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Hub City Railroad Museum

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small but covers a lot of history

When we pulled into the parking lot we heard a train and ran to the back of the lot to watch it go... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
cute little place

it may be small but it had a lot of informative stuff. we just happened to be there when they were... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2016
Judy D
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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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Jun 27, 2017
“small but covers a lot of history”
Oct 17, 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

When we pulled into the parking lot we heard a train and ran to the back of the lot to watch it go by below us from the observation deck. There is also an old train trellis that is completely overgrown with kudzu vines which...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed October 17, 2016

A must ...take an hour out of your day and spend it here! Great history! My toddler got to ring a bell and enjoyed watching the train display in the caboose. Staff has excellent knowledge.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Wagneramye
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Spotted this inside the Amtrak station and went in. Great pictures of steam trains working this area and the importance they played in commerce at the time. It's small and they asked for donations -no admission fee. Enjoyed it.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank TwoBankers
Reviewed July 10, 2016

It seems the museum is only open two days a week and I'm not sure I'd trust that. In fact, the entire station was locked which surprised me. It seems that Amtrak's presence includes one train in each direction daily - period. No people, no...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed June 11, 2016

it may be small but it had a lot of informative stuff. we just happened to be there when they were working on the tracks behind the museum. we got to watch them but two patches in the track for the big trains.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Judy D
Reviewed January 16, 2016

A wonderful jewel for railroad buffs. I took my grandson for a visit and we were treated like first class passengers. Make sure you take the opportunity to visit this awesome museum.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank MamaCeec
Reviewed October 1, 2015

small place to check out-nice little museum. kids enjoyed it=always good when that happens. worth checking out if in area.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you like railroads this is for you. long track line, good place to see freighters going through town. Has caboose to visit with control center, plenty of parking

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Michael D
Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a nice little museum tracing the train history of Spartanburg. Good for adults and children alike. Won't take maybe an hour at most, and make sure you talk to the volunteer on site for additional interesting information. The farm market has moved to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank rich and linda s
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Enjoyed walking through memory lane. Lots of nostalgia and interesting artifacts that were very cool. My grandkids loved it. Definitely worth the trip..not a waste of time.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank SuzanneP327
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