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Railroad Memories Museum

Spooner, WI
+1 715-635-2752
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Extensive displays of local and nationwide railroad history

Huge number of displays (11 rooms!) that are generally well-organized (especially recommend the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Andrew E
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Visit with the grandkids

It was okay. Thought it was a little congested. There was a lot to look at, but the building seemed... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Dawn J
Spooner, Wisconsin
via mobile
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“train buff” (2 reviews)
“depot” (3 reviews)
“memorabilia” (5 reviews)
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Spooner, WI
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Huge number of displays (11 rooms!) that are generally well-organized (especially recommend the telegraph room). Everything is based upon donated materials (most of it from actual railroaders) and volunteers. Volunteer staff working the afternoon we visited extremely helpful and knowledgeable. While outstanding for those of...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It was okay. Thought it was a little congested. There was a lot to look at, but the building seemed to small for it all. Should have some items more protected from the elements and dust. Kids got bored 1/2 way. Surprised they didn't have...More

Thank Dawn J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of history in this building! So many things to see there! My son loved the train! It's right in town in Spooner so it's easy to find and takes about an hour or 2 to walk thru and see a good deal of what...More

Thank Amber A
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Arrived in October and found it to be closed. Spooner was a railroad town back in the day and the Museum was the depot on the Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha line. City owns the roundhouse and turntable next door. Preserved but not showable....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Friendly folk with lots of information and happy to share it. Nice museum with so much to see and lots of local train history. Many one of a kind items. Interesting and fun.

Thank wendyhD7262KB
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We arrived just as they were closing. They welcomed us in anyways and told us to take our time going through their very extensive collection of train artifacts. Very well done and LOTS of items and history to enjoy. Staff offered some insight to some...More

Thank Beachgirl0521
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I truly enjoyed our visit to the Railroad Memories Museum in Spooner. It was full of surprises and the tour by staff members very interesting. Sometimes small town museums such as this are so much more than you expect and this was...More

Thank jnc5448
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The guide was very informative about the History of the Railroad. Lots of things to look at and get a history lesson of the railroads. Pictures, tools, equipment, memorabilia quite a collection of if you like the railroad!

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Wow! So much to look at! The amount of memorabilia surprised us for a small local museum. Well worth your time; allow more than you think you will need.

Thank Eisme77
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Really enjoyed our visit to this historic attraction. Spent a good share of an afternoon there. There is lots and lots of old Railroad memorabilia, a guided tour, much of the original depot has been preserved.

Thank Keith L
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