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Hesston Steam Museum, LaPorte

4.7
#34 of 88 in Museums in Indiana
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  • We went during Labor Day weekend which is their big steam show, where all the trains are running as well as the steam powered saw mill and the crane. They also had examples of steam run tractors and o...  more »
  • Hesston is always so much fun for the family, for all ages. Different size trains, different activities on display, and sales during the Steam show. We go every year and highly recommend it. Looking f...  more »
  • We went to this place not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised when we saw the grounds! Lots to explore. There was no traditional "museum " like i had expected, everything was outdoors...  more »
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  • I have taken my boys here a few times to celebrate their birthdays. Every year I am amazed at the continued improvements to the museum. The train rides are great, if a little pricey, and you can go to their ice cream school, gift shop, and check out their big collection of tractors. My boys always have a blast. The surrounding area is beautiful too, so it's easy to get great photos and memories. There were 3 different sizes of trains that you could ride the last time we were there; a large, full sized train, a smaller train that adults can just fit in, and a tiny one that you ride on top!
  • Fabulous!! We just discovered this museum in June and we’ve been four times. That’s pretty often bc it takes us about two hours to get there! One time it took us three hours. Summer road construction is a bear! Great place for families and kids, and hobbyists like my husband. Three different styles of trains to ride.
  • A great place for people of all ages who enjoy a bygone era of steam. Labor day weekend is one of the best experiences you will ever have but any weekend is fun. The ability to get so close to something as magical as a giant steam locomotive, steam operated crane, and steam operated sawmill is a dream come true for every little kid inside everyone. Many recent upgraded amenities have done nothing but improve the experience that you will have here. The look on your child's face when they see some of the working exhibits is well worth all of it.
  • Its so much fun. Kids had a blast..so did I. Wish the weather had been warmer. But can't do anything about that
  • It's a nice little place. They could do more to improve it, but overall it's a nice family activity to try. It's usually only five dollars to ride per person.

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