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The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum

Us 321, Townsend, TN
+1 865-661-0170
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Able to walk up steps to see inside the steam engine. Small building to look thru as well... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
mmkp97
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Must stop

I had been by once by myself but it has been closed. Was glad this time we went it was open. They... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
tinkerbsb
,
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Able to walk up steps to see inside the steam engine. Small building to look thru as well. Restrooms around back.

Thank mmkp97
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

I had been by once by myself but it has been closed. Was glad this time we went it was open. They had a small museum but its free and well worth it to walk around for a few minutes. We spent 25 minutes my...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you like Railroad History and/or the History of the area you are visiting, this place is a must. You can spend thirty minutes or 2 hours, its up to you. We got so much out of it and bought a shirt and donated some...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

A small museum with lots of artifacts and information providing a good understanding of the role of logging railroads in the region. And it's FREE!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

All little boys and most men are attracted to old steam engines. Can touch and pretend they are the crew.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were really surprised when we pulled off the road into this quaint little museum. First of all, it’s free! Railroad enthusiasts will love it. But more important, it’s a piece of history that has been preserved to share what happened in this area and...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Train enthusiast will enjoy this small, but free, attraction. The museum was not open the day we stopped but it was still enjoyable to see the old history of railroads and lumber mills in the area.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

At first glance this place didn't look like much but since it was free we thought we would stop. So glad we did. Inside the small museum are many pictures and historical photos of the area. For those who love history and also those who...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our six-year-old grandson to Tennessee to view the Eclipse in Totality. We were there for eight days, and there was so much to see and do. But theRailroad Museum was tops on his list. The man in the gift shop...More

1  Thank LAPTHOMAS
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lots of old things to read about and look at. If you are interested in years past it is a great little place to stop

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