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Georgia State Railroad Museum

655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6823
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Housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Roundhouse and Repair Shops Complex at Savannah, the Georgia State Railroad Museum exhibits a collection of historic, restored rolling stock and interprets the history of railroading in the state of Georgia, offering guided tours, student programming, private tour & event bookings, and more!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This museum has historical cars that are easy to tour. The furnishings on one were original down to the curtains. It is reasonably priced, and family friendly. You get a short ride on a steam engine with a narrarator who gives the history of the...More

Thank IlliniDLM
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

to get the best out of it do a tour which is followed by the train ride, i think first tour is at ten and there are 4 per day. it may not be a world class rail museum and there is really very little...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

You can take a short ride on a train to explore the back part of the site. You can also operate a hand car or explore an executive car. The tours are guided. Riding the train is definitely the best part.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great program presented by our tour guide! My favorite was touring the private care of the railroad president!

Thank hregister
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The museum isn't much more than some old cars and rolling stock in an old yard. There is very little information about their collection and no cohesiveness to the signs around the property. I was literally free to to walk about and climb on just...More

Thank This_r_serious
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I must admit I kind of chuckled when I researched this site and saw they offer train rides. How far can they possible go in downtown Savannah? I must say this was a fun visit, the short-narrated train ride with a few rides on the...More

Thank ATL0609
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This museum is one of those that is in the process of building a great place for parents to take their kids and show off the BIG toys of their youth.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We have been there 2x now and have done dif things each time! Just check the schedule because they have specific times and days for events! My 2 train loving sons had a blast!

Thank skingcowgirl85
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We expected more from this museum. The roundhouse was pretty cool, but other than that, it did not meet our expectations. Consider your entry fee a donation to the preservation of this site.

Thank travelbabe415
Reviewed 16 April 2017

When I was still in school this area was over grown with trees, and bushes having been abandoned after steam trains had died out and diesel became the way to go. Being somewhat a train nut, I wanted to see this museum since it had...More

Thank James H
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asb10989
30 June 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
We offer guided tours 10:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:00. Site Tours by Train are currently at 11:00, 11:30, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. You are not required to view the orientation film. We also have a playroom called Locomotion Lab... More
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jabakaraoke
8 April 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Georgia State Railroad Museum has a large gravel lot, which is free for museum visitors.
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Joseph P
28 January 2017|
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Yes, dogs are allowed on site as long as they are on a leash! With the exception of service animals, dogs are not allowed on the Site Tour by Train or on our Executive Office Car Tours (walking tours through restored rail... More
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