Railroad & Trolley Museum, Memphis

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The museum is open to the public Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sudays. Admission for adults is $3.00, for children under 12 it is $1.00 and chlidren 3 and under are admitted free.

The Memphis Railroad & Trolley Museum is located at 545 South Main Street on the ground floor of the Central Station in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The museum is dedicated to document the local history of Railroad and the Memphis Trolleys. The museum provides static exhibits as well as video documentation and railroad model diaoramas
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  • My husband and I learned so much about the history of the Memphis trolly system, the building of the railroad bridges and trains in general from the volunteers! The exhibits are first class. There are...  more »
  • Small but really well done Museum, full of relics and information. The caretaker is a fan and is very friendly and willing to answer any questions. Books are available for purchase!
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  • This is a really great small museum with something for all ages. It is chock full of railroad history, some of these exhibits are one-of-kind. What is especially nice are the four electric train layou...  more »
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  • This was an interesting sight into the old railroad system and how railroads work. This is located very close to Memphis Central Station, so it was also fun to see that.
  • Small and simple museum. The fee is low, so well worth your time. Engage one of the volunteers, they know a lot of wonderful history and local stories.
  • My son favorite place once we finish breakfast at the Arcade
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