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Historic rail museum and current Amtrak.

A nice selection of history about the local rails. If any staff are there they can offer a lot... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raymond D
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Tyler, Texas, United States
Nice place to visit

A neat place to visit. While not a large museum, there are plenty of artifacts and displays that... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2019
jennboo74
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115 W Front St, Mineola, TX 75773-2315
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice selection of history about the local rails. If any staff are there they can offer a lot more. It is also an Amtrak stop.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Raymond D
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

A neat place to visit. While not a large museum, there are plenty of artifacts and displays that tell a great story of the history of the railroad.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jennboo74
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We took our boys here for the Museum requirement for the Railroading merit badge. There were some interesting facts posted, but it was very small and not all of the model trains functions were in working order.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mashmore414
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I loved the history and exhibits. However, the mini train was not operational. The layout was very well constructed that gave a glimpse of the early town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rich M
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Very nice facility, expertly ran by Mrs. Martha Moreland. She is such a pleasure and is very knowledgeable. I am eager for the next trio to the depot and will stop by and say hello because Mrs. Martha really knows how to make a person...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vprushing
Reviewed March 24, 2018

It is quaint, cute, has a nice attendant to help answer questions. Great for kids traveling with parents into Dallas and beyond.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Great. Educational. Fun. Had a great time. This a must for family outings. The kids loved it. A must visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Juan S
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Whether you are catching Amtrak or just want to step back in time this is the right place. Great staff and very convenient.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jerry P
Reviewed August 27, 2017

While visiting the Mineola Farmers Market I stopped in at the train depot and museum. It was interesting and had quite a bit of old luggage and train memorabilia. I spent about 20 minutes there. Also there were current schedules for the train. Made me...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Leslie P
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This depot is open to the public to just browse and read on the history of the trains in Mineola, Texas. It is great for children to come and see the RR car too.

Date of experience: October 2016
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