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National Railroad Museum

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very educational

been going there for many years the trains are great history as time goes on things change its... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
billielewis123
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Christmas Tree Display

My husband and I stopped at the museum to look at all the Christmas Trees on display. It was $5... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Crystal Z
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Reviewed 5 days ago

been going there for many years the trains are great history as time goes on things change its been a while since ive been there but I would defineateally recomand it

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank billielewis123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped at the museum to look at all the Christmas Trees on display. It was $5 each to get in. It was a Monday afternoon so we had the museum to ourselves. The trees are what got us there but the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Crystal Z
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife wanted to see the train and it was fun to see the old train I'll wish I bought my daughter to see them she love train

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acuff18
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome museum! I spent a very enjoyable hour and a half here on my own, just exploring. They have different kinds of exhibits, which I liked—from photos and signs to trains you can enter and look through, every part of the museum is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

This museum is a hidden gem. Nobody goes to GB to go here but they should. Heck it has been awhile since I've been here but I remember having a ball.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank augustdallmanbrill
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a friendly and enjoyable museum for everyone. It was so interesting to tour the trains and read railroad history. There is a very nice photography exhibit showcasing steam engine travel. We went during the time when the Pumpkin Train was running. There were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LJZSAZ
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Went there on Oct 5th 2018... but had to come back due to the lack of good weather.it's hard to take digital photos in the rain.Came back Oct 6th 2018 for more favorable conditions to take photos inside or out. After purchasing my ticket to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

It is the true national railroad museum. Plenty of trains to look at. A movie theater with a short flick about Big Boy! You can also take a 2 lap train ride and learn some hobo jargon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rraschio
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This is a low key but great experience for anyone interested in transportation history and especially trains. There is a room full of tremendous photos. I really enjoy exhibits that allow you to touch and experience the displays. The railroad museum allows you to climb...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Craig W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This deceptively modest museum packs a Big Boy punch. The highlights for me were they well restored engines in the "train barn." One was the Big Boy, they largest steam engine ever produced. Over a million pounds. Like seeing the Apollo rocket of the steam...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wil003S
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Liz J
March 10, 2018|
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He will be able to see everything in the building. The yard will require jumping over some tracks.
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August 22, 2017|
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$12 for adults $7.50 for 2-10 y/0 Free under two We took a 3 y/0 and 18 month. They both lived it. The train ride does add more to the admission but both our grandchildren liked that too.
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There's a lot of info scattered throughout the forum about things to do, places to see, how to get tickets etc. (Some answers to that are: Lambeau, Bay Beach, The National Railroad Museum; consider Door County, spend two days at least to see a game, Green Bay and the Packer sites; Stub-Hub or Ticket Master or find a nice season ticket holder). But there's not as much about what to expect regarding the game itself. FOOD: Recently someone was asking about tailgating, but coming on a bus to a...More
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