Minnesota Transportation Museum

Minnesota Transportation Museum, Saint Paul: Hours, Address, Minnesota Transportation Museum Reviews: 4.5/5

Minnesota Transportation Museum

Minnesota Transportation Museum
4.5
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Darci
Minneapolis, MN1 contribution
Jun 2022 • Family
We go every year! Beautiful, relaxing, affordable, friendly staff, and the kids love it! We always go to Osceola afterwards to see the waterfall. Highly recommend!!
Written 22 June 2022
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Suzanne W
1 contribution
May 2022 • Family
This was a really pleasant way to spend a spring afternoon. We packed a bag lunch and enjoyed walking up and down the train. Very friendly staff. My kids are 8,5&4, each of them really loved it.
Written 29 May 2022
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Homecroft56
Nineveh, IN381 contributions
Jan 2022
Visited on a cold Saturday in January. Museum has a nice display of rolling stock and railroad artifacts. The roundhouse also had a short train ride in a caboose, about 15 minutes, from the roundhouse to the outer limits of the yard and back. Fun activity for kids. Worth a visit!
Written 19 January 2022
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Dick Pebler
2 contributions
Oct 2021
Pumpkin Express 2pm Sat 10/23. 3 Families including our 2 3/4 year old and 12 mos old Grandkids. We all had a great time. Well organized. Fun activities in Dresser. Animal Balloons a big hit but long line. Hay Bale Maze and Bouncy House also fun for our GKs . If possible get help with this or another popular activity, maybe Face Painting to thin the lines. Volunteers were great. A shout out to Bob Puelston for taking this on and organizing the event. I've heard the Museum is great too.
Written 25 October 2021
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Todd K
1 contribution
Oct 2021 • Family
My grandkids are three and five and always like to watch the train go by so we finally found a chance to take the kids on a real train ride they had a great time. The children really liked all the other activities at the train depot.
Written 24 October 2021
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Donald V
Benson, United States1 contribution
Oct 2021
Wonderful Day!! We had a most enjoyable family day taking a trip back in time! We enjoyed seeing the beauty of nature in historic train ride. So relaxing and fun!! It is so good to inform the younger of our train history! I love the dedicated, knowledgeable, kind staff that volunteer. We left them with a good tip!!
Written 11 October 2021
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Bruce M
Blaine, MN1 contribution
Oct 2021
We had a very relaxing time looking at the fall colors. All staff was very friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go again.
Written 11 October 2021
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captainbu
North Saint Paul, MN28 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
What a fantastic day and relaxing ride. I highly recommend it. It was peaceful and relaxing and very nice people staffing the train
Written 4 October 2021
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Nata G.
1 contribution
Sep 2021
We went on The Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway train ride. Mt family of 5 was: we - two grandparent, our adult daughter, and our grandson of 5. For my daughter and my grandson who had never been on a train it was a very interesting experience. For us who have had many train rides on different trains in various places it was very boring. So, if you have never been on the train or if you want your children/grandchildren have some fun, it's a good place to go. Otherwise, it's a waste of money.
Written 27 September 2021
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Cristina S
92 contributions
Sep 2021
Had a fun 1.5-hour train ride to experience a vintage train and to see fall colors. If you haven't ridden in a train before, this is even more fun. Open seating so you can move from side to side if you are taking photos; you can walk through the train as it travels and visit the snack bar car to look out through open sections of the train (safety bars included). The train doesn't travel too fast and does slow down to cross the trestle bridge, giving passengers a few moments to admire the river and the narrow bridge itself. There are two other intersections with roads, so the train whistle is activated a few times. The seats are original, so they are adequately comfortable but nothing like a modern train. It's part of the charm.
Written 26 September 2021
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Minnesota Transportation Museum is open:
  • Wed - Wed 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sat - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM