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Jackson Street Roundhouse

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Entertaining & Informative Trip

We recently took two of our grandsons (ages 7 & 11) to this museum. It was entertaining as well as... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Sue B
Austin, MN
Bus Trip with friends

Great railroad museum and extremely informative. Tour guide extremely knowledgeable about all... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Larry P
Madison, Wisconsin
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The state's first maintenance location for the railroad now houses quite a museum
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193 Pennsylvania Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55130-4319
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We recently took two of our grandsons (ages 7 & 11) to this museum. It was entertaining as well as educational. We were given a private tour to see the restoration of a locomotive, as well as a blacksmith's shop. The space where the trains...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Great railroad museum and extremely informative. Tour guide extremely knowledgeable about all displays and history of rail service in the St Paul Minnesota area. Would definitely visit again. Very much worth the stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry P
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We visited the Jackson Street Roundhouse with our 2 and 15 year old grandsons. Both loved the place for different reasons. The 2 year old loved riding the train in the yard and moving in and out of the cars. The 15 year old lived...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed January 20, 2018

See trains and life before the 70s. Trains and more for the kids to see. It's an indoor activity for winter,but plenty to see outside in summer. Looking for something to do with the little that you'll love too? This is it

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed April 3, 2017

My wife and I attended the Jackson Street Roundhouse on the evening of 04/01/2017 to eat dinner in the Great Northern dining car and to see the play "The Ghost Train" by Arnold Ridley. In my opinion, the dinner (Champagne Chicken, butterflied shrimp, garlic mashed...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

If you are a train-buff, this is a nice place to visit. Many original items to look at. If you go with a train-buff, grab a bench, read a book and relax.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

This museum has a working, full size engine and caboose which you can take for a short ride. Also has a working blacksmith shop where they make the parts they need to repair their trains. A great and cheap place to visit.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ray D
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Outstanding railroad museum, well worth seeing! The kids will love it. Don't forget to take a camera!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank TheTrainTraveler
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This transportation museum offers walk-through self guided tours into historic train cars. The employees are amazing, and provide a great amount of information regarding old steam engines. It is very kid friendly. They also have a small play area for younger children.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank nicoleryb
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went on a Wednesday and they only do train rides on Saturday, so we had to do a light rail ride downtown afterwards, which was convenient. Not cheap to see the museum, but the docents are informative, helpful and obviously like kids. We got...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Response from SailinggirlMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall handicapped parking, but there is a handicapped ramp. So I would assume there is handicapped parking as well. Park close to the ramp as some areas of the outer parking lot were rough. Enjoy, it is a fun... More