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French Lick Scenic Railway

8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
+1 800-748-7246
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Different times through the year they have special train rides.....Polar Express--Thomas the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dino2mom
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French Lick, In
Not very scenic.

You get to ride in a cool old railway care, but as far as a scenic trip, there wasn't anything to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naomi654
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Chassell
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
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+1 800-748-7246
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Different times through the year they have special train rides.....Polar Express--Thomas the Train---Wizard of Oz. I have only been on the Wizard of Oz ride and it was awesome.....the kids and entertainers were amazing. The Polar Express is the most popular and reservations are a...More

Thank dino2mom
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to ride in a cool old railway care, but as far as a scenic trip, there wasn't anything to see except trees.

Thank Naomi654
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents took my oldest two on the Robbery scenic train ride today. During the two hour train ride a fake robbery occurs. My dad said should of seen the look on the kids faces. The train ride doesnt have much to see on the...More

1  Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice staff. Relaxing. A good glimpse at what it was like to travel by train. Lots of kids, all seemed to have fun.

1  Thank 415jeffreyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Other than the fact that parents don't take control of their kids this is a nice tour through the town out to a turn around. Not the best rail ride we've taken but still a pleasant afternoon.

Thank tom g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip is more of a thing for small children. It was supposed to be a 1 3/4 hour trip but was extended about 30 minutes because the engine broke down. It does have snack area on the train so you can buy water, soft...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was really excited to go on this train ride, thought it would be fun and a good experience for my girls ages 11 & 17 since we have never been on a train. The tunnel was the most exciting thing about the whole ride...More

Thank Zsuzsikaq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought it would be a fun thing to do in the afternoon. Unfortunately after we got on a rainstorm hit, didn't last long but knocked down a tree a few miles up the line. They attempted to move but ended up backing back to rail...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We rode the train on a beautiful June day. Cool weather was a plus - we sat in the back where the windows opened. The trip up (45 minutes) was fun and interesting. we did travel through a cave. But on the way back you...More

3  Thank GOPManda
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Boring even for the children. The little bit of information on Larry Byrd home was the best part. The countryside was pretty.

Thank llkunard
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Chadwell14
11 July 2017|
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Response from Indiana_Brown | Reviewed this property |
When we went, it was just a train ride (no theater) and the price was the same for all the cars. Some cars had a/c and a second "floor", which I didn't care for because it's very skinny and it's just a long bench. The main... More
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Ryan K
30 March 2017|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
Ours was with a Lions Clubs group, I would say about an hour and half total, down and back. It was not very scenic.
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krakeamy
18 February 2017|
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Response from Vicki F | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I have never ridden the Polar Express.
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