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Museum of Transportation

3015 Barrett Station Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-3398
+1 314-615-8668
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If you like trains this is the place to go. Our son loves trains and we brought him here during a... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
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Welcome stop for train lovers

We took our grandson here to enjoy the trains. There is a lot to see and to ride. The gentlemen... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Navarre, Florida
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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 16 June 2017 via mobile

If you like trains this is the place to go. Our son loves trains and we brought him here during a recent vacation. He liked riding the small train and he also like riding in the hand-driven trains. we explore the trains and he was...More

Thank CycloneIowa
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We took our grandson here to enjoy the trains. There is a lot to see and to ride. The gentlemen running the trains are so knowledgeable and delightful. They are very good with children and grandfather's. The old trains were available to walk through and...More

Thank 1991KEB
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Excellent collection of trains, cars and other ways of transportation. They have super interesting cars, and a lot of old trains, wagons, etc. So great place for kids.

Thank wetfoot
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went here with my two year old grandson and didn't really expect he would like it that much. We started with the miniature train ride, which was okay, but similar to the train we rode the prior day at the zoo. We then visited...More

Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way down Route 66. The location is very large and the buildings are nice and impressive. However there are only a few exhibits/vehicles in each of the buildings. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The highlight of the visit...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This museum has a lot of old cars on display as well as a lot of trains. Some of the trains you can even walk inside. The staff were also very friendly.

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I recall having been to the Museum of Transportation many years ago. Despite it being small, the museum is worth seeing.

Thank jtoothman
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We may well have been the only ones there without children, not realizing that it was so focused towards younger children (ages 2-10), including play area, mini train ride, and gift/toy shop. This place offers something for car/train enthusiasts with children. It has lots of...More

Thank GBlue
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Perfect for young rail enthusiasts. Our 7 year old boy had a ball here, but the real attraction for him was the one of the few remaining "Big Boy's" - the double steam loco. That was really impressive. There is lots to see and lots...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place was super fun with our boys. We enjoyed the Creation Station and the sweet lady named Linda that was there, the hand crank train cars, the big train ride. The classic car collection was really cool. The massive collection of big trains was...More

Thank jeremidl
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Ana S
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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.