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Issaquah Depot Museum

78 1st Ave NW, Issaquah, WA 98027-3230
+1 425-392-3500
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Fun For Little and Big Kids

We happened upon the Depot Museum while playing at Memorial Park with our small kids. Access to the... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
mathmagican
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Bellevue, Washington
Simple, educational, friendly

What a great little gem in "Olde Town Issaquah". Though it's not large, the Depot is full of old... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
SimpliPhi
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Seattle, Washington
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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78 1st Ave NW, Issaquah, WA 98027-3230
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+1 425-392-3500
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We happened upon the Depot Museum while playing at Memorial Park with our small kids. Access to the museum and a 15 minute ride on the trolley is $5 per adult and free for kids 5 and under. Which was very reasonable considering the amount...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

What a great little gem in "Olde Town Issaquah". Though it's not large, the Depot is full of old artifacts from Issaquah's past. This cool spot will appeal most to train buffs, locals who want to know their history, and inquisitive kids who enjoy learning....More

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

A good, well-maintained small museum with quite a bit of historical meat on its bones. I have a soft spot for this place because my grandson enjoys it so much.

Thank LarryJ917
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

The Depot Park and the associated museum are part of what makes downtown Issaquah the thriving heart of the community. The museum has somewhat restrictive hours, 11-15 daily, but when it is open, for a very nominal fee, you can get a ride in their...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

We found this Depot when searching on TripAdvisor for things to do in Issaquah. It is a beautifully and lovingly restored building that really brought back memories of days gone by. There are some pictures of the Depot before restoration, and you can really see...More

1  Thank Hyllbylly
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Explore the 1889 Train Depot, 1940s Army Car, 1960s Caboose. See the Switch Engine, flat car, donkey engine, plus lots of railroad and coal mining equipment. Docents are available, with stories and information. Gift shop too. Open Fri, Sat, Sun, 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Thank Ronald R
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Fun day searching family history. Family raised in Issaquah. Grew up on farm near fish hatchery. Great times.

Thank Daniel D
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

The antique trolley is a lot of fun for the kids and a great way to learn a little bit about the history of the town and the impact of the railroad on the local economy at the turn of the last century.

Thank Doug K
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is not a huge attraction - kind of hidden behind the city police station and restaurants. Be sure to visit when the historian is on site to tell you a little about the area, the train depot, and railroad that operated here. You can...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband is a huge train guy. So, to surprise him for our wedding anniversary I rented the depot for a huge party. The staff is so helpful.

1  Thank Rentongal2
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