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Laws Railroad Museum

395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
+1 760-873-5950
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A nice place.

I enjoyed my visit. They suggest a $7 donation but there is no required entrance fee. I really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Zevious
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Brownsville, Texas
GREAT PLACE MOSTLY OUTDOORS

Lots to see...not just trains but a whole recreated town from long ago. Interesting and charming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mojaquera
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Mojacar, Spain
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Artifacts of the Railroad Era on display, from a Death Valley Railroad motor car to train tracks and historic buildings.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“local history” (14 reviews)
“old west” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
395 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93515
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+1 760-873-5950
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"local history"
in 14 reviews
"old west"
in 10 reviews
"step back in time"
in 7 reviews
"narrow gauge"
in 7 reviews
"suggested donation"
in 8 reviews
"steam engine"
in 6 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 5 reviews
"blacksmith shop"
in 5 reviews
"great history"
in 5 reviews
"western town"
in 5 reviews
"farm equipment"
in 4 reviews
"old days"
in 4 reviews
"several buildings"
in 4 reviews
"ring the bell"
in 4 reviews
"rolling stock"
in 4 reviews
"history buff"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed my visit. They suggest a $7 donation but there is no required entrance fee. I really enjoyed seeing the exhibits and collections of old things. It is not very organized as far as museums go and many things are not labeled or explained...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see...not just trains but a whole recreated town from long ago. Interesting and charming. Fairly compact and easy to get around. Loved it on our drive from LA to Reno.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So fun!! A great place for young kids. Mine are 13, 7, and 3 and they loved running around and looking at all the buildings and seeing relics. We went on the short train ride and they enjoyed it but it wasn’t thrilling but it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While traveling to Mammoth we passed through Bishop and saw the signs to the rail museum, so we followed the signs and were pleasantly surprised at what we found. The staff were very friendly and entry was via a donation. The museum had many buildings...More

1  Thank Fishpot52
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Took family to see this museum and truly enjoyed it! In fact we liked it so much, we came back another day! I was pleasantly surprised at how extensive the location is - so much to see!

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of my grandsons favorite places to visit. He can take you through the buildings and identify what each one was. He will spend hours on the trains taking us to far away places.

Thank Michele B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This place is very informative about the days past, from mining, railroads, doctors dentist and all the tools and things everyone had in the day. A must place to go.

Thank Janet G
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The Laws Railroad Museum is fascinating. The relics of a western town, with train station, barber shop, miner's shacks and more! Give yourself a few hours to get lost in the past, here.

Thank D F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for an amazing experience; this is your place. A true diamond in the rough chock full of delightful memorabilia. Plan on spending at least 2 hours to walk the entire lot. Sadly, I drove by this place thousands of times on my...More

Thank Geoffrey v
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My family of 5 (children ages 6, 9, and 12) stopped by, and we were very impressed by this museum. The workers were knowledgable and kind, my kids got an experiential history/ geology lesson that simply can't be matched in a classroom. We all loved...More

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