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Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum

315 W Avenue B, Temple, TX 76501-4226
+1 254-298-5172
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Interesting!

Don't let the construction around Amtrak Station chase you off. Very interesting displays of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dwknapp138
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Pasadena, Texas
another Central Texas Railroad treasure

great place for a tourist or local visit, nice exhibits, great ambiance, fun to feel the thunder of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
texastraveller77
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Texas
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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315 W Avenue B, Temple, TX 76501-4226
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+1 254-298-5172
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the construction around Amtrak Station chase you off. Very interesting displays of railroad equipment, stories, switching operations, telegraph and model train display.

Thank dwknapp138
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for a tourist or local visit, nice exhibits, great ambiance, fun to feel the thunder of trains passing, great railroad loco and car examples

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in trains and the history, this is museum you should visit. The old depot has been restored and it is a beautiful building.

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great layout. Great staff. Super rotating exhibits. Excellent history of area. Great for all ages. Highly recommend. Thx.

Thank DArcher2014
Reviewed 8 June 2017

For as old as this railroad is in Temple I feel they should have more to offer. There is a lot of history in Temple due to the start of the railroad through this town.

Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Updated. Great exhibitions. Very educational. Super history. Must see. Very easy. Very inexpensive. Great history.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

When driving through Temple downtown recently, we passed this huge, awesome brick train station and it definitely calls to you. So it houses (on 2nd floor), the small but interesting Railroad & Heritage Museum. It's open Tues. - Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission...More

Thank LK R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a beautiful facility with loads of charm. I love the older character blended with modern conveniences. It's used for banquets and weddings but also has a small museum. The railroad was the heart of Temple and this gives a good representation of the...More

Thank Sabk123
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Pretty nice little museum. Interesting history of Temple. Well kept and nicely presented. The building is beautiful. Sometimes there are discount coupons in the Dining and Shopping coupon book.

Thank Ggayle
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I went to the museum with my young granddaughters, 8 & 5. Though they were not as thrilled with the museum as the children's park next door they found the displays interesting. I as the old Pawpaw found it very interesting. It really revealed the...More

Thank 2TXtravel
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Annt59
20 June 2016|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I see that their website is down at present Opening hours are 10.00am until 4.00pm Tuesday through to Saturday Hope that helps
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bbradfield
23 May 2015|
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Response from bu67 | Reviewed this property |
Well, first of all, there is a wonderful museum telling the story of the railroads in Temple and Bell County. Additionally, when we were there a week ago, there were exhibits on various aspects of Temple history including... More
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