Wilmington Railroad Museum, Wilmington

(4.1/5 based on 200+ 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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  • This is a great train museum that cover Wilmington railroad history. It is located in walking distance from Historical Wilmington and downtown.  more »
  • If you like railroads and the history of them in Wilmington please attend. This is for both old and young. The volunteers are history buffs so please stop and ask them questions.  more »
  • Great little museum with lots of railroad history. They have an awesome room with working toy trains and lots of buttons to push.  more »
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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.