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Pepin Depot Museum - CLOSED

806 3rd Street, Pepin, WI 54759
+1 715-442-6501
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In Transition

This is not so much a review as it is a heads up for potential visitors. The Depot museum is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2015
andreamO8641EZ
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Stockholm, Wisconsin
Nostalgic RR Depot

Actual Chicago Burlington&Quincy depot at Pepin WI( moved from trackside to a city park nearby... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
Robert A
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Hammond, Wisconsin
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28 Jul 2015
“In Transition”
10 Jul 2015
“Nostalgic RR Depot”
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806 3rd Street, Pepin, WI 54759
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+1 715-442-6501
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is not so much a review as it is a heads up for potential visitors. The Depot museum is closed this season as the long-time operator is very elderly and in poor health. The museum is transitioning to new hands, and hopefully will be...More

Thank andreamO8641EZ
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Actual Chicago Burlington&Quincy depot at Pepin WI( moved from trackside to a city park nearby). Original colors with artifacts. Morse telegragh,signals,etc. Good for an historical look for children or RR buffs alike. Nice park with good off street parking,lots of picnic facilities and modern rest...More

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

A nice way to acquire some local culture. The museum is small but the museum docent is larger than life ... She has many stories and memories of the depot, colorful characters who were associated with railroading, and local history. Not your typical museum but...More

Thank lmsgroup
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

If you are in Pepin and are a Laura fan, it is an ok stop. Nice little gift shop. Museum seems new but not much information about the items in there. We took a drive to the Little House wayside afterward. Good experience for families...More

Thank Ourfour2014
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Reviewed 2 November 2011

The Pepin Depot Museum is a fairly typical small town museum. It has interesting artifacts and information about the area and its famous one time resident, Laura Ingalls Wilder. If you like a small, quaint museum, you should pay them a visit.

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Reviewed 17 September 2011

Interesting little museum with a wonderful elderly woman who shared the history of the area. I was a bit confused because there were a lot of things for sale that you would see at a thrift shop, Somewhat odd and out of place but a...More

Thank bejoyful65
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Reviewed 2 September 2010

Nice little train museum in restored Depot Building. Located in a park with restrooms, kids play climber and picnic tables. Ruth ( a spry 88 year old) tells you all about the trains and their history around Lake Pepin. She had lots of stories to...More

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