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The Mount Washington Cog Railway

Base Road, Six miles off Route 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03575
+1 800-922-8825
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Climb to the top of Mount Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing Cog Railway trains!
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“base station” (62 reviews)
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Base Road, Six miles off Route 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03575
+1 800-922-8825
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

45 minute to an hour trip up Mt. Washington follow by an hour visit. Lots to learn both about the Cog RE and Mt. Washington. Small pay museum at the top. Visit an old inn. Restaurant located at the top as well. Nice brakeman guide...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family of 5 took a trip on the Mt Washington Cog Railway this afternoon. The Steampunk festival was also going on at the base of the cog railway. Kids were thrilled to ascend into the clouds and being able to move about the train...More

Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The views the train were super fun. My grand children and I had a blast. Make sure you take the time to view museum and take the time to enjoy the scenery. It is an outstanding experience to have the opportunity to see. Go go...More

Thank twomenwithtrumpets
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you have never been on a cog train your in for a treat. Hold one as you climb one of the steepest grade tracks in the world to the highest point wears of the Mississippi. Mr. Washington is know for having some of the...More

Thank brimil
Reviewed 3 days ago

Driving through New Hampshire on way to Maine and had made plans to stop and do the train. I had looked at weather and knew it had been and could be raining so I knew view would not be great. Got to the top and...More

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 3 days ago

A unique experience to climb up the summit via railway. We visited the place in July, the lush green Mountains views are simply breath taking. Climbing up is a thrilling experience with great views to offer in return. When we reached the summit it was...More

Thank Kash K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Check this one off the bucket list. Online reservations for the steamer were a snap. Plan to arrive early so you can enjoy the museum and gift shop. For the best seats plan to get in line 45 minutes prior to departure. Note, the seats...More

Thank bateswm
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very enjoyable experience. Didn't get tickets until we arrived there, but not a problem (it was a weekday). Arrive early and enjoy the small museum first. You can pack a lunch & bring it with you if you wish. Great views & brakeman narrative on...More

Thank blondie16
Reviewed 4 days ago

this was on my bucket list. it was awesome. book tickets for platform a , as this is the first train in line to leave the base ,even though they are spaced a bit . it was nice to only see tracks ahead going up...More

Thank laurafisk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although the weather wasn't the greatest, the 4 of us ( including our 12 yr old grandson), had a great time. Beautiful area, clean facilities, great museum, excellent tour guide taking us up the mountain. A sure pleaser. Can't go wrong.

Thank Christine Z
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23 July 2017|
Response from Dorotockeys | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling them directly for that. I could not know.
22 July 2017|
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Response from grosbea | Reviewed this property |
When boarding the train you have to walk a short distance over the tracks. They have a step to assist you with the first of three steps. There is handrail but the best part is that the brakeman is there to help. The... More
1 July 2017|
Response from Wayne P | Property representative |
The steam train is truly authentic. You must be prepared to experience the use of coal as a locomotive fuel. That includes smoke, cinders and other effects such as the smell associated with the burning of coal. The steam... More