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Rappahannock Railroad Museum

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Great outing for the family!

Took my 10 year old grandson who has loved trains since he watched Thomas the Train as a toddler... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
Kay M
Fun Times on the Tracks!

Have a train fanatic in the family? Perfect place to visit! Walk through the display of real... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2015
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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22 Sep 2016
“Great outing for the family!”
10 Oct 2015
“Fun Times on the Tracks!”
Railroad museum featuring operating maintenance (track crew cars) train; historic baggage, box and caboose cars; heated and a/c exhibit buildings with displays and operating model RR layouts in O and HO scales. Open on Saturday mornings 9am to Noon...more
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11700 Main St, In Spotsylvania Business Park, Fredericksburg, VA 22408-7329
+1 301-653-7983
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

Took my 10 year old grandson who has loved trains since he watched Thomas the Train as a toddler. The museum is run by volunteers. Their knowledge of the history of the Fredericksburg-Richmond Potomac Railroad makes this small museum worth the visit. The ride on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Kay M
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Have a train fanatic in the family? Perfect place to visit! Walk through the display of real railroad cars--see how railroads operated years ago--several very knowledgeable volunteers are on hand to answer any questions and explain the displays. Want to ride the rails? No problem!...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Labassist
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Aug 8th 2015 - Wonderful way to spend an hour or so this morning,..... great staff, great fun, and an outstanding experience! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sharing the history of trains. The walk through of the train cars and the opportunity to actually ride...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Luther S
Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited here with our son and his family and it is awesome!! It is only open for a few hours on Saturday morning. It is FREE, although they do accept donations. You can walk through a train car and caboose. There are very helpful...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Mimi R
Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went here with Boy Scouts, so we had a large group. "Museum" is made up of several out-of-commission, connected rail cars. You can walk through them to see what they're like inside (which includes some old-fashioned railway tools and the like), and the staff...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank WashingtonTravlr
Reviewed July 15, 2014

A fun experience for everyone in the family. The volunteers are extremely friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank naturegrly
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August 5, 2016|
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Response from Dennis O | Property representative |
The museum and featured exhibit the maintenance train excursion operate Saturday mornings only from 9am to Noon. Arrive by 1030am to make sure you don't miss the final run of the day. Normal Run a take about 35 minutes. No... More
Libby F
August 24, 2015|
Response from Dennis O | Property representative |
Saturday mornings 9am to Noon. Last train departs as early as 1030. Museum open in all weather. Train operates only in dry conditions with air temperature above 40 degrees. Train is all open air.