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Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum

2 Water St, Fall River, MA 02721-1541
+1 508-674-9340
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Excellent Display of Vintage Rail Cars

Although the museum was closed on the day I was in town, I was able to view the trains from the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Rita S
Brevard County, Florida
via mobile
Hidden treasure

Excellent place to visit with the family. Nice collection of trains a fantastic addition when... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Paula M
Fall River, Massachusetts
via mobile
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20 Sep 2016
“Excellent Display of Vintage Rail Cars”
8 Jul 2015
“Hidden treasure ”
2 Water St, Fall River, MA 02721-1541
+1 508-674-9340
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Although the museum was closed on the day I was in town, I was able to view the trains from the parking lot. The display of vintage rail cars was excellent. Trains from various rail lines: New York New Haven, New York Central System, etc....More

1  Thank Rita S
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to visit with the family. Nice collection of trains a fantastic addition when visiting battleship cove

2  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 20 June 2014

What a great Fire Truck They Had in Field. There next event I found is on June 28, 2014 is a craft show it is from 10:00 am to 3:00pm Free ADMISSION

1  Thank Nancy185
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Nice to visit on a Saturday while they are doing restoration on the rail cars and working on odds & ends. Lots of history about the railroad in Fall River back in the day and to see some of the old pictures of the train...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 4 May 2013 via mobile

We take the kids to the Old colony & Fall River Railroad museum near Halloween . They put on a haunted train exhibit that makes for a great side trip when visiting Battleship cove or many of the October haunted factories

6  Thank Tatej66
Reviewed 30 November 2012

The cars were decorated for a scarey Holloween and it was really fun. It helps bring out the kid in all of us!

4  Thank palavoie02724
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We were part of a tour which had about an hour and 15 minutes to visit the Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum. Being part of a tour does not allow the time to notice and appreciate their fine collection of New Haven railroad...More

5  Thank David F
Reviewed 5 April 2012

It's small - cute. If you are visiting the Battleship or Marine Museum, stop by ... otherwise .. don't drive out of your way for it. My kids had fun (but it's small).

2  Thank mersee
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Reviewed 4 June 2003

great museum. has some train cars and some engines. great place to go if you like trains.

7  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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