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Railroad Fun for Kids both Big and Small

Our relatives live in the Snoqualamie area and we were looking for an affordable activity for a... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Brian G
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Something about a railroad town

There's just something about a town with a railroad running through it that feels old fashioned and... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Seattle, Washington
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The largest and oldest continuously operating railway museum in Washington State welcomes over 88,000 visitors yearly to its historic depot and 7 ½ acre developing Railway History Center. The museum’s collection of railway artifacts and equipment is...more
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38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065-9663
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Our relatives live in the Snoqualamie area and we were looking for an affordable activity for a three year old who happens to love trains. This museum was a very good option. It has a small historical center with some hands on activities for little...More

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed June 10, 2018

There's just something about a town with a railroad running through it that feels old fashioned and historic. You can walk around and look at the old trains on display outside and you can enter inside for a small indoor museum. When we went, there...More

1  Thank ManderleyAgain
Reviewed February 18, 2018

You don't have to be a railway enthusiast or even a history buff to be awed by the sheer extent of this collection--"comprehensive" would be an understatement. Approaching the museum, one is met with long lines of derilict equipment, which gives the impression of being...More

2  Thank PeterphXXVI5V
Reviewed November 1, 2017

For the train enthusiast, you have seen beet. But it is still a cool place to visit. If you have kids, it is great. They can board some of the locomotives. Best part, it is outdoors and free to visit. Check out the houses behind...More

Thank NUTN2000
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This museum is a work in progress and you can see it's got potential. Lots of train cars and locomotives awaiting restoration (and funds). Privileged view of the Snoqualmie falls from above. Beautiful views of the forest during the ride. Worth doing on a rainy...More

Thank Hermann F
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

I gave it a 3 star because Definitely breathtaking scenery, a trip you should make either alone or without young kids. It’s really boring for small children and probably for teens as well. Its more of an adult trip, wouldn’t recommend taking kids because they...More

Thank Sofia G
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Learn a little bit of history while being able to enjoy real locomotives up close on this hot spot of a road-trip stop. Easily can spend up to 1 hour here looking at historical artifacts that you can walk up to, touch, and (gently) climb.

Thank Katie F
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

The Northwest Railway Museum is a fun place to visit with many things to see and touch. The friendly staff in the gift shop is more than helpful and shares their passion of the bygone era of steam locomotives. There are plenty of train cars...More

Thank jsemett
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the old station looking for the museum. It is basically a few locomotives in the yard around it with a small sign out to explain what it is. There is a room inside that has roughly eight boards to explain, to an...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We did not go into the museum. We toured the historic depot grounds because historic trains were in full display. In front of each train, there are plaques with there service information. This would be great for kids, seniors and anyone who loves trains and...More

1  Thank lovethemouse p
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