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Laws Railroad Museum

395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
+1 760-873-5950
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HIDDEN HISTORY

While traveling to Mammoth we passed through Bishop and saw the signs to the rail museum, so we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fishpot52
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Wonderful experience

Took family to see this museum and truly enjoyed it! In fact we liked it so much, we came back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
emilyfC2013WX
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High Point, North Carolina
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Artifacts of the Railroad Era on display, from a Death Valley Railroad motor car to train tracks and historic buildings.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“local history” (14 reviews)
“old west” (10 reviews)
“narrow gauge” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
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+1 760-873-5950
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"local history"
in 14 reviews
"old west"
in 10 reviews
"narrow gauge"
in 7 reviews
"suggested donation"
in 8 reviews
"steam engine"
in 6 reviews
"step back in time"
in 6 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 5 reviews
"blacksmith shop"
in 5 reviews
"great history"
in 5 reviews
"western town"
in 5 reviews
"farm equipment"
in 4 reviews
"several buildings"
in 4 reviews
"rolling stock"
in 4 reviews
"history buff"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 8 reviews
"bottle collection"
in 3 reviews
"steve mcqueen"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While traveling to Mammoth we passed through Bishop and saw the signs to the rail museum, so we followed the signs and were pleasantly surprised at what we found. The staff were very friendly and entry was via a donation. The museum had many buildings...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family to see this museum and truly enjoyed it! In fact we liked it so much, we came back another day! I was pleasantly surprised at how extensive the location is - so much to see!

Thank emilyfC2013WX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my grandsons favorite places to visit. He can take you through the buildings and identify what each one was. He will spend hours on the trains taking us to far away places.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This place is very informative about the days past, from mining, railroads, doctors dentist and all the tools and things everyone had in the day. A must place to go.

Thank Janet G
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The Laws Railroad Museum is fascinating. The relics of a western town, with train station, barber shop, miner's shacks and more! Give yourself a few hours to get lost in the past, here.

Thank D F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for an amazing experience; this is your place. A true diamond in the rough chock full of delightful memorabilia. Plan on spending at least 2 hours to walk the entire lot. Sadly, I drove by this place thousands of times on my...More

Thank Geoffrey v
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My family of 5 (children ages 6, 9, and 12) stopped by, and we were very impressed by this museum. The workers were knowledgable and kind, my kids got an experiential history/ geology lesson that simply can't be matched in a classroom. We all loved...More

Thank sarah_2010067
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I'd stopped at the Laws Railroad Museum once about 25+ years ago, and really only stopped recently since I had some time to kill. So glad I stopped in! Compared with what I remember from my past visit, they've added a lot of interesting stuff...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We are Railroad enthusiastic's. We be long to The Golden Spikes RV group and ride old trains so we had to go here and see what it was all about. It was OK, I didn't want to spend a lot of time there. Some of...More

Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Took the kids and spent an hour exploring. Nice museum with lots to see. Had many old materials so you could really see into the past.

Thank Heather I
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