Arizona Railway Museum, Chandler

The Arizona Railway Museum is a railroad museum located in Chandler, Arizona.It was founded and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1983. It is dedicated to the railroads of Arizona and the Southwestern United States. It has an extensive collection railroad rolling stock and artifacts. Two of items on display are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, they are the "Southern Pacific Railroad Locomotive No. SP 2562" and "Tender No. 8365" and the "Railroad Steam Wrecking Crane and Tool Car".Museum galleryThe following images are of the Arizona Railway Museum and its exhibits which include two cars listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • There is plenty of free parking in the gravel parking lot. The museum is small, but the rail yard is quite large. You can walk through several cars and see how rail travel accommodations looked back i...  more »
  • Very nice little train museum. If you enjoy trains this will whet your enthusiasm to visit even more train museums. Do not expect the Sacramento train collection or even Travel Town in Los Angeles. St...  more »
  • There are railcars and locomotives you will not see in any other museum. Inexpensive and informative. Enjoy  more »
  • First time visiting this train museum in Chandler and it was really good. Loved it. Reasonable price for adults $5 and kids 2 years and above $3. It was nice. Definitely will go back on Feb 24th they are going to have some fun activities and the admission is FREE. It was really nice to see the old photos and the tools and things used in the olden days. Overall good experience. Definitely recommend at least once to go here.
  • It's a cool place to bring kids but be warned it can get pretty darn warm for 80% of the tour. Only 1 of the 10 cars has air conditioning (the office where you enter is air conditioned too and has some stuff). The tour is mostly self guided but there were 2 docents that were able to answer my questions fairly well. Considering it's only $5 bucks (for adults) It's a good way to kill about 1-1.5hrs.
  • I've taken my son here a couple of times when he was younger and he had a blast. He still has a passion for trains to this day. I had a great time as well. Now that I'm back in San Diego I have to see the other CA-AZ railroad museum in Campo. I can't wait to see that one.
  • Great place to take your kids.
  • Very impressive museum and very well done. Definitely recommend seeing the movie and it enhances the experience. Museum is divided between European and Pacific battles, tells very personal stories.
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