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Medina Railroad Museum

530 West Ave, Medina, NY 14103-1554
+1 585-798-6106
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Outstanding - Nothing Else Compares

This attraction surely holds interest for people of all ages. It is, in a word, spectacular. It... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Wayne B
,
Brampton, Canada
Huge train layout and unique displays and collections

We arrived on Saturday morning just after they opened and had the whole place to ourselves. For a... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Francis A
,
Rochester, New York
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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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“train layout” (8 reviews)
“train ride” (13 reviews)
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530 West Ave, Medina, NY 14103-1554
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+1 585-798-6106
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This attraction surely holds interest for people of all ages. It is, in a word, spectacular. It is situated in an old New York Central railway express shed, a short distance away from the equally old railroad station. The express shed is 301 feet long,...More

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived on Saturday morning just after they opened and had the whole place to ourselves. For a private/volunteer museum it is amazing. Housed in an old railroad warehouse, there is an extensive collection of donated train and fire related items like you have never...More

Thank Francis A
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Medina railroad museum offers a unique look into the vintage days of railroad traveling with the added flavor of a wonderful collection of firefighting helmets and equipment.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We were treated with amazing hospitality and kindness as I had accidentally booked the wrong date for our train ride. I had to call, email and explain what happened and even though the policy is no refunds or exchanges, Justin sent a detailed email message...More

Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Accompanied my sisters who were taking Grandchildren to ride the PolarExpress. We were told to arrive an hour early; and, having time to go through the train museum seemed like a good way to spend the time. Unfortunately, nothing was running. When having a large...More

Thank AMD8
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

What a great way to spend a weekend day to see the Fall foliage via train. The museum is wonderful with artifacts that one can certain identify with at some way or another. Expect to spend a time at the museum and get there early...More

Thank Moondanced
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I booked a fall foliage scenic train ride starting at the Medina Railroad museum and ending in Lockport. Getting to Medina was easy but they could do better at more signs. I knew I was in the right place when I saw the train and...More

Thank nzggator
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a place that was on my to-go to list for awhile and I am so glad that I finally went. There was so much to look at. There are photos, train sets, memorabilia of various items - watches, mailbox, typewriters, scales and punches....More

Thank smallfry3
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Incredible would be the word that I would use to describe this museum. There are an abundance of railroad memorabilia from watches, signs scales, punches, conductor hats, photographs and of course a variety of electric train sets. The main exhibit is a huge train layout...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

VERY informative about trains, military & firemen. BIGGEST HO train layout I've ever seen....unbelievably real!

Thank Gregory S
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amm1010
3 December 2017|
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Response from AMD8 | Reviewed this property |
We chose the coach seats because we wanted it to feel more like an actual train ride for the children. If the children have been on a train before, the. It probably wouldn’t matter.
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David H
24 March 2017|
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Response from Hugh707 | Property representative |
Yes. We have a small gift shop. There are pictures on our website.
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daschultzy
1 November 2016|
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Response from Hugh707 | Property representative |
Yes, tickets are on sale now and have been since July 1st. See our website for info and to buy tickets.
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