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North Carolina Transportation Museum

411 S. Salisbury Ave, Us 70, Spencer, NC 28159
+1 704-636-2889
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Enjoyed our Visit on veterans day

We Enjoyed our family first visit to NC Transportation Museum, this past veterans day. With the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Great Day out with Thomas Percy 2017

We visited for the Day out with Thomas and Percy in October 2017. Beautiful weather and friendly... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Charleston, South Carolina
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411 S. Salisbury Ave, Us 70, Spencer, NC 28159
+1 704-636-2889
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We Enjoyed our family first visit to NC Transportation Museum, this past veterans day. With the Free ticket and discount for other family members, it make it where we could enjoyed the train ride and enjoy seeing all the museum. We wish to thank the...More

Thank gailr57
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited for the Day out with Thomas and Percy in October 2017. Beautiful weather and friendly faces made a great visit. My 3 yo train obsessed boy LOVED the roundhouse and I could have stayed there for hours. Really neat to see the old...More

Thank awanderingyogini
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Transportation museum is awesome! You get to walk through and see all kinds of different Trains, cars, motorcycles, exhibits and much more. The train ride was very nice if you haven't never rode on a train. A lot of things you can touch or...More

1  Thank minivandivia71
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Visiting friends in Harrisburg who had only popped in briefly once before. We were all pleasantly surprised by how much was in the museum and how interesting it is. The town of Spencer is also worth a wander - we ran out of time! Highly...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We took our 2 1/2 year old grandson to see Thomas the Train. We had never been to the North Carolina Transportation Museum and we were absolutely impressed. The staff was friendly, courteous, knowledgeable. The ride on Thomas was so much fun. We got the...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

All modes of N.C. transportation is displayed at this museum with the emphasis on the railroad. There's a building housing the different types of transportation, cars, trucks, carriages, etc. and some train cars to go through. There is a working round house which was fascinating...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit. We decided to just go ahead and buy a membership since it was only about $14 more without even knowing if we would like it. It was well worth the gamble. We were pleasantly surprised at how much there was...More

Thank Cape_May_Family
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We attended the Day Out With Thomas at the N.C. Transportation Museum and my boys ages 9,8 and 3 had the best time. They had so many wonderful activities for the kids that I cannot possibly list them all. We rode Percy and Thomas with...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This event is really horrible. Let me start with good thing. Thomas looks good and will move it's mouth/eyes. Horrible things 1. Train ride is just 10 minutes. The window of the train is very dirty that you can't even see out in most of...More

Thank barathjayaraman
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were so looking forward to visiting the museum which was to be the highlight of our vacation. I will refer the reader to the other informative reviews and report what were our overall impressions. Be prepared to do a lot of walking and plan...More

Thank Perkypaws
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23 August 2017|
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Response from mdpw | Reviewed this property |
$8.00. Take something to eat and drink. There are no restaurants there or vending machines. There are picnic tables in one section.
19 April 2017|
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Response from Dave V | Reviewed this property |
411 S. Salisbury Ave. Spencer, NC 28159 is the address I used on my GPS.
1 September 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
The admission price depends on whether or not one wants to do the train ride. If I remember correctly, admission without the train ride is 6 dollars and admission with the train ride is 12 dollars. I expect there are... More