Wilmington Railroad Museum, Wilmington
(4/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Explore railroad history & heritage, especially of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, headquartered in Wilmington for over 130 years. interests and activities for all ages include historical exhibits, full-size steam engine & rolling stock, lively children's area, and spectacular scale models. In an orginal 1883 freight warehouse, facilities are fully accessible and on one level.
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  • It is an interesting collection of trains and railroad history and operates as a not for profit to preserve the details of the railroads in and around Wilmington and they do a reasonably good job.It i...  more »
  • Being a Railway enthusiast from Australia we were holidaying in Wilmington NC we visited this railway museum .Wefound it great not a large museum but the items were great.The miniature railway layout ...  more »
  • A cool little museum. Even a very nice model railroad exhibit. A good historical example of old railway kit. 
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  • Nice interactive scale model layout with play area for the kids. The educational displays are interesting but the train cars are a bit tired looking. It might be a bit boring for those who are not train enthusiasts.
  • Perfect for lovers of trains. Great for kids
  • Wonderful museum. Fun large models
  • Unfortunately small, but most rail museums are. Great for enthusiasts.
  • Very good museum for anyone who likes trains and is interested in the history of railroads in North Carolina. Informative displays and interesting artifacts, plus a well-designed model train set-up.