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Museum of Transportation

3015 Barrett Station Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-3398
+1 314-615-8668
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Transporting through time!

The St Louis Museum of Transportation does a remarkable job of presenting the history of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Amazing place

My son loved this place. I loved seeing the endless smile on his face! Such a huge collection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erie, Illinois
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Visit one of the largest and most diverse collections of transportation vehicles in the world! Trace the history of American railroading, see antique cars and trucks, visit a towboat, and more.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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3015 Barrett Station Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-3398
+1 314-615-8668
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The St Louis Museum of Transportation does a remarkable job of presenting the history of transportation! Lots of great information and a wide selection of modes of transportation make for an enjoyable visit! A nice selection of vintage cars and a huge selection of trains...More

Thank m2mays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son loved this place. I loved seeing the endless smile on his face! Such a huge collection of trains. We found out about this museum right before we had to leave town and we are so glad we did.

Thank Jim723
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an awesome gem! Our party was aged 6 to 65 and we all had so much fun! You can climb up into engines, walk through several different types of train cars, blow whistles and ring bells. There's a little train to ride also. An...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What history is here! If you're a train buff, this is a special treat! Fun for all ages to climb on these trains and imagine what it was like to travel in the age of steam!

Thank The_Heritage_Lady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will really enjoy seeing the trains and learn about the history of transportation here. There are so many things to see, even some neat automobiles, however the trains are the main highlight.

Thank Don Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Transportation Museum while in St. Louis. it is a bit of a ride from downtown but a nice quiet place to see some impressive old cars and lots of trains. We were surprised how few people were there. There is certainly enough...More

Thank NCSoxFan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family recently visited and had a really fun time! My husband and 7 year old visited the vast train collection in the back while I visited the creation station with our 3 younger children. The creation station was very clean and put together. My...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I grew up in St. Louis and as a child my parents took me to the Museum of Transportation often. Over the years, it has added other transportation modes but it is still 90% rail oriented. It has a fantastic display of vintage cars and...More

Thank aldahal
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is one of the largest collections of stream trains in the country. A couple of them are open so you can get in the cabs and ring the bells. There are 2(?) airplanes - a DC3 painted like a C47 and a small trainer...More

Thank gpd4
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We took our 10 year old grandson to this place as he is a train nut. He loved this place and was in seventh heaven. The place has some great train displays and you can climb over all kinds of trains and cars. If you...More

Thank Lostandhungry
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Ana S
4 March 2017|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
The entire museum can be easily seen within a four hour time span. If you take your time, of course, it can last longer.