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Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

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Address: 702 N Washington St, Enid, OK 73701-3138
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+1 580-233-3051
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Such a wonderful tour by Mr "Watermelon." Have never seen so much railroad memorabilia in one place. He knows all the China patterns from the dining cars. Almost anything... read more

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful tour by Mr "Watermelon." Have never seen so much railroad memorabilia in one place. He knows all the China patterns from the dining cars. Almost anything railroad. He has 15 cabooses plus engine and others. At 96 years of age he is a walking encyclopedia! He made the visit so great because he loves the subject matter... More 

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OKC
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have driven from the OKC area to Enid for 2 years in a row just to visit the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma. The collection of train memorabilia is amazing. The model trains are the best I've ever seen. My 10 year old son has been interested in trains since he was a baby and begged to go back again... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were so lucky to visit the museum and be introduced to Mr. 'Watermelon' Campbell. He knows everything. He answered my goofy questions as well as my train knowledgeable cousins very detailed questions. He is in the pictures, on the certificates, he is Mr. Train! This museum has something for everyone kids to adults. We enjoyed the memorabilia, the model... More 

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Thank Heidi S
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Ages 10-58 years old, 6 of us. In general I'd gage our family as having a minimal interest in trains. Yet We found this a great way to spend $5 a person and 2 hours. Anything and everything about trains, what was used in trains, and the trains itself. Go and enjoy this little gem of a train graveyard and... More 

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Thank Jon D
Oklahoma
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

When we arrived we were greeted by a man and his grandfather (I can't remember their names). The grandfather started the museum with items he has collected over the years. He will guide you through the building to see items such as dining sets from each railroad, lanterns, posters, tools, etc. There are a few working scale model sets. Outside,... More 

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Thank Lynn W
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to take the kids or yourself if your in the area. Have lots of memorabilia to look at. I belive twice a year the do a neat train ride with the local rail company FARMRAIL it is awesome worth the trip

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Thank Kevin O
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were basically the only ones there that afternoon, and the old man who owns the museum loves to share his collection, and his love of railroading with the public. Very much worth spending a few hours at, if you are interested in trains.

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Thank David H
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Loved it! My 15yr old son loved it too! Many of the pieces in this museum are the private collection of its caretaker/curator. Still a serious active collector at 95yrs old, he has created a most impressive collection of railroad dining car china dishware! He shared priceless stories about how he aquired several of the pieces as well as stories... More 

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Thank Shelly H
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Gives you a taste of the old West and life before the airplane and interney. The people of OK are old fashioned, family, as well.

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Firstly let me state that my recommended 2-3 hour length of visit could easily be extended, there is so much to see both indoors & outside where you'll find a steam loco plus a few diesels & various items of rolling stock. Indoors there is so much to see of various items of 'railwayana', you name it & it's there!... More 

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