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The Gold Coast Railroad Museum

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Go on the first Saturday of the Month! It's Free!

This is a small place with not a wide variety of things to do. However - if you go on the first... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
Needs more investments..... :-(

Went here after leaving the Miami Zoo (they are right next door to each other). As a railfan, I... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had driven over an hour from Fort Lauderdale, and were looking forward to visiting something different. Although the automated times for opening on different websites said it was open today, we discovered when we arrived at the door there was a piece of paper...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 February 2019

This is a small place with not a wide variety of things to do. However - if you go on the first Saturday of the Month, they offer free admission. This (in my opinion) is the best time to go. It never gets overly packed,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TonsofFun1021
Reviewed 20 January 2019

Went here after leaving the Miami Zoo (they are right next door to each other). As a railfan, I was excited to see the equipment they had on display. Model train layouts were really cool, except that no one was running them, trains were left...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RDouglasA
Reviewed 8 January 2019

So, our main purpose was Thomas the Train. We traveled 4 hours to see Thomas the train. The overall experience was alright. I'd say one and done for the Thomas experience, and that's not due to gold coast, just due to the event. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bewitched22
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Great railroad history and military history all in one place. Lots of trains to see and the naval air blimp history is worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Once one overcomes the slightly disorganised entrance arrangements, one enters a wonderland of items from the past. I do not see the logic of an 1100 weekend opening time (weekdays it is 1000) but there are probably constraints on the availability of a volunteer (?)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I went to Miami Fl in July 2018 it had been about 27 years since I was there and a lot has changed in that time period. Straight off I will say visiting this railroad museum in July was very hot there is some shade...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank itellitlikeitis
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Went here Sunday afternoon, want to see museum. Museum is free for military, plenty of train cart to explore with family, cart do get hot. Lot of history in the available cart, small train to ride the museum good for the kids.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We were there on a rainy Sunday afternoon. There was plenty to keep us occupied for 2-3 hours. We went into every carriage that was open and peered into the closed ones. It was clear that many of them were in need of renovation. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cpenser
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I'm not sure why people are posting such bad reviews. My family & I went around 11 AM. We walked around & checked out the trains at our own pace. I don't remember how many trains were available to go inside but it was probably...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from ErnestJutte | Reviewed this property |
For free entry, check Facebook for open house dates that offer free admission.