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Georgia State Railroad Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great display of history!

We visited here on a Saturday afternoon. We enjoyed the variety of old steam and diesel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Good for families and train enthusiasts

Mostly a self-guided tour with random opportunities for guides to present more information and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
Sarah K
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Housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Roundhouse and Repair Shops Complex at Savannah, the Georgia State Railroad Museum exhibits a collection of historic, restored rolling stock and interprets the history of railroading in the state of...more
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655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6823
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Reviewed 1 week ago

make sure you call if you want to visit in august , i believe they do not open back up to the public untill the 29th . was told they are shooting a movie .and yes you can see movie equipment everywhere. very disappointing but...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank blrtampa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a small, but nice collection of railroad cars and engines. The working turntable is a highlight. The train ride is very short, but includes two rides on the turntable. The guided tour of the two business cars was excellent. If you like trains,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a Saturday afternoon. We enjoyed the variety of old steam and diesel locomotives as well as their rolling stock. We had an opportunity to operate a handcar. Our instructor was incredible, making us work up a sweat. The staff here at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Geocacher48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our son is a railroad fan. We have visited a lot of railroad museum across north America. Mostly in Canada but also in the USA. It was by far the less interesting one of them all. Not that much to see or read. The museum...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank minniesouris
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Mostly a self-guided tour with random opportunities for guides to present more information and explanation. The handcart activity is fun. Easy museum to visit with kids.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sarah K
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Worth the visit. Tours were interesting and informative. Being able to walk through the train yard buildings and roundhouse was a bonus since you can see not only the static display but the workings of a historic train yard operation. There are many people working...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TXTravlr1
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The Georgia State Railroad Museum is a great place for train enthusiasts. They have an original turntable on site and many of the original buildings on the site. There are many different engines at the site as well and there are a couple of train...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank richiel747
Reviewed June 30, 2019

A small, but interesting piece of history. It could have been better. All the rail cars were locked so you could only go in as part of the docent led tours. The exhibits were all outdoors, so it's an early morning or Spring/Fall activity. Finally,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Brimsmith
Reviewed June 22, 2019

I think once the construction is done it will be more fun. We also thought we got to do an actual train ride. That was not the case. We moved only a little bit. We bought the museum 3 pass, so no big deal. But...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Alcardinal22
Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited with our 4 yo son who’s a train nut. Able to tour the executive cars and then ride the train/turn table. Our tour guide was informative and tried to make it entertaining as well. Received a discount on our tickets due to the production...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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March 11, 2019|
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Response from nurseemm | Reviewed this property |
It cost $10 for adults plus taxes and the ride is the same as you mentioned above and does not cost extra just have to ask for a boarding pass. Granted you don’t get to go far but it is a “ride” and a guide talks to you... More
August 15, 2018|
Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Georgia State Railroad Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for kids ages 2-12. Admission is good for 3 days and includes all daily guided tours.
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Mike K | Reviewed this property |
I've only been with my school groups, but I think everyone has to pay. I think senior's get a discount.