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The Interurban Railway Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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A gem in Downtown Plano!

The museum is located in Haggard Park on 15th across from the Dart Station. This is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
Robyn_in_Florida
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Dallas, Texas
An unexpected find: nicely done small museum

There is a small museum inside (nice A/C and restrooms too) which explained the development and... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
TourTroll
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Reston, VA
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The Interurban Railway Museum is a FREE museum located in Plano's Haggard Park and surrounding Historic Downtown Plano. Parking is available in the lot immediately adjacent to the museum and the DART rail stop. Museum guests will enjoy a tour of...more
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901 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074-5807
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

The museum is located in Haggard Park on 15th across from the Dart Station. This is a wonderful small historical train station with many wonderful artifacts to look at. We were able to go inside the rail cart on display at the end of the...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

There is a small museum inside (nice A/C and restrooms too) which explained the development and role of the railway between Waco and Frisco; good exhibits and helpful staff. Then you can climb aboard one of the old rail cars, which was located in the...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Despite the lack of nostalgia of 'Historical' Downtown Plano, this small museum is packed with local history! The museum is housed in the original 1908 two-building structure -- the front building was the depot/waiting area, while the rear brick building housed the generators which provided...More

1  Thank garrwick66
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

It was well done and the station and car outside were beautifully restored. The museum is free but relies on donations which are well deserved. The grand kids really liked the tour of the old interurban mail/coach car. A nice one hour visit next to...More

1  Thank KearneyCat
Reviewed 25 December 2015

A step back in Time. Great to see some Historical vintage memorbilia . The history of the old train is here in the Park in Downtown Plano. There is a fountain & an area to walk. You can see the actual size of this railcar...More

1  Thank 1ICECREAM1
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We visited in the museum when the Plano International Festival was taking place right next to it. It was a very interesting experience for us and for our kids (ages 4.5 - 19), so I would recommend that to any family. The museum surveys some...More

2  Thank Oren E
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Nice for a quick stop. Lots of history & interesting pictures. Right in downtown Plano. I would recommend allowing an hour to two.

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inkdotwell, Public Relations Manager at The Interurban Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

We are glad you enjoyed your visit! Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed 8 September 2015

Downtown family fun. Learn of the historic rail line, interactive activities for all ages. A beautiful train to visit and learn of early transportation!

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inkdotwell, Public Relations Manager at The Interurban Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

We are glad you stopped by to see us! Please come again soon!

Reviewed 4 September 2015

A gem just at the entrance to Historic Downtown Plano. Enter the rail car and learn the history of railroads in Plano, and Texas. Someone is there to answer your questions; many interesting exhibits. When you're done take the kids to the park just outside...More

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inkdotwell, Public Relations Manager at The Interurban Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thank you for stopping by to visit our "gem"! Tell your friends and family about us, and stop by to see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 September 2015

Right in the middle of downtown is this train car. It is it's our museum and adjacent is the building that holds more items and diorama type displays from the early days of the railroad here in Texas. You won't need a lot of time...More

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inkdotwell, Public Relations Manager at The Interurban Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit! Please come see us again soon!

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