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Dequincy Railroad Museum

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Address: 400 Lake Charles Ave, Dequincy, LA 70633-3530
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+1 337-786-2823
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Museum for all!

A great outing for children, of all ages. The station is the original train depot from the early 1920's, with exhibits for all. There is even a real train whistle the kids can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2016
Charles S
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Cologne, VA
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Cologne, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

A great outing for children, of all ages. The station is the original train depot from the early 1920's, with exhibits for all. There is even a real train whistle the kids can pull. Lots of fun for the little ones. Outside are train cars that you are allowed to climb in. Of course the train depot is now a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Every time we go that way wife needs bring grand kids , they enjoy themselves , and the people working are always so friendly

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Every time I stop at this museum, something else has been added or restored so I learn/see something new. If you like railroad depots/museums/history, this is a little gem. There is no admission charge but a donation is appreciated. Katie was a particularly good docent. Very personable and knowledgeable with a passion for this piece of history. There are models... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

A very nice outing for children who like trains. The depot is the original train station from 1923 with exhibits from that era and a real train whistle the children can pull. There is a very nice set up with a working model train. The children can push a button and the train whistle will blow. Lots of fun for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Love the model trains that are on display throughout the museum!! The cabooses that are on the property are also a great touch!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I love going to this museum throughout the year. They always have it nicely displayed and the kids love the model train display. Ask to pull the train horn!! They also have it wonderfully decorated for Christmas time. Also the Holiday express train also comes through during the holiday season every other year. GREAT FAMILY OUTING! :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

We stopped off here on our way through DeQuincy as we had read that it was a good stop. Mary, who was in charge that day, was so very helpful and knowledgeable that she made our stop a delight, we were there for over an hour. Lots of interesting memorabilia, very worthwile stop and Mary made it all the more... More 

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Washington, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

We visited the museum as part of the Louisiana Railroad Days Festival. As a host of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundaation's Let's Talk Trains podcast programs, I get to travel all over to many museums. The DeQunicy Railroad Museum is a fine example of what saving history is all about. The Museum is located in the former Kansas City... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Hubby and I decided to get away for a few days and visit the casinos in SW Louisiana. One can only talk the noise and smoke for so long. Had seen this small town museum before, but had never been inside. Decided this trip to take the time and have a look around. We were not disappointed. It was very... More 

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Biggin Hill Uk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

The lady guide was full of fascinating information. She took our photo to put in the local newspaper. I don't think they get many visitors from the UK

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