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Address: 1320 Commercial St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4308
Phone Number: (360) 393-7540
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Kids love it and the kid in all of us love it too. It hasn't got big trains. It's local with model railways. It's great for kids.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here because my husband loves anything trains. It has a nice train set up. It looks like a nice place to take young children and where the local train club might meet.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Kids love it and the kid in all of us love it too. It hasn't got big trains. It's local with model railways. It's great for kids.

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I had so much fun enjoying the train set up that these guys made that I didn't realize I had spent an hour here! I have been with different age groups. The older people enjoy the historical displays along the walls and the younger people enjoy the interactive train set ups. Books and toys to if you need to take... More 

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Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

What a fun place to spend a morning for a birthday party! Thanks to the volunteers the kids had a wonderful time! Kids and train enthusiasts as well as local history buffs will enjoy the thoughtful intricate displays.

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Field, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Went with a 2 year old, they loved it! Detailed G scale set up. Run by volunteers, we we're ignored... Was hoping to play with the G scale train but they let other visitors use it and they didn't want to share. Some other displays not too much historical value, fun to check out but don't expect to learn much.

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lawrence, wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Our family is nuts about trains so this small but well done venue was perfect. They allowed us to bring in our own train birthday cake and there were train themed toys to occupy toddlers while the rest of the children and grownups enjoyed the train layouts. There are historic trains in display cases as well. I especially liked the... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

It's perfect for kids and we old folks too. Read and play. Buy a souvenir. Okay more. Play with your kids or someone else's. It's wonderful. Hometown simple. We've been ten times.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

As my best friend Terry and I were strolling down the streets of downtown B’ham on a cloudy afternoon, we decided to pop in the Railway Museum which we had accidently happened upon. Imagine our delight when we discovered a magical wonderland of trains! WOW; what a find!! Claire, who was working at the front counter, welcomed us in with... More 

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Victoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Kind of neat to see how important the railways were in this area. Museum is quite small, more of a model railroad display with oldtime pictures on the walls. Good for 1/2 hr time kill.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A really great place to take the kids. A lot of un for them to run the model train set. A lot of historical items, pictures, etc., to keep adult train fans interested as well. Volunteers keep the place running so you don't mind the $4 admission at all.

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