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The Chehalis Centralia Railroad & Museum

1101 Sylvenus Street, Chehalis, WA 98532
+1 360-748-9593
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Gorgeous views!

What a nice train ride and especially in the fall! We took the longer trip and enjoyed the brisk... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Tudey1
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Chehalis, Washington
Jackandhank

I took my grandson through this museum. He is 8 and really enjoyed it. The volunteer were very... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
jackandhank
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1101 Sylvenus Street, Chehalis, WA 98532
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

What a nice train ride and especially in the fall! We took the longer trip and enjoyed the brisk weather and the fall foliage.

Thank Tudey1
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I took my grandson through this museum. He is 8 and really enjoyed it. The volunteer were very knowledgeable and even let him run a train around the track.

Thank jackandhank
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Cute little attraction run by steam train lovers and volunteers. From the lady who checked us in to the engineer and conductors, we had a great experience. The Senior engineer, Rick, invited my husband, a real train lover, to ride in the engine. I enjoyed...More

Thank BetteAnnV
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Can't say enough about all the staff, from the super nice lady selling tickets (you can buy on-line but we wanted to go the next day)to all the personnel on the train, they would stop and chat with you, answer all your questions and you...More

Thank Gloria S
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife, kids and I loved this train ride. This is a golden opportunity for my family to experience what is like to ride in a steam locomotive. People work there are super friendly. My kids received a banner, coloring paper and crayons, and candy...More

Thank LifeAsJourney
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Family of four(7,11) had a very fun and relaxing time. On time and was the perfect distance. They do offer a evening diner ride, but we went to the daytime ride. Lots of views and even got pictures of Mt. Ranier in background

Thank davidskier2016
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

OK so I'm well past 50, not 5! But I've loved trains forever! I absolutely loved it! If you or your kids, grandkids, or neighbors love trains then you MUST make the trip to Chehalis and climb aboard a living breathing antique! Its worth your...More

Thank brokigpojke
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We stumbled onto this museum the other day as we were exploring the town of Chehalis and we were glad we did. It's a wonderful piece of history that's been very well presented and with great descriptions of all the displays. The museum director was...More

Thank Fay D
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This modest railroad and museum, and the town it operates from, is notable for the friendliness of its crew and staff and residents. This lifts the experience of a visit to Chehalis from the ordinary to the most enjoyable level. Well done!

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The trip is enjoyable and not terribly scenic. It is simply a steam train ride. Children are thrilled and we take our grand kids once a year just to watch them enjoy it. Go on a day that you can ride in one of the...More

Thank mackdril
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have had problems using the phone to contact this railroad, but you can reserve tickets through the internet. Look for Chehalis-Centralia Railroad and Museum. I just checked the website, and apparently the... More
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