Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville

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#19 of 25 in Museums in Nashville
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  • It’s a lengthy day to/from the winery near Cookeville, and the wine is so-so at best. Lunch there was good. Some were playing cornhole and other games outside, others walking through the vineyard, som...  more »
  • I've got to start off by saying this review is in no way a slam to Monterey (which is a quaint, small town that I would love to have had time to see); however, that being said this is not a trip for e...  more »
  • Interesting enough musuem, but it is mainly a collection of equipment: locomotives, freight cars and passenger cars. Very little in the way of interpretive exhibits, so it helps if you know what you a...  more »
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  • Really cool museum that's computer free to the public. There's a small exhibit out near the entrance where there's lots of interesting artifacts on display. Near the back of the museum contains 2 large model train sets which allow you to experience the model train world in a whole new light. Seeing the trains moving around the track is an absolutely amazing experience. The train yard containing full size passenger and engine compartments is also a fantastic sight to behold. Worth a quick stop if you have the time.
  • I had a great time on the DelMonaco Wine Train. The only disappointing part was the musty mildew odor in the dome car, car 9400. We weren't in the dome, but in one of the 18 seat areas. My clothes even smelled like the train when I got home. I had to launder them right away. The winery was nice. I enjoyed the on board tasting and bought some wines.
  • Awesome place to go to even if you're not riding a train. The museum features some cool railroad relics and some awesome model layouts in multiple scales. You can also go check out some of the trains out in the yard. They're really awesome. They also restore trains here, so you can look at those as well.
  • My family and I have done several trips and we always have a great time. We've done the Easter Bunny excursion, the North pole excursion, and my husband and I have done Wine on the Rails a couple of times. The staff is helpful and friendly and there's always something new & fun to do when you get to your destination. The only complaint I have is using the restroom on the train. My advice would be to go before you leave or try to hold it until you get wherever your going. Also, they sell food, drinks, and souvenirs on the train a prices are very reasonable so no worries if the kiddos get hungry. Prepare for a long ride and a lot of fun. They have so many different types of trips so it shouldn't be hard to find one for you and your family, friends, or significant other to enjoy.
  • So sad. They don't provide enough information about the tour, before hand. I called 3 times to ask how long the layover was in town and got the same answer train leaves at this time and arrives back at that time. Never could answer other questions. They apparently use a company like LiveOps and have paid people who work out of their homes and read scripts. Then on the train ride back they turned most all the seats around so people could be riding forward facing. I was no longer near my family across the aisle. They really don't offer enough information and then they have unwanted surprises later. I realize some of the workers on the train are volunteers. And most know the history but I was sad about lack of customer service for people that don't live in town or this is their first experience with the railroad. Also during the murder mystery the Granddaughter of our car assistant who was a "helper" stood in front of the actors and was very annoying. I have pictures so I cant be contradicted. So sad for all the money I spent and I did not have a good time.
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