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Trains, Trains, Trains!

This very nice train museum is a work in progress but well worth a visit. Tours of the big trains... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Dallas, Texas
good picture location

We took grandkids and got some really cute pictures in and around the trains.. the boys really... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Scott C
Dallas, Texas
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Climb aboard steam engine trains at this lively museum. Take a first-hand look at luxurious Pullman sleeping cars and Dallas's oldest depot.
6455 Page Rd, Frisco, TX 75034-3486
+1 214-428-0101
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

I visited the museum with my 12 year old grandson. He wanted to share my enthusiasm because I was donating my Lionel train set I received in 1957. The director met with us and gave a personal overview of the train displays. Was amazed at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Went with grandsons while in Texas. My husband is a train fanatic! He loved it! Was a lot of walking outside so prepare for the weather and bring drinks along because it is very expesive to purchase there. There are several musuems in the bulding...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

This very nice train museum is a work in progress but well worth a visit. Tours of the big trains are on a limited basis so be sure to check schedules. We did not have time to go on the walking tour of the real...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We took grandkids and got some really cute pictures in and around the trains.. the boys really liked to see the trains up close.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Scott C
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This was my main reason for going to Frisco in the first place. Online information said go to the Frisco Heritage Center for tickets (I did) and was told "there's this part here and the trains are over there". So we went through the Center...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Nice collection of stream and Diesel engines as well as several Pullman cars and cabooses. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. The collection is primarily outside and in the summer it is hotttt. The tour is best enjoyed by adults and older children...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

The main reason for my visit was to see the Union Pacific steam locomotive "Big Boy". It was more than a little difficult to locate the tour, but we visited the local museum before driving about a mile to where the tour commences. The guides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BL1947
Reviewed May 28, 2018

5th largest collection of historic steam engines incl. the "Big Boy." Only weighs in at 1,250,000 lbs. Check for times of tours.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The museum is in development and the only way to see it is on a guided tour that is given once a day. The collection is impressive and the guides are very knowledgeable. A UP Big Boy is one of the star attractions but a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed July 12, 2017

These trains were mover from Fair Park ,Dallas. That was a tremendous endeavor, the setup is like a rail yard. Outdoor exhibit , a must see for Train lovers

Date of experience: July 2017
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July 14, 2018|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Visit the "Museum of the American Railroad" web site. Complete information provided. MM
June 29, 2018|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
"Train Utopia" and the showing of the Steve Sanders million dollar train layout will open July 18th, 2108. The layout is housed at the Frisco, Texas "Discovery Center." located at 8004 Dallas Pkwy #200 with telephone number... More
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Response from Alaster83 | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website click on educational program directory located on the left hand side go to page page 2 there is a email address for K Stokes