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French Lick Scenic Railway

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Address: 8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
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Off to see the Wizard!

I read several poor reviews on here, but I have to tell you that we really enjoyed our train ride. We went to the Wizard of Oz themed ride and even the eye-rolling teens enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Trisha S
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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the wizard of Oz themed ride. We didn't expect such a show before getting into the train. The show continued wonderfully on the train mixing with the sights outside. The kids enjoyed it. Train is fun as itself. The show was a great addition.

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Thank Justin K
Evansville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I read several poor reviews on here, but I have to tell you that we really enjoyed our train ride. We went to the Wizard of Oz themed ride and even the eye-rolling teens enjoyed it. Sure, most of the characters were played by young actors and not Broadway performers, but they all seemed to enjoy performing and put their... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at French Lick Springs hotel with husband and adult daughter. Tried to visit late morning on Saturday but not open. Learned only open when there are train excursions. Disappointed we couldn't visit the train station to see inside. Were able to view the train cars outside .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Neat historic area. We enjoyed looking around the outside. We were in the area to go to Paoli Peaks, and the buildings were closed for winter. Hope to return in the future.

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Thank hicks6300
Nineveh, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We took 6 of our grandkids to ride the Polar Express - what an AMAZING experience! It was magical. The kids were entertained for the full 70 minute ride, everything was right on time, and two of my grandsons are train buffs - I've ridden Thomas the Train with them before - but my 7 year old said "this was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband, our almost 2 year old son and I went on a special "Polar Express" trip. The experience was nothing short of magical! From the moment we boarded the train and got to meet the conductor, to the elves dancing singing, it was nonstop excitement for our son and all of the children aboard. The experience is based on... More 

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Kentland, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We road the "regular" train, so I can't speak for the "special" rides like the Polar Express or the "hold up". My daughter and two granddaughters, ages 1 and 8 and I went on the ride in August. There was some pretty scenery, including a small waterfall and the running dialogue was entertaining, I even learned a thing or two... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great fun for children! The staff certainly keeps them entertained the entire time and our kids were mesmerized. Looking forward to doing another train ride soon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our daughters age 5 and 8 on the polar express for the first time. We had such a great time. It was great family fun. The kids had a lot of fun singing and dancing with the elves. We got hot chocolate and a cookie. Each child received a bell from Santa Claus. We got... More 

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Mount Vernon, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I if ever get the chance the Polar Express is the place to take any kid 10 and under. We had 6 grand-kids with us and they all had a great time. The young girls playing the Elf did a fabulous job and sang and danced. They served hot chocolate and a cookie. The only down fall was we had... More 

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