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Very Interesting

We went up as a group and spent about 2 hours there, a couple bldgs were closed, but still a lot to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RobandSuzy
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California
Fantastic Visit

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this very quaint museum. The volunteers who manned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carl S
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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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Artifacts of the Railroad Era on display, from a Death Valley Railroad motor car to train tracks and historic buildings.
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395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
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+1 760-873-5950
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went up as a group and spent about 2 hours there, a couple bldgs were closed, but still a lot to see. A $7 donation gets you in to see history back then come to life. Period clothing, printing office, barber and beauty shop,...More

Thank RobandSuzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this very quaint museum. The volunteers who manned the museum were very knowledgeable and did an outstanding job of highlighting the treasures of the museum.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in heaven looking through this museum. Definitely the highlight of my 395 highway journey. Spent a good few hours (would have been more but husband was bored) going through each building's exhibits. From a railroad depot, to a house full of old bottles,...More

1  Thank m0sala
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Up there right at 4 PM, but the nice man allowed us to come in and look around. It was a treasure trove of a look back in time. We thoroughly enjoyed looking at the antiques that were plentiful. We highly recommend this short trip...More

Thank RetiredTravelsEnid
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I enjoyed my visit. They suggest a $7 donation but there is no required entrance fee. I really enjoyed seeing the exhibits and collections of old things. It is not very organized as far as museums go and many things are not labeled or explained...More

Thank Zevious
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Lots to see...not just trains but a whole recreated town from long ago. Interesting and charming. Fairly compact and easy to get around. Loved it on our drive from LA to Reno.

1  Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

So fun!! A great place for young kids. Mine are 13, 7, and 3 and they loved running around and looking at all the buildings and seeing relics. We went on the short train ride and they enjoyed it but it wasn’t thrilling but it...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 23 May 2018 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

1  Thank Fishpot52
Reviewed 15 May 2018 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
Reviewed 7 May 2018 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.

Thank Michele B
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