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Eastern Shore Railway Museum

Dunne Avenue, Railroad Square, Parksley, VA 757-665-7245
+1 757-665-7245
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Cute place

My 10 year old is a train fanatic and was very excited to stop here. It was fun to walk around and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
Calling all Train Enthusiasts!

My son is older than the 4 to 6 year old train lover he was days ago and this was perfect for him... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Lewes, Delaware
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Dunne Avenue, Railroad Square, Parksley, VA 757-665-7245
+1 757-665-7245
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

My 10 year old is a train fanatic and was very excited to stop here. It was fun to walk around and get an eye full of their trains. Nice collection.

Thank mdgipsy
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My son is older than the 4 to 6 year old train lover he was days ago and this was perfect for him (8 at the time of first visit and still going strong at 10) He is always up for an adventure and doesn't...More

Thank adventuralaviva
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We planned this stop on our way through the area and we were not disappointed. The museum has several restored passenger cars and several other cars. The restored station is also a great tour, along with the artifacts in the museum building. My kids loved...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Kids get to hop on real box cars to view them. There is a small gift shop on the grounds and small childrens area. Some pamphlets but not much else. Staff friendly.

Thank nancy299
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This Museum is just a gem of a place to visit. I learned about it through different informational sources, and decided to pay the place a visit. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to see this unique museum. The guided tour includes...More

2  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 30 July 2015

If you are a true rail fan this is a must stop if in the area! They have several restored cars you can enter as well as a building set up like year gone by. Unfortunately, by the time we got there it was almost...More

1  Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this out of the way museum. There is an interesting collection of such items as railroad lanterns, posters, tools, etc. Outside you'll find several train cars and even the old Hopeton, Va station, as the Parksley station was razed...More

3  Thank catem
Reviewed 26 July 2014

My wife and I took a little trip last weekend traveling the back roads of the lower Eastern Shore. We ended up in this cute little town of Parksley , VA. and the Railroad Museum located alongside the downtown park and farmers market. The trains...More

2  Thank Stanley_43
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We stopped on a Sunday and the museum was not opened but the sign indicates it is okay to wander around and view the equipment on display which we did. There is no motive power, it is all about the railroad cars which is a...More

5  Thank OBX717
Reviewed 12 July 2013

The focus of this museum on the cars instead of the engines gives a nice focus. It is good to see not only the different types of cars, but also to see them in different stages of restoration. This gives a good perspective on how...More

3  Thank Paul_from_VA
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