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Bellingham Railway Museum, Bellingham

(3.3/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
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  • If this is not a scam, it is close. Terrible try train set. Some random train stuff for sale. Nothing really very informative nor interesting. Do not get your hopes up.  more »
  • If you like toy trains you would probably enjoy it. My husband does and he did - I don't and I didn't.  more »
  • We came here because it was all the other downtown Museums were closed. (Monday and Tuesdays). Its a one room show and frankly was not worth the admission to look at someone's hobby. They do have some...  more »
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  • Fun for kids about 10 since they don't allow anything for small kids. Then can play with you trains though. Engineering staff could be more (kids) friendly.
  • Fun place to take the kids. Especially if they are obsessed with trains like most small kids are. It's really just a large room with a great model train setup and some toys. So don't go expecting Disneyland.
  • Give Credit Where Credit is Due.The previous reviews are correct it is a large model layout and pictures on the wall, but to give credit where credit is due, it is a small place. There a play area for toddlers, a new Lionel or O gauge Layout being built, children can operate the Layouts, there is a simulator that can be operated, and the volunteers there are wonderful, informative and very helpful. During the summer they operate a Speeder train in Bellingham. I would go there and try it for yourself, you won't be disappointed. Join them on facebook as they seem to keep things updated more now. Also after talking with them, they are mostly a volunteer organization so being open 25 hours a week is a tall order, give them a try.
  • Not much more than a big model railroad setup and some historical pictures of area railroads.