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Great tourist site

Good history of trains, steam locomotives all the way up to modern styles including coach cars and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Medic-7314
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Cullman, Alabama
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Fun start to a long walk along the river

Fun start to a long walk along the river.There was a small farmers market in the parking lot... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
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Closed. This space will no longer be a museum, but will be accessible as a community gathering location. Thank you for 45 great years!
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1 N Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1239
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot to go to in Gtand Haven. And it is surrounded by many other things, such a the farmers market, grand haven marina, and many shops. Great for couples, families with young ones or teens, and of course our seniors!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Good history of trains, steam locomotives all the way up to modern styles including coach cars and caboose

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Not a lot to see but glad we stopped. Wow the size of this train! They had a salmon boil at the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

It was a nice large parked train with signs and it was near a park on the water. It didn't appear than you could enter the trains, so I wouldn't call it a museum. I couldn't find hours or any clear indication of this being...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emactravels
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Train Depot Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hello! You are not at the Depot Museum- you were at the Trains at Chinook Pier Park. Unfortunately, the Depot Museum closed last summer. Thats the bad news. The GOOD news is that we do still open the train cars for tours once a year...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Fun start to a long walk along the river.There was a small farmers market in the parking lot. Interesting reading the plaques explaining the trains and stationMore

Date of experience: September 2017
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Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Train Depot Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! We are proud to be part of the waterfront revitalization that began all the way back in the 1960s, which had the goal of connecting the lighthouse to downtown. Your review...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This small museum is dedicated to transportation. It contains exhibits mainly on ships and trains. My favorite part of this museum is the building itself. It is an historic building with a beautiful interior, which is representative of the building's age.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Train Depot Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to leave such a kind review! We love the Depot building!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a nice museum, but its not all about trains, which was more interesting. It had trains but also about the shipping industry which was huge for this area and also a few odds and in thrown in. Nice fee excursion

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank n r
Reviewed 20 April 2017

passing visit when out on walk into town - interesting bit of history of the importance of the railroads in the area to the development of large scale logging & distribution across the USA

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Johnjs1009
Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Train Depot Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed the informational panels. I hope you can stop by over summer when we hold an Ice Cream Social and open up the train for tours! Usually in August- keep an eye out for information!

Reviewed 22 January 2017

This Museum is rather unique because it is a two part museum, one portion is indoors and the other is outdoors. You see they have the Pere Marquette train similar to the train seen in Polar Express which is outdoors and accessible all year long....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Train Depot Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review!! The city does a beautiful job maintaining the Pere Marquette 1223 and we are so fortunate to partner with them on our Ice Cream Social! Thank you so much for including that event in your review. We...More

Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great for taking kids to look at the train also close to a play ground and the farmers maket on Wednesday ' and Saturday during the spring and summer months

Date of experience: September 2016
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Cate R, Education Program Coordinator at Train Depot Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review!

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You do not have to pay anything to see the Train Depot Museum, but there is a place for you to leave a donation.
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