exhibits allow for visitors to walk through the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the extra money and did the 90 minute train ride. We were not disappointed. The kids loved it the train ride gives information on the town and buildings. We went to see the Lincoln funeral car as my son is a huge Lincoln fan. We came late so didn't get to see all of the musuem. Next time... More 

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Chaska, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

This has been a family favorite for years. It's fascinating to see the old engines and read the stories about their history. A variety of scenic train rides are available. Fun for little kids who play with train sets - they'll never forget it!

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Thank anngordon20132015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Went there just for the railroad museum, but it was a whole depot of diffrent things to look at from art gallery to Red Cross 100 year exhibit cost 12 bucks to get in but train museum plus all the other stuff makes it worth the 4 floors of stuff to look at

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a great rainy day tour. I have visited over 10 times in my life and still enjoy the tour. You can climb on some older trains. There are times they have a train trip up the shore. I have only done that once, but it was a great trip.

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