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National Railroad Museum

120 E Spring St, Hamlet, NC 28345-2845
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Great place to stop and indulge your curiosity about the railroad and the small town of Hamlet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
regiontravelreturns
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Rail Reverie

For anyone in the Greater Charlotte area looking for a fun and charming day trip - Hamlet can... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Judy0827
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 weeks ago
“Friendly Visit”
May 16, 2018
“Rail Reverie”
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120 E Spring St, Hamlet, NC 28345-2845
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop and indulge your curiosity about the railroad and the small town of Hamlet. Friendly volunteer staff. Part of museum area not climate controlled. Small but fun train layout. Interesting rail safety artifacts. No admission charge. Limited parking. Pay attention to hours......More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

For anyone in the Greater Charlotte area looking for a fun and charming day trip - Hamlet can provide a lovely day when visiting this Museum. The Museum is actually a complex of 3 buildings. The main depot will take you back in time when...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Small but well developed RR private non-profit museum with many historic artifacts. Limited open times so call ahead.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The museum was suggested to us while visiting the depot. We had passed it earlier, only to find it locked, but decided to give it another try. The second time around, we found it open for business. There is a large number of railroad artifacts...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Drove from Durham on a Sunday afternoon. They were closed, as was most of the rest of the town. The address given is nothing but a store front. Looks like all they have is some memorabilia and stuff. No rolling stock in evidence. The name...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Take a ride to Hamlet to tour both railroad museums. The National Railroad is excellent with lot's of history and railroad artifacts. Folks are very friendly and helpful. Take some time to explore this museum.

1  Thank jartman65
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Any train lover needs to visit here! They show the history of The Seaboard Airline Rail Road, thru the current CSXT operation. The staff are volunteers and know the facts! Go spend a few hours in the history of the area and the RR that...More

1  Thank fyrfyghter73
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Very neat place to check out. You can take your own self guided tour but someone is available and willing to answer any questions. Just like the depot, there is no rush and your free to take your time and take it all in. There's...More

Thank ccinthepines
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