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Kankakee Railroad Museum

197 S East Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-3834
+1 815-929-9320
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Railway tour

Very interesting tour. The guide was very into what he does and was a wealth of knowledge. I it... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Kankakee, Illinois
Decent Outing for children of all ages

We took our grandson, who was visiting for weekend. It's a nice rail yard setup of the Kankakee... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Jennifer C
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197 S East Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-3834
+1 815-929-9320
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Very interesting tour. The guide was very into what he does and was a wealth of knowledge. I it were possible to expand the museum that would be great.

Thank rickbocek
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We took our grandson, who was visiting for weekend. It's a nice rail yard setup of the Kankakee downtown area. You can see many of the building from long ago. The trains travel the exhibit, making stops. A trip here and lunch will make everyone...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

One can visit the indoor model train layouts. Featuring O, HO, and N gauge, Plus the opportunity to purchase HO gauge rolling stock lettered and labeled advertising original Kankakee Companies. Afterwards, be sure to take the tour through the passenger / Dinning car, the overnighter...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I was disappointed it was closed during the week, when i was in town. I looked through the windows, it appeared pretty small, it's attached to the actual train station.

1  Thank jball32002
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If your looking for a place to have a celebration, a wedding reception, graduation, etc...you won't be disappointed. There is plenty of unique scenery for pictures, with old and newer train cars, walk along the railroad tracks or take a tour of the museum. The...More

Thank 898drb
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great place for kids and adults like me who loved trains all my life. I think it is a donation entry with a lot to see and several model trains running. There are a couple real train cars there to go through. Really nice place....More

1  Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Thanks for the museum. Loved what is there and hope to come back and see more exhibits in the future. definitely nice for a side trip.

1  Thank YouHeartJoan
Reviewed 29 July 2016

went to visit the museum when we first moved here, and it was a nice looking section of the train and nice looking inside

1  Thank whtiger1
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice small train museum. Has small indoor trains as well as pullman and caboose outside. A small donation of 2 dollars for adults as this is solely funded by the friends. All help is volunteer. Be sure to check to make sure there open, so...More

2  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 February 2016

These restored train cars are enjoyable to stroll thru. There is also a model train display that runs inside the Museum. The ticket office is still operational. Be sure to call ahead in that the station is run by volunteers and not open all the...More

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