Wilmington Railroad Museum, Wilmington

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Explore railroad history, 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 original 1883 freight warehouse, facilities are fully accessible and on one level.
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  • Was a great exhibit of trains and their history in this area. A lot of built model train exhibits with running model trains, a lot of memorabilia. A nice stop for the entire family. You will learn....  more »
  • while small as museums go the content here at the Railroad Museum was fantastic. A historical ride thru the era of train travel in the southeast. And the model train room with its multiple train...  more »
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  • This is a really cool little non-profit museum. They have some pretty good information on the Atlantic Coastline Line Railroad and other railway related things in the area of Wilmington and NC in general. There are a ton of very cool toy railroad car displays and a couple real ones to climb in and look at. Very child friendly. I'd recommend checking this out.
  • There’s nothing better on a threateningly rainy day than visiting a museum, or two! And what better place to visit than something historic that continues to affect our every day. The railroad system in the USA made a huge impact in so many different things and the Wilmington Railroad Museum keeps that history alive and well in an interactive way! Hands down, the best “to-scale” working model trains I’ve ever seen! Does not disappoint!!

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