Union Pacific Railroad Museum, Council Bluffs

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  • This is only a “fair” museum! The lack of outside exhibits and an extra poor gift shop are reasons to skip it! The location is quite bad and not easily found!  more »
  • It is a great old building, very family friendly. The trains are in awesome condition and they have a nice variety  more »
  • We took the family to this wonderful interactive museum of the culture of a city getting ready to go out west. The elementary school aged family members loved the interactive building of the rails for...  more »
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  • It is free to go here and you can walk around and read the history behind the different exhibits and the history of the railroad its self. I spent about an hour here and got to see pretty much everything. There is a gift shop as well but I didn't include a trip there on this visit
  • Very friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. Lots of interesting information and some fun interactive games. Enjoyable way to spend a couple hours in Council Bluffs.
  • This is a great day trip location. Good displays that captivate the kids, but are interesting enough for the adults. I would highly recommend. Also no formal admission charge, only a suggested amount.
  • A surprising little gem. Way bigger than it looked from the outside. Great use of the technology that made wonderful interactive displays. So much fun we forgot to take very many pictures. The people there are obviously in love with the place, great fun for all ages.
  • It was very informative and something different to do. My husband and I had a wonderful the. The people that worked there were very nice.

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