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Cookeville Depot Museum

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Stopped here to see the bicycle arch and train. Lots of cool pictures and the kids enjoyed. You can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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A Fun Place for Train Buffs

My young son always enjoyed going to the Depot Museum to watch the model trains run through a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Cookeville, Tennessee
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116 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2462
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to see the bicycle arch and train. Lots of cool pictures and the kids enjoyed. You can get really close to see the inside of the cars with steps to each one.

Thank HanKelly
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My young son always enjoyed going to the Depot Museum to watch the model trains run through a miniature model of the city Cookeville. Playing in the parked rail cars is also fun for any child who is fascinated with trains.

1  Thank TNFarmerLady
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The Cookeville Depot Museum is a must stop for anyone who loves vintage train nostalgia. Walking around the depot takes one back in time and it makes you feel at home.

1  Thank ALL4JESUS66
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The arch formed with bicycles was unique. Children enjoyed the trains and depot. The surrounding area was beautiful, quaint and offers food, drink and ice cream.

Thank p5hobbs
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This a pretty neat little stop if you have teens, but mine got bored really quickly. This place has a great little place to get ice cream though and if you like quaint towns this is the place for you. Best thing it’s not only...More

Thank Meeganism
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a neat place to stop. We have been here multiple times in past 20 years and keep going back. There are cabooses to go in and a steam engine outside. If you go inside they have railroad artifacts and a very well done...More

2  Thank Steven Q
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is well located in the downtown area. There is easy free parking and the museum itself was free. There are outside train car exhibits as well as things to see in the depot. The recreated city layout of model trains was fun, too....More

3  Thank solomon5
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a whim and were pleasantly surprised by the quality and friendliness of this museum at the depot. There are full size train cars to climb around on and the museum inside is very well done. It is child friendly, with a toy...More

Thank joaniemaria
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Who doesn't love trains? The depot has a a locomotive and a couple of cars to go through as well as the Depot building itself has been converted into a museum. There is a train model replica of downtown cookeville and lots of little nice...More

1  Thank MStein38501
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Nice old train station and historic site. You're able to board the old train at the depot, and the building houses a small museum.

Thank Budd L
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Response from alan38501 | Reviewed this property |
The Depot Museum along with Cream City (across the street) and the Cookeville/Putnam county heritage museum (1 1/2 blocks west) are all free and open to the public. Also the farmers market is just around the corner.