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Great for Children

This is a pretty good stop especially if you have younger children. There are lots of model trains... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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"Train Day Celebration"

We happened to be in Las Cruces for a week and lucky for us the train depot and museum was not only... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
North Charleston, South Carolina
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351 N Mesilla St, Las Cruces, NM 88005-2567
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Such a great little museum for kids! They have ongoing programs and very good docents. The train sets are great!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is a really interesting place to visit whether you enjoy trains, or American history, or both. The volunteers are extremely knowledgeable and friendly and have great stories about the exhibits and the history of the area. We had a great afternoon visiting this little...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty good stop especially if you have younger children. There are lots of model trains and areas that are engaging for children. You do have the feeling of what is was like to sit in a train station waiting for the next...More

Thank Funtraveler2014
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I just wish they would extend the railroad to Belen then we could go all the way to Alq. It would be a great ride for grandma and her grandchildren.

Thank marcenath
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Charming little museum with a lot of railway history. It was very interesting and informative. Very nice friendly people. It was free with suggested donation. They have very cool interactive train & town displays.

Thank Serge_G_NY
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Overall it was a very nice experience. Although I would have like to seen some actual trains to view (they are fixing up a caboose), the inside more than made up for it. The model train sets were exquisite and the history of the area...More

Thank ClaimsMachine
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We came here because somewhere I read there was a Fred Harvey aspect to the Station. (Fred Harvey, if you aren't familiar, Google him! He civilized the West with his upscale railroad dining) Anyway, the only thing Fred Harvey inspired here was a small curio...More

Thank pepper13420
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Spent the night in Las Cruces on our way to Carlsbad Caverns, hoped to see the museum but it was closed on Monday. We did walk around it and looked at the rail car that the have in the parking lot. Nice museum but as...More

Thank bill w
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We happened to be in Las Cruces for a week and lucky for us the train depot and museum was not only open, but it was the tenth annual Train Day event. A day to celebrate and learn all about trains and how they were...More

Thank christopherM8134MB
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were in Las Cruces and were looking for free fun things to do with our two kids and my brother and his wife. We found the railroad museum and decided to check it out. We were quite surprised with how much we enjoyed it....More

Thank Brett D
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