Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City

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  • September 29, 2017
    Check the schedule before you go. There are train rides at times which are cool and they offer a program to teach you how to drive a locomotive - be sure to check the site for dates. Otherwise, you ki...  more »
  • June 22, 2017
    This steam engine and museum are worth the time and effort. May interesting things to see from times gone by. We took the ride it was fun too. Several geo cashes can be had also. The staff is knowledg...  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    Easy to find, short piece of track run by lovely volunteers with some interesting Rolling stock, immaculately preserved. Well worth a visit to or from the Hoover Dam as you pass the road end. Staff fu...  more »
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  • June 18, 2017
    Very neat train ride. Rode in the caboose and it was one of the best train rides we've been on. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Will be back here when kids are old enough to ride in the engine! Cool place to check out.
  • March 1, 2017
    Took four of the five kids to this pretty neat train museum! There are trains to ride, most are free. There are a few train cars you can actually go into where they have information set up about the purpose of specific cards. My three boys enjoyed running in and out of the trains and riding on the Boulder City short tour bus. The museum has big expansion plans for the next two years and are looking for certified volunteers that can help restore train cards that are not available for the public to peruse. This includes a dining car that currently only has refrigerators working. They wish to refurbish this car to be able to provide a full dining experience to 48 guests on the tracks.
  • March 17, 2017
    I and my grandkids had the best time:) Thanks To all the staff for the warm fun welcome. My grandson is 5 and Granddaughter 8 It was very fun all smiles. The beautiful volunteer lady at the ticket booth paid it forth and it brought tears to my eyes. Thank you bunches 💛💚💛 We will be back again with more family. Thank you all so much
  • May 1, 2017
    Ride ...the "real" train for a little turnaround at Railroad Pass OR ...the "little" one on grounds for lighter fun BUT DEFINITELY ...the "car" to the Bone Yard. Trains to just look at AND some to get in, see n touch. Great Trained Personal out there too
  • June 17, 2017
    Very educational and interesting to see and learn the history. The train ride is short but a lot of fun.

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