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This has to be one of the best examples of "repurposing" something and making it better for the future to come. The Railroad Museum is housed in the former Cox Department and Clothing Store building on Temple Street near the historic Catholic Church.
This is a real museum, with real artifacts and stories. Not an amusement park or anything exaggerated to make entertainment. If you're really interested in the railroads and the people who ran them, this is the place for you.
We just happened upon this place and I just had to go in and check it out for myself. Wow we were blown away! They had all kinds of memorabilia uniforms hats lanterns, tickets stubs. There is a huge hand carved depiction of the workers...More
The museum is an interesting compilation of railroad artifacts, a very significant amount contributed by local families whose family members worked for the C&O railroad. Events of historical significance are documented by photographs taken by locals. Although our host was very good, we did miss...More
The Museum was closed for the season when we visited, but we looked through the windows and saw what promises to be an enjoyable, enlightening visit when we return to visit friends who live in Glade Springs, WV. I was disappointed to see the Museum...More