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“Take a train to Two Harbors.”

Lake Superior Railroad Museum
Ranked #10 of 94 things to do in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
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Minnesota
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120 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Take a train to Two Harbors.”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

The museum is worth visitng yearround but I'd opt for a summer/fall visit and ride the train to Two Harbors and its interesting railroad station and exhibits. Views of Lake Superior are a bit spotty but enough to satisfy. Check their schedule for the occasional steam engine runs (usually on weekends). The museum is right downtown and has an excellent collection of rolling stock, some of which needs refurbishing. Great for all ages.

Visited January 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
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“busy for hours”
Reviewed January 10, 2012

There's a lot more to this museum than old trains! The museum has a collection of hundreds--if not thousands--of donated antiques. There's plenty to keep an avid photographer or a young child busy for hours. We spent a solid 3 hours checking everything out. It was well worth the price of admission!

Visited January 2012
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“awesome”
Reviewed December 15, 2011

awesome, a great day out for all the family. the kids will love it. great price. great atmosphere and a train ride is a must.

Visited July 2011
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“very informative and lots to see”
Reviewed December 12, 2011

We spent a long time here and the displays are very interactive

Visited August 2011
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Minnesota
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Something different”
Reviewed December 9, 2011

A nice different thing to see. Not many places in the country you can see so many nice old trains

Visited May 2011
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Thank Happycow1
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