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Dequincy Railroad Museum

400 Lake Charles Ave, Dequincy, LA 70633-3530
+1 337-786-2823
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Railroad museum

Great museum. Free self guided tour. Really interesting historical railroad items. Housed in an... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Karen W
Lake Charles, United States
Worth a detour for train buffs - Good if you are around for others

This depot has been restored and populated with memorabilia with love and affection. The... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Houston, Texas
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14 Oct 2017
“Railroad museum”
12 Apr 2017
“Railroad festival”
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400 Lake Charles Ave, Dequincy, LA 70633-3530
+1 337-786-2823
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great museum. Free self guided tour. Really interesting historical railroad items. Housed in an old railroad depot. Everything authentic. Father retired Southern Pacific employee. Brought back memories of going to see dad at work.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This depot has been restored and populated with memorabilia with love and affection. The architecture is beautiful. Lots of classic RR memorabilia - chinaware - timetables - tools - equipment - photographs - etc. Stunning collection of 1 Gauge locomotives. Very hospitable and knowledgeable manager....More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Railroad festival is wonderful we visit here often our kids live in this city Christmas time is beautiful watching the lights flicker at the railroad museum awesome family time

Thank grammy61407
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Until 50 years ago travelling by train was the only way to travel. Better and more luxurious than buses. Depots like this one were the focal point of thousands of cities and small towns like DeQuincy. Many of DeQuincy's residents were employees of the two...More

Thank Pirooter
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

A great outing for children, of all ages. The station is the original train depot from the early 1920's, with exhibits for all. There is even a real train whistle the kids can pull. Lots of fun for the little ones. Outside are train cars...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Every time we go that way wife needs bring grand kids , they enjoy themselves , and the people working are always so friendly

Thank James T
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Every time I stop at this museum, something else has been added or restored so I learn/see something new. If you like railroad depots/museums/history, this is a little gem. There is no admission charge but a donation is appreciated. Katie was a particularly good docent....More

Thank photogal205
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

A very nice outing for children who like trains. The depot is the original train station from 1923 with exhibits from that era and a real train whistle the children can pull. There is a very nice set up with a working model train. The...More

Thank texasroadrunner5000
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Love the model trains that are on display throughout the museum!! The cabooses that are on the property are also a great touch!

Thank Kandy A
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I love going to this museum throughout the year. They always have it nicely displayed and the kids love the model train display. Ask to pull the train horn!! They also have it wonderfully decorated for Christmas time. Also the Holiday express train also comes...More

Thank Brandy E
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