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N.C.& St. L. Depot and Railroad Museum

582 S Royal St, Jackson, TN 38301-7308
+1 731-425-8223
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You will love this place. It has a live train whistle, things for the kids to play with, coloring... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Midway, Kentucky
Great history of this railroad, and some nice memorabilia

The two ladies working at the museum the day we were there could not have been nicer or more... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Paula C
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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582 S Royal St, Jackson, TN 38301-7308
+1 731-425-8223
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

You will love this place. It has a live train whistle, things for the kids to play with, coloring books and an awesome train track that was built to show how Jackson looked in the 1950s. This place isn't big, but it is a good...More

Thank walkersandtalkers
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The two ladies working at the museum the day we were there could not have been nicer or more helpful. They helped me find a picture of my grandfather, who was a boilermaker for the GM&O. We found several articles of interest that were posted...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is an old depot filled with pictures, maps, books and other stuff relating to railroads. It was really interesting to look through everything.

Thank sochatai
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Arrived after the museum closed but the station and trains were fun with a working crossing signal and train whistle

Thank Barbra R
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This train museum and it's caretaker were awesome! I could have spent one whole day in this place and still not read all the articles on the walls. The caretaker had plenty of knowledge about trains and the area the only problem for me was...More

Thank hillbillyhoya
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks to our trip advisor app, we found this great museum to stop at in between our drive from Nashville to Memphis. Museum is located six miles off of Interstate 40 and was easy to get to with our RV, with a place to park...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place is small, but the train cars are a blast to go through. Great place for photos too! We did senior pics here and loved the setting.

Thank Happymomoffive
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We were travelling from Nashville to Memphis and wanted somewhere to break the journey. After searching on here we decided on this place. Good call. It’s less than 10 miles from the I-40. We were made to feel very welcome by the super enthusiastic volunteers....More

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 11 November 2016

A great stop to get the local history on a very historic rail yard and depot. The even have a train layout of what the entire Jackson Railyard was like. Everyone was very, very friendly to us.

Thank Brian6577
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Attendant on duty (an older woman) was very rude. We walked in and she started barking at us to sign the guestbook. We then wandered around the little museum and then she came over and kept asking if we were planning to sell the photos...More

Thank jennifer s
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