Arkansas Railroad Museum, Pine Bluff

4.8
#37 of 50 in Museums in Arkansas
Arkansas Railroad Museum is located on Port Road in Pine Bluff, Arkansas at the former Cotton Belt (SSW) yard.The former SSW shops are occupied by the historic collection of railroad equipment. This museum is about an hour's drive from Little Rock, AR, and is one of the largest displays of historic railroad equipment in Arkansas. Between the disappearance of SSW in 1992 into parent Southern Pacific and the size of the collection, Arkansas Railroad Museum can be considered an upper-level railroad preservation facility. The Museum is operated by the Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society and local volunteers. The Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 AM to 3 PM and on Sunday afternoon by appointment.
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  • July 30, 2017
    This place was very interesting and we learned a little bit of history we would recommend that you visit if you like to learn more about the history  more »
  • July 14, 2017
    My family and I come to this museum every few months. Everything is great except that they never ever have the model trains running!!! It's like the most entertaining part for my children. Everyone is...  more »
  • July 3, 2017
    This is a great museum that is local, state and national history of the train era. The cars and engines are able to walk around. In April they host a great festival.  more »
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  • June 3, 2017
    My son loves this place, they have great stuff and the staff is always friendly.
  • June 28, 2017
    If in Pine Bluff area this is a must see for railroad buffs of all ages.
  • June 27, 2017
    Tour guide very knowledgeable
  • September 26, 2016
    We had an awesome time here!! There was historic trains here! This was almost the best place we've ever gone for trains. There was a snowplow train. And all sorts of stuff! The volenteer lady was EXTREMLY nice a and its FREE! It is completly worth taking the extra time to go here. This place is Very Family Freindly. We will come back someday.
  • December 24, 2016
    Very awesome Place friendly people very family-friendly.

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