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Address: 298 Magnolia St, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2330
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Wed 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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cute little place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2016
Judy D
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Boca Raton, Florida, United States

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Altamonte Springs, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank TwoBankers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hub city raiil road museum.. its really nice.aweesome ever had I seen. it's most regret full... I love it

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 service, can't necessarily even get inside the station...except on those two days, I think Tuesday... More 

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Thank Bob K
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Judy D
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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1 Thank MamaCeec
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank jlantern3
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Michael D
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 a new location, it was really great when you could take in both at one... More 

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Thank rich and linda s
Moore, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

You're not going to make a day of it, but an interesting piece of local history. Especially convenient to check out during the farmer's market.

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