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Southeastern Railway Museum

3595 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA 30096-3706
+1 770-476-2013
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2nd review of this attraction

We visited the Museum again since 2016 and were astounded at just how much they had EXPANDED this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paula9122008
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Lilburn, Georgia
Great fun for kids, interesting for adults

I visited this museum with my wife, son, and 2 year old grandson. The first treat occurred when my... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Getoutmuch2015
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Roswell, Georgia
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The Southeastern Railway Museum occupies a 35-acre site in Duluth, Georgia, in northeast suburban Atlanta. In operation since 1970, the Southeastern Railway Museum features about 90 items of rolling stock including historic Pullman cars and classic steam locomotives. Museum hours vary seasonally. Ride in restored cabooses behind restored antique diesel locomotives, stand next to the massive driving wheels of the locomotive that once pulled passenger trains to Key West on the “railroad that went to sea,” tour the business car that helped bring the Olympics to Atlanta, pose in the private car once used by President Warren G. Harding, and step inside a dining car used by FDR on one of his many trips to Warm Springs, GA. The mission of the Southeastern Railway Museum is to provide an educational atmosphere that will vividly bring to life the cultural, technological and historical importance of transportation to our region.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3595 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA 30096-3706
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Museum again since 2016 and were astounded at just how much they had EXPANDED this museum since we had been here before. This museum is such a treat. It is actually now becoming a transportation museum with all modes of vintage transportation....More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I visited this museum with my wife, son, and 2 year old grandson. The first treat occurred when my son asked about a military discount and they told us we would all get in free because of his service. Then, we were able to buy...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This place was about 3.5 miles from the Residence Inn we stayed at & this is the first time we've been to the museum. This is not like a traditional museum. This place is only open on certain days of the week (site says Wednesday...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Took our 6 and 3 year old here. They had a blast. Lots to see and go around in. They really loved the old bus exhibit, got chances to pretend dive a lot of them. Think we had more fun walking around all the trains...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Great for toddlers to elementary school-aged children who like to be able to climb on and tinker with old trains and busses. Late fall, it is also a great way to get pictures with Santa, and maybe even ride the little train with him. This...More

1  Thank TheMoris2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

What a great Train tour. Kristen gave us so much information about the history of all the trains, coaches and vehicles. She was wonderful! It was great to be able to walk on to history.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

With with my family, including young grandson. Fun day for all! Adults found the photos and bus quite interesting while the little guy was facinated by the train exhibit.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a blast from the past of trains particularly from the early 1900's. You can get to see what they were like riding in coach and sleeper cars. They even had the train car that President Warren Harding traveled and eventually died in. We...More

Thank Isaac C
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband loves trains; we go here to get his train fix; but on this particular day we went for caboose days. Had different models out and had speakers about them; the location is being remodeled; going to be even a bigger place. So if...More

Thank Amanda N
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We used the free admission pass from the Gwinnett Public Library which saved us $27 (2 adult and one child ticket). Our 9 year old grandson had a blast, and he is not particularly into trains. He loved just being able to climb aboard and...More

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