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Lake Superior Railroad Museum

506 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55802-1517
+1 800-423-1273
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How can you not Enjoy This?

I admit it. I like my trains, so this review might be biased! Although not a huge display of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Thunder Bay, Canada
Must see for train enthusiasts

GREAT museum and I were particularly excited by trains, this would be the bomb. It was fascinating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ankeny, Iowa
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506 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55802-1517
+1 800-423-1273
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Reviewed yesterday

I admit it. I like my trains, so this review might be biased! Although not a huge display of trains,but there are many. So well displayed and restored. It is really cool, that you are able to walk thru some of them. Also neat that...More

Thank EddieA1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

GREAT museum and I were particularly excited by trains, this would be the bomb. It was fascinating without having ever been a collector or avid fan. There were some awesome snow removal engines and beautiful machines. Lots of great local history and veterans exhibit and...More

Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tour the museum and learn something new about trains and the era of Steam! Take your family, take your partner, take your friends. If you like model trains, there are some interesting layouts here. If you like big machines, they have them too! If you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our first Duluth experiences during our summer vacation was to first visit Railroad Museum, then take the Zephyr Dome Car train ride up the north shore of Lake Superior. SO much fun! First, learning about railroad history and then taking a relaxing scenic...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ancient 1800s vintage to 1950s vintage collection of locomotives was superb! The most moving item was Abe Lincoln's funeral car. It is on loan from somewhere else, that doesn't have room to take it back! The Lake Superior Railroad Museum is the beneficiary of...More

Thank Iven O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband likes model trains so when we went through Duluth on our way around Lake Superior I wanted to do something g we hadn't done before. The museum was very impressive, many different trains, many of which we could go inside. Even Lincolnshire funeral...More

Thank Grmabear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a rail fan so my review will be bias. LOL This is the first time I had seen a log loader. Worth the trip, but one of the better train museums I have visited

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can board the trains, hopefully encourage a ride, at least to Lester River if no time to go to Two Harbers Kids love it

Thank DuluthmnFroggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The displays are Great. Its not just trains but the whole history of the area. From logging to the iron ore and even the immigrants coming to Duluth. Its a must see for everyone.

Thank oneshot1only
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has an extensive collection of trains, many of which can be walked through. The museum is definitely kid friendly, and they even have wooden Thomas the Train toys set up at various spots throughout the museum for play breaks. Be sure to have...More

Thank Melyssa E
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Shruti J
28 June 2017|
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Response from Thaddeus W | Reviewed this property |
Admission rates cover all four of the Depot's exhibiting organizations. Adults 14 and over $12.00; Children 3 - 13 $6.00; 2 and under Free. AAA and AARP Members All Ages 10% Discount There is a group rate discount also.
Michele S
27 July 2016|
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Response from NorthernWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot just down the street from the museum/pretty much connected to the depot museum building. There is also on-street parking but the lot is your best option. Enjoy!
Bonnie T
29 April 2016|
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Response from Brandy F | Reviewed this property |
some what accessible, I use a cane. wheelchair not so much. there are things to see but the exhibits inside the railcars require you to walk up steps. now the train has a lift. the train ride was awesome.