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Address: 440 E King St, Strasburg, VA 22657-2433
Phone Number: (540) 465-3175
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Excellent Muesum in a Small Town

Where do I start? This place is crammed full of all sorts of Americana that you just don't see anymore, let alone in one place. Items from the Civil War, WWI & WWII, old phone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
sturmvogel2016
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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where do I start? This place is crammed full of all sorts of Americana that you just don't see anymore, let alone in one place. Items from the Civil War, WWI & WWII, old phone switchboards, beds, dressers, bells from the courthouse; you name it, it's squirreled away here somewhere. There is even an old poster of Dan Patch; think... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of neat things on display. The train set in the train car is a must see. Be advised that there is no air conditioning -- so try to pick a temperate day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I love going here it is very educational for adults and children i would recommend for visitors coming into town to come see it and they can learn some about Strasburg history

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The smell of oiled metal, the steam, the huge machines; that tall takes me back to my childhood when trains like this were common. Walk among a nice collection of very well kept locomotives and then cross the road and go for a trip in one of these...Very nice experience; especially my grandson liked it very much. We travelled in... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stopped in to the museum on a quiet Friday afternoon and had the place to ourselves. Be sure to start with the video! Our kids absolutely loved the Caboose outside and the model railway. Stop by on a Saturday to see it in action.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Particularly enjoyed climbing onto the red caboose. Very charming place, lovingly put together exhibition. Funny to see all the signs which encourage you to smile as you are being filmed on security camera!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

If you love trains, you'll love the hand-created train exhibit in an actual train car behind the museum. So many details! Tons of stuff for every interest inside the museum - Native American artifacts, furniture, handcrafts, newspapers, photos, train memorabilia -- basically, all aspects of life in a rural VA town. No charge.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Quaint, full of local history and lots of railroad and Civil War artifacts. It has an AMAZING working model railroad display that fills a full size railroad car.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Strasburg, Virginia, is a great place to start your trip down the Valley Pike while touring the historic and beautiful Shenandoah Valley. To obtain a thorough background of the region, stop at the Strasburg Museum at 440 East King Street. The museum, which opened in 1970, is housed in an old Southern Railway depot. It contains exhibits dating to the... More 

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Beaverdam, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This little museum in an old Depot is jammed packed with so much history. You need to allow a lot of time to see everything. There are train cars in the back with an amazing train set that they run on a regular basis--the kids will love it! This is not a place for genealogy research but they do have... More 

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