The Best Friend Train Museum, Charleston

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  • We didn't make it a priority to go to this Museum. This is where we had to wait until our tour bus was prepared to depart. That being said, for something you could totally see and do in 30 minutes...  more »
  • The original-build about 1820-steam engine blew up in 1861. The present engine I was informed does work. This is a four section train. A stand-up or sit down locomotive with engine, a wood burning...  more »
  • Kids really seem to live this display. It's a good little stop off to get out of the heart and into some air conditioning during hot days in downtown Charleston. It tends to be somewhat quiet as well which is odd since it's a favorite spot for many children. It is also free to go in and walk around the display.
  • It was interesting information. Very small museum. Appropriate for small children and free. Within short walking from Charleston Visitor Center.

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