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Northwest Railway Museum

38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065-9663
+1 425-888-3030
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World-Class Collection in Small Northwest Town

You don't have to be a railway enthusiast or even a history buff to be awed by the sheer extent of... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
PeterphXXVI5V
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Vancouver, Canada
Great for the kids and train enthusiast

For the train enthusiast, you have seen beet. But it is still a cool place to visit. If you have... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
NUTN2000
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Staten Island, New York
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The largest and oldest continuously operating railway museum in Washington State welcomes over 88,000 visitors yearly to its historic depot and 7 ½ acre developing Railway History Center. The museum’s collection of railway artifacts and equipment is one of the most significant in the United States and includes over 70 examples of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and specialized railway equipment. Antique train excursions operate on weekends, April - October.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065-9663
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

You don't have to be a railway enthusiast or even a history buff to be awed by the sheer extent of this collection--"comprehensive" would be an understatement. Approaching the museum, one is met with long lines of derilict equipment, which gives the impression of being...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

For the train enthusiast, you have seen beet. But it is still a cool place to visit. If you have kids, it is great. They can board some of the locomotives. Best part, it is outdoors and free to visit. Check out the houses behind...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is a work in progress and you can see it's got potential. Lots of train cars and locomotives awaiting restoration (and funds). Privileged view of the Snoqualmie falls from above. Beautiful views of the forest during the ride. Worth doing on a rainy...More

Thank Hermann P
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I gave it a 3 star because Definitely breathtaking scenery, a trip you should make either alone or without young kids. It’s really boring for small children and probably for teens as well. Its more of an adult trip, wouldn’t recommend taking kids because they...More

Thank Sofia G
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Learn a little bit of history while being able to enjoy real locomotives up close on this hot spot of a road-trip stop. Easily can spend up to 1 hour here looking at historical artifacts that you can walk up to, touch, and (gently) climb.

Thank Katie F
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The Northwest Railway Museum is a fun place to visit with many things to see and touch. The friendly staff in the gift shop is more than helpful and shares their passion of the bygone era of steam locomotives. There are plenty of train cars...More

Thank jsemett
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the old station looking for the museum. It is basically a few locomotives in the yard around it with a small sign out to explain what it is. There is a room inside that has roughly eight boards to explain, to an...More

Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We did not go into the museum. We toured the historic depot grounds because historic trains were in full display. In front of each train, there are plaques with there service information. This would be great for kids, seniors and anyone who loves trains and...More

1  Thank lovethemouse p
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We took our 1.5 year old to ride the train. Went later in the day to enjoy the 30 minute ride to the falls and back. This was great! We had a good time taking the train to and from. Really enjoyed that the train...More

Thank SergeGTS
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We did the Grand Tour available on the first Saturday of the month which includes a docent led ride on the train to the Train Shed Exhibit Building which was excellent. The chapel car 5: Messenger of Peace was the highlight of the tour for...More

1  Thank CWTSeattle
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