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Northwest Railway Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great old trains from a bygone era,,,,

Great to see dedicated people trying to restore the old trains. Lots of "works in Progress" waiting... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Bayville, New Jersey
Railroad Fun for Kids both Big and Small

Our relatives live in the Snoqualamie area and we were looking for an affordable activity for a... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Brian G
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The largest and oldest continuously operating railway museum in Washington State welcomes over 88,000 visitors yearly to its historic depot and 7 ½ acre developing Railway History Center. The museum’s collection of railway artifacts and equipment is...more
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38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065-9663
+1 425-888-3030
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was disappointed with this place. There aren’t many trains and not much info either. You can’t walk on any of them although they had steps going up. It’s all outdoors and doesn’t cost anything.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Monby
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

My aunt and I stopped by for a quick visit and were pleased with all of the information and history we learned. Unfortunately the trains are not open but the descriptions are informative. The actual museum is full of information about the history of trains...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claudette C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Great to see dedicated people trying to restore the old trains. Lots of "works in Progress" waiting for resources to restore them. Being a non-profit organization they depend on fees to keep going. If you are a train buff its worth it to stop and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Our relatives live in the Snoqualamie area and we were looking for an affordable activity for a three year old who happens to love trains. This museum was a very good option. It has a small historical center with some hands on activities for little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 11 June 2018

There's just something about a town with a railroad running through it that feels old fashioned and historic. You can walk around and look at the old trains on display outside and you can enter inside for a small indoor museum. When we went, there...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ManderleyAgain
Reviewed 19 February 2018

You don't have to be a railway enthusiast or even a history buff to be awed by the sheer extent of this collection--"comprehensive" would be an understatement. Approaching the museum, one is met with long lines of derilict equipment, which gives the impression of being...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank PeterphXXVI5V
Reviewed 1 November 2017

For the train enthusiast, you have seen beet. But it is still a cool place to visit. If you have kids, it is great. They can board some of the locomotives. Best part, it is outdoors and free to visit. Check out the houses behind...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank NUTN2000
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is a work in progress and you can see it's got potential. Lots of train cars and locomotives awaiting restoration (and funds). Privileged view of the Snoqualmie falls from above. Beautiful views of the forest during the ride. Worth doing on a rainy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Hermann F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I gave it a 3 star because Definitely breathtaking scenery, a trip you should make either alone or without young kids. It’s really boring for small children and probably for teens as well. Its more of an adult trip, wouldn’t recommend taking kids because they...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sofiesworld33
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Learn a little bit of history while being able to enjoy real locomotives up close on this hot spot of a road-trip stop. Easily can spend up to 1 hour here looking at historical artifacts that you can walk up to, touch, and (gently) climb.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Katie F
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