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Northern Pacific Railway Museum

10 Asotin Ave, Toppenish, WA 98948-1300
+1 509-865-1911
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Excellent Museum

This is medium sized museum; which showed the history of the Northern Pacific Railroad in this area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donnagay1d
Closed Until May 1

So disappointed to discover this place doesn't open until May. It looked very interesting. We... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Susan H
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Tacoma, Washington
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Excellent Museum”
3 Apr 2016
“Closed Until May 1”
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10 Asotin Ave, Toppenish, WA 98948-1300
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+1 509-865-1911
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is medium sized museum; which showed the history of the Northern Pacific Railroad in this area of Washington. They had some interesting displays and are working hard to preserve their heritage. The trains and engines were in great condition. We enjoyed the train station...More

Thank Donnagay1d
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

So disappointed to discover this place doesn't open until May. It looked very interesting. We were there on April 2nd on a beautiful sunny day. Unfortunately, it was not well advertised that it is still closed for the season.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We visited this old impressive looking brick station on the NP mainline in September. While there were exhibits and outside cars awaiting restoration; we felt the museum overcharged us for what we got out of it. It looked to us that the facility is struggling...More

Thank JohnD63487
Reviewed 19 August 2015

My wheelchair bound husband and I found the museum wonderful. The displays were well kept and would raise anyone's curiosity. The feel of a maybe "more romantic time" for travel was all around. The only disappointment was that we could not drive the wheelchair to...More

2  Thank Iphm355
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Train Museum was interesting. Some very old trains that need a lot of work on them. Inside the museum building they have some interesting information.

Thank jfryatt
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We are bicycle touring the Northwest. We had some time to spend in Toppenish and found this museum. The exhibits and artifacts are not that extensive but they did a nice job of displaying everything. We spent about an hour inside and enjoyed ourselves. It...More

1  Thank funhogs2
Reviewed 2 July 2015

There are a few newer restored items but most are "years" from being restored. That doesn't mean it's not a nice museum but be prepared to see older items in need of repair. Another item is you can see inside these engines and cars. The...More

1  Thank Noel E
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Trains always fascinate children so this museum is a real go for children. Lots of "big stuff" to look at and learn about. Nicely located and plenty of parking. Of course the kids like the outdoor stuff, but there is indoor stuff for us adults....More

1  Thank Mary F
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We drove about 4 hours to attend and were pleasantly surprised. The grandboys had a ball. Lots of hands on things to do, wish there had been more vendors. The vendor that had lemonade and kettle corn, rocked it. The volunteers went out of their...More

2  Thank HappyMiss37
Reviewed 19 September 2013

This museum has unique and different displays of historic railroad memorabilia. They offer an inside display and an outdoors display area. The station has recently been refurbished and is a terrific example of an early station. The outside display features rolling stock and locomotives. We...More

1  Thank Bob1263
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