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Fayetteville Transportation Museum

325 Franklin St, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5527
+1 910-433-1455
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Don't waste your time

I'll start with the positive, it was free to get in. If not I would've been pretty upset. Honestly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
btg172
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Interesting place in Fayetteville

Interesting place to visit to learn more about Fayetteville and Cape Fear River. A little small... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Amy M
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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This area was orginally developed because of transportation needs. WE are at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. This museum tells that key to our history plus lots of interesting tidbits, like a 1950's gas station, info on hotels - steam boat travel, etc.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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325 Franklin St, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5527
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with the positive, it was free to get in. If not I would've been pretty upset. Honestly not worth your time at all. For a "transportation museum ", there are almost no transportation related items other than a recreated boat steering wheel. One...More

Thank btg172
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Interesting place to visit to learn more about Fayetteville and Cape Fear River. A little small and really doubt any other exhibits would show there. Its free and never that busy. If you are in the Farmer's Market it is a good place to visit...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Rude lady behind the desk, eclectic mix of artifacts. Our main motivation to visit was to see the model train display, however it appears as though it has been partly disconnected. (The lady working at the entrance didn't know what was happening to it or...More

1  Thank Travelling_Bilbury
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Very small, but good history and nice to go learn about. There is a train that runs directly behind the museum and if you're lucky you will see it while there.

Thank 770jaimep
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very nicely done in an old building adjacent to Cape Fear Studio in downtown Fayetteville. The tour is self guided and the entrance is free. If you come to Fayetteville I suggest you visit it.

Thank Liviana286
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This was a quaint museum with really nice history about Fayetteville. I was impressed! The staff was very courteous! I would not suggest bringing small children because it's just not on their level.

1  Thank Robin C
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We loved this museum--not so much be aisle of its main area but because of the annex. The docent In the main area was just behind the desk. But at the annex, the man there was wonderful and interacted with my kids!!!!

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Some nice exhibits, convienent to other downtown locations. Also plays host to local farmers markets on Sat.

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a few hours respite from the heat in this quaint local museum. It's a little confusing to find the side entrance and if it were not for cars in the lot the many locked doors would make the building to...More

1  Thank Evelyn Kennedy D
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This museum is chock full of history. There was a lot of information about the Marquis de Lafayette, which I found particularly interesting. There were a lot of quality pieces throughout the museum. Everything from the American Revolution to World War II. It was also...More

Thank Trishdolce
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Rachael M
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