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The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum

Us 321, Townsend, TN
+1 865-661-0170
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Lots of history to read about here

At first glance this place didn't look like much but since it was free we thought we would stop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vincennes, IN
Wow! Did you ring the bell? Or time travel!

My husband and I took our six-year-old grandson to Tennessee to view the Eclipse in Totality. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Angelo, Texas
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“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“love trains” (5 reviews)
“on display” (6 reviews)
Us 321, Townsend, TN
+1 865-661-0170
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first glance this place didn't look like much but since it was free we thought we would stop. So glad we did. Inside the small museum are many pictures and historical photos of the area. For those who love history and also those who...More

Thank ccchVincennes_IN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our six-year-old grandson to Tennessee to view the Eclipse in Totality. We were there for eight days, and there was so much to see and do. But theRailroad Museum was tops on his list. The man in the gift shop...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lots of old things to read about and look at. If you are interested in years past it is a great little place to stop

1  Thank heather B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was hoping for this museum to be a little more exciting then it was. There was 3-4 items to look at outside. All of them were run down and have seen better days. The indoor space was two really small buildings. Our kids went...More

1  Thank Luke W
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

And did not disappoint. Every person visiting the area should stop and learn the history of the area. If not for ole Dorothy and her counterparts, carving out railways for the timber they hauled,there might not be the roads and trails 2 million folks a...More

2  Thank Scott B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very nice gentleman was working and gave us some additional history, very nice. Very well put together, clean, and well organized. Small gift shop was the perfect end.

1  Thank PhantomB222
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in during a bike ride and were amazed by the museum. There is a large train outside along with a few other railroad related items. The museum is free (but I suggest leaving a monetary donation) and you can roam about at your...More

1  Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Small museum, free of admission, little giftshop. Not much to see but still worth the stop. Our son loved taking his picture with big old Dorothy 2147!

1  Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The museum was closed, so we just checked out the train. A cute place for a quick stop to check out the train.

Thank USATraveler1954
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit, especially if you're interested in trains. There were several interesting things to explore outside, and the gift shop was cute. My teenage daughter stayed in the car, so it's definitely not for everyone. The rest of us enjoyed...More

Thank Craft715
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