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Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum

175 Beasley Rd, Versailles, KY 40383-8992
+1 859-873-2476
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Interesting & informative

Loved the museum & gift shop. Everyone was very friendly. Going back to ride the train when they... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
kathymW3214DH
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Shepherdsville, United States
Disappointed

We went on the "Haunted Halloween Train" this evening. First the website should tell you in... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
CFD460
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Carlisle, KY
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The Museum owns 5.5 miles of track, from just west of Versailles, to the bluff overlooking the Kentucky River. Young's High Bridge, also known as the Tyrone High Bridge, continues across the river to the Anderson County side. Each Saturday and Sunday between late Spring and early Fall, the train departs the station at 2 pm for a 90 minute long ride. Currently the train travels to the end of the track, at the edge of the Young's High Bridge. Passengers may disembark to view the top of the bridge and the surrounding scenery. Upon re-boarding, the train returns to the station. We have several types of Special Events throughout the year, to help garner interest in our Museum!
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  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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175 Beasley Rd, Versailles, KY 40383-8992
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Loved the museum & gift shop. Everyone was very friendly. Going back to ride the train when they have Civil War Day. There are many special days during the year.

Thank kathymW3214DH
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We went on the "Haunted Halloween Train" this evening. First the website should tell you in advance that this ride would only be enjoyable for the elderly or small children. If your idea of haunted is a creepy mr rogers type dude terribly narrating the...More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice scenery for the most part when trees aren't covering everything. Expect more than 90 minutes of time. We arrived 30 minutes before as instructed, boarded and left the station on time at 2:00pm. We arrived back at the station after 4:00pm. Time is exceeded...More

Thank JF0321
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Bluegrass Railroad museum is small but has some very interesting exhibits. The train ride lasted about 90 minutes, but a 30 minute break was an opportunity to get off the train, take some pictures of the Young's High Bridge, and for the kids to...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Waited an hour to take the train ride. Didn't leave the station on time as the personnel seemed more interested in filling up the cars than serving the ones already there. Ride was slow, hot, and no photo ops since the "scenery" was nothing but...More

1  Thank lscaggs
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Spent several hours at this locale. Very informative museum and ticket agent. Train ride was scenic, fun. Recommend highly.

1  Thank Katharine E
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The pumpkin patch train ride was a delight! Train personnel were very informative & pleasant. The ride lasted approximately 2 hours with two stops. Beautiful and scenic trip during the Kentucky autumn season.

1  Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Sadly, the trains only run and the museum is only open on the weekend, and we couldn't visit on the weekend. I understand that it's impossible to keep it staffed on the volunteer basis, but would have loved to see inside and to have taken...More

1  Thank BlueBlueSea
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My husband's father worked for the railroad for year, so I thought he would enjoy this visit. We also had our youngest granddaughter with us and I thought she would enjoy the train ride into the county. As it turned out, we all enjoyed this...More

1  Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 21 June 2016

No photo ops; way overgrown brush restricts photos of beautiful horse farms. Nice thought, but need more attention paid to detail!

2  Thank gadgetguy11
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