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Nevada Southern Railway Excursion

Closes in 25 min: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Nevada Southern Railway Excursion
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A railroad museum that offers train rides on weekends at 10AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, and 2:30PM (except July and August); You may also ride in our caboose and in the cab of the locomotive (some restrictions). The ride lasts approximately 40 minutes and runs...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
600 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV 89005-1702
+1 702-486-5952
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A family member recently had a wedding here at this venue. Such a unique location for a wedding to be held and such a great experience. We even got to ride on the train with a bar car on board, a section for dessert and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank audrasimmons
Frank C, Preservation & Photography at Nevada Southern Railway Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for your great review, hope you return for another adventure.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

When in Boulder City, take a ride on the Nevada Southern Railway. It is a short 35 minute ride in and out of town, but the scenery is incredible. Sit in the outside car of the weather is good. The staff have a lot of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DaveJ8563
Frank C, Preservation and restoration specialist. at Nevada Southern Railway Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We do hope you will visit again.

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Right near the Hoover Dam and just 30 minutes from Las Vegas thats is a great railway experience. Easy to spot as you drive into Boulder City there is plenty of parking. It’s free to walk round and there are trains and carriages to explore...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 149stuartc
Frank C, Photographer and Restoration at Nevada Southern Railway Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for your response and happy to hear you really enjoyed your experience. Please visit again.

Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is a fairly short ride ( approx. 40 minutes, round trip ) however, every foot is a train lovers delight \ From the moment you depart until the arrival back at the station, every moment is filled with a delightful experience. All of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

My partner and I took this train ride a couple of weeks ago and I booked for him to go in the engine with the driver and his assistant. Being a train enthusiast, my partner was thrilled with the ride and though it is only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Frank C, Restoration Specialist at Nevada Southern Railway Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for your review and your positive experience at the Nevada Southern Railway Museum. Hope you have the chance to visit again.

Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you are looking for something to do in the Las Vegas Area? This little Excursion is a must for any Railway enthusiast. It is situated in Boulder City, about 40mins from the Las Vegas Strip. The staff, who are all volunteers are very friendly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kenny S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Nice train ride, great people, not too crowded. Have a number of car and engine types, particularly Dinky’s from Hoover Dam construction. Have working model train displaying N, HO, 027 and some old timers. Kids just loved this part! Be there by one PM on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Frank C, Public Relations Manager at Nevada Southern Railway Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for visiting our railroad museum and excursion train ride. We are happy that you took the time to enjoy a small part of the history of the building of Hoover Dam and experienced our great community of Boulder City. Stop by again.

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This is a really fun activity for both adults and children it is just a 30 minute ride, but there is also other historical trains on site. Every third Saturday is story telling and crafts for children. You can get a discount coupon beforehand on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Frank C, Public Relations Manager at Nevada Southern Railway Excursion, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for your review. All of our volunteer staff work at making your experience one that will bring you back.

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This program is not well known, but you can actually drive an engine for $250, you can fit 4 extra folks in compartment to share the fun. We did a birthday ride for the train enthusiast’s in our family. Great fun had by all, plus...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was a trip my dad wanted to go on, and if you are an enthusiast it really is alot of fun. Only 30 minutes from the Vegas strip by car you pull up to Yucca street and get free parking at the museum lot....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Tom L
17 May 2018|
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Response from Frank C | Property representative |
The extension was dedicated in April, 2018, but we do not have authorization from the City of Henderson or the Union Pacific railroad to cross the bridge. We will continue to only board passengers at our Boulder City... More
Linda S
17 August 2015|
Response from DavisS_13 | Reviewed this property |
Linda, I believe it was $10.00