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Georgia State Railroad Museum

655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6823
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Housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Roundhouse and Repair Shops Complex at Savannah, the Georgia State Railroad Museum exhibits a collection of historic, restored rolling stock and interprets the history of railroading in the state of Georgia, offering guided tours, student programming, private tour & event bookings, and more!
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam engine” (42 reviews)
“love trains” (28 reviews)
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655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6823
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We toured this very interesting railroad museum. The best thing to do is go on the tours. Our guide led us thru 2 railcars for our tour of the Executive Railcar Tour. Super interesting. The same guide led us thru the Steam Power Demo tour...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Next door to the Savannah Visitor's Center, and fascinating! Ride an old passenger train, see cars used by the "Big Wigs" of the railroad, see a machine shop used to restore trains of old.

Thank E S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a small but well thought out Museum. It was great for the small kids in our group they loved it. Make sure they are running everything that you want to see. We waited 1hr for the push pull cart and they never did...More

1  Thank sheried2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your museum trip includes a very short ride on a steam powered engine railroad car which first turns on a turntable in a roundhouse while listening to commentary of the history of rail travel in Georgia. There are old Pullman coaches to tour in and...More

Thank letusescape56
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3-year-old grandson LOVES this place. It's a non-profit so I realize funding is an issue, but it would have been nice if more of the attractions were upgraded. For instance, there's a huge model railway setup, but only one 2-car train was working. The...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family like the train museum. The tour was very informative about trains during that time period.

Thank wcbjrmd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend a visit to this museum. Several engines and railway cars to view. The working turntable was really cool

Thank Poppy3552
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little railroad museum. My rating is based on comparison to other railroad museums I have been to such as Pa Railroad Museum, Colorado Railroad Museum, B & O Railroad Museum. They operate on two small sections of rail and use a turntable. Currently they...More

Thank OBX717
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attraction which is outside of the city area is still accessible after a short walk. I would call it more of a selection of artifacts then a museum but anyone who is interested in railroad history must go. Make sure you stop to see...More

Thank Orlandosjm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for RR buffs and loads of Georgia history. It is easy walking and get the guided tour. It is constantly improving.

Thank William H
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is there free parking nearby?
8 April 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Georgia State Railroad Museum has a large gravel lot, which is free for museum visitors.
Joseph P
Are small dogs allowed
28 January 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed on site as long as they are on a leash! With the exception of service animals, dogs are not allowed on the Site Tour by Train or on our Executive Office Car Tours (walking tours through restored rail... More
Gail K
Is there a bus tour around the Historic District as we are not able to do much walking. If there, is do you have to book ahead of time and if anyone knows the approx. cost that would be helpful.
21 January 2015|
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Response from CynWasHere | Reviewed this property |
Trolly Tours and Old Savannah Tours (easily found doing a Google search.) Both of these companies had many many tours going every day, and I believe they will also pick up from hotels and you can buy a ticket where you can... More