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Hinton Railroad Museum

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206 Temple St, Hinton, WV 25951-2331
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Worth a stop

The museum is an interesting compilation of railroad artifacts, a very significant amount... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Curtis R
via mobile
Disappointed but causing anticipation?

The Museum was closed for the season when we visited, but we looked through the windows and saw... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2017
Joseph D
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Davisville, WV
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206 Temple St, Hinton, WV 25951-2331
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum is an interesting compilation of railroad artifacts, a very significant amount contributed by local families whose family members worked for the C&O railroad. Events of historical significance are documented by photographs taken by locals. Although our host was very good, we did miss...More

Thank Curtis R
Reviewed January 30, 2017

The Museum was closed for the season when we visited, but we looked through the windows and saw what promises to be an enjoyable, enlightening visit when we return to visit friends who live in Glade Springs, WV. I was disappointed to see the Museum...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed September 27, 2016

If you're in the area downtown Hinton is worth the trip. The Railroad Museum is a must stop for those with an interest in old time railroading. It's free but do leave a donation.

Thank Frank W
Reviewed August 26, 2016

The railroad museum opened our eyes to what life was like when the town was a hub and hopping. Really brought home what happens in an area with one big employer when that employer leaves.

1  Thank Margaret E
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Interesting place to visit. Plenty to see and read. Learn about the railroad and it's history in Hinton!

Thank joelc63
Reviewed May 20, 2016

We were so surprised by all of the info on the railroad in this little museum. The lady who founded it was very knowledgeable and was eager to share. It was free with donations accepted.

Thank DeEttaWaynesville
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The Railroad Museum is one of few places in town to visit or spend time, other than the local state parks and rivers. It is very large and completely full of railroad history of southern West Virginia. The older lady who runs the museum was...More

Thank WestVirginiaTravels
Reviewed August 29, 2015

We love this museum in the historical town of HInton, WV! Every autumn we travel that way for the Hinton Rail Days Celebration where there is great food and vendors and great info on trains! We LOVE trains and enjoy watching the Amtrak full of...More

1  Thank MountainDove
Reviewed April 9, 2015

We happened to be passing thru the area on our SPring Break trip and stopped at this little museum. The lady at the volunteer desk was very nice and very informative. I think our nine year old even enjoyed browsing thru the museum. After leaving...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed November 2, 2014

Visited while waiting to reboard the New River Train Excursion. Lots of historical information to digest and not enough time that day. The museum volunteers were very friendly and informative, especially the older gentlemen who used to operate the telegraph and teletype systems.

2  Thank electriciandad
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