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Kentucky Railway Museum

136 S Main St, New Haven, KY 40051-6355
+1 800-272-0152
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just an average museum

Comparing this railway museum to others we have been to, it was just average. The inside museum... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
Railway Museum tour

We took the museum tour by two tour guides on a week day and the tour lasted about 2 hours and we... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
Mitch T
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Kentucky’s oldest rail museum is pledged to preserving the history and heritage of the state railroads. Enjoy a 22 mile train excursion through the countryside. Hop aboard one of our specialty trains. Trains run April-December.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible16%
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136 S Main St, New Haven, KY 40051-6355
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+1 800-272-0152
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Comparing this railway museum to others we have been to, it was just average. The inside museum was small and they didn't have many trains outside and none were open to walk through. The best part of the visit was they were decorating the excursion...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We took the museum tour by two tour guides on a week day and the tour lasted about 2 hours and we were able to see everything they have including the shop. The tour included railroad history and a complete guided tour of any and...More

Thank Mitch T
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monon32, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

We thank you for your review and we hope to see you on a future visit.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Unfortunately we were there during the week and missed the train ride,,,,but an enthusiastic Mr Rick Kustes took us on a tour of the great old passenger cars and a close up look at some old steam engines and a caboose. I particularly liked the...More

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monon32, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Happy you enjoyed your guided tour experience at the Kentucky Railway Museum. We appreciate your comments.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We enjoyed the zany time we had on the Murder Mystery Dinner Train Saturday evening. We started with dinner at Sherwood Inn, where the play began. It was a night of mass confusion, but was very engaging and interactive. The meal was delicious. Our waiters...More

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monon32, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Happy to hear you enjoyed the Murder Mystery and Train ride, it is one of our most popular adult events. Thanks for your comments and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I was there the weekend of the car show. The car show was amazing and the train ride was awesome. There was a lot of artifacts in the museum and the model trains they had was massive. This place is all based on donations and...More

Thank Rhonda K
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Ky R, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Yes, our Car Show has continued to grow over the past several years. It has become one of our most popular special events. We are very proud of our Museum, a big thank you to all the people who have made donations to KRM over...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great day visiting the museum and riding the train on the fall break excursion. My teenage grandson has always been a train lover and asked the conductor lots of questions, plus had his picture taken with him. We rode in the dining...More

Thank Paddy C
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Ky R, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for your review, we are happy you had an enjoyable time plus maybe learned a little something along the way. Hope to see you on a future ride, thank for visiting.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We needed something to do in the Bardstown area on a Sunday and this museum was open The museum itself is small but does have a large HO layout. We decided to try the train ride that leaves at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Once we...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Went on the 'Train Robbery Ride'. Rated this 'Very Good' because of the excellent acting/riding abilities of the people portraying the 'good guys & bad guys'. Great 'true' stories about Jesse James (our distant cousin). Hats off to these people - great job!! Lots of...More

Thank Senior5510
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monon32, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Happy you enjoyed the Train Robbery ride it is one of our most popular special events. We appreciate your comments.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I love trains and the Kentucky Railway Museum has trains. The museum houses a great model railroad and some railroad related memorabilia. The train ride is about an hour and a half long throuh lovely Kentucky countryside. A good value and a fun day.

Thank Randy G
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monon32, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your comments and we are happy you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again on a future ride.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We took the grandchildren ages 5 and 2 for the Saturday excursion. The facilities were clean and the staff very friendly. The train ride was just over an hour and the kids really loved it. The gift shop has lots of train related items available...More

Thank MichelleR68
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monon32, Public Relations Manager at Kentucky Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your visit, very happy you and your grandchildren had fun. We hope to see you again when the Conductor calls All Aboard.

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Senior5510
3 May 2017|
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Response from monon32 | Property representative |
The train ride would be approximately 2 hours.
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3Hondas
23 July 2015|
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I believe you have the wrong attraction.
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