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Railroad Museum of Long Island

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Great model train layouts and sounds of railroad activity

On my second Long Island wine tour, I found this Treasure, which essentially is The Lionel Train... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
KodoDrummer
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
Nice museum, pricey for size.

10 bucks for all adults (no senior discount), and not a large museum at all. The large model train... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
StonewallBrigade
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New Jersey
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440 4th St, at the LIRR Tracks, Greenport, NY 11944-1850
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Did not have a lot that interested the children aged 14. Only spent a short time there. Really not too much to see. A couple of old train cars, the engine with a snow plow on it and the turntstile.

1  Thank Marian M
Reviewed 30 November 2017

My wife thought I was nuts .. "like a little kid" .. but I find the history of development of the railroads kind of interesting.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

On my second Long Island wine tour, I found this Treasure, which essentially is The Lionel Train Museum of Long Island. This is the original set-up from the Lionel Headquarters in Michigan after it closed down. We enjoyed seeing all the old and the miniature...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 27 June 2017

10 bucks for all adults (no senior discount), and not a large museum at all. The large model train set is excellent and the main attraction. They have a steam engine, a railcar, and some other outside displays as well as a small museum of...More

Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

$10 per adult and 5 for kids more than 12 yo. Did not have fun at all. We had a long ride to visit the aquarium here and it wasn't fun seeing this railroad museum. There's nothing to see at all. Waste of time to...More

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I am glad we stopped in during a great afternoon, but I did not feel that there was a lot of information in comparison to the many other railroad museums that we have been to. This is a good place to stop in for a...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

There is a fantastic huge train layout to peruse.We traveled o the 1964 World's Fair mini train which was the LIRR exhibit at the fair. We then took the LIRR to Greenport for part 2 of the museum. We all enjoyed our time this past...More

1  Thank NewYorkRayman46
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Near the East End Seaport Maritime Museum and worth a visit... combine a visit here with the Riverhead Railroad Museum (You can take the scoot train between the two museums for a reasonable fare). Or combine a visit to this museum with East End Seaport...More

Thank lisagdesign
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The new addition to the village model showing the LIRR's transition from steam to diesel may have a way to go, but the original model is still worth the price of admission, particularly when you need a break from endless carousel rides. Generally open Sat...More

Thank FrankConsumer
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We enjoyed the nearly empty, slightly dusty but authentically-felt museum, with a knowledgeable guide walking us through the important rail history of Greenport. We were though puzzled by the placement of three railcars of questionable value, positioned so that they greatly obscured the beautiful and...More

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