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Chatham Railroad Museum

153 Depot Rd, Chatham, MA 02633-2011
+1 508-945-5100
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Good stop

Good for a quick stop with small kids who love trains. Kept our 2.5 year old busy for about a half... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Keelyn S
,
Lowell, Massachusetts
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Informative & entertaining! Best of all FREE!

I've lived in Chatham for a decade, and finally passed by when the museum was open. It was an... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Valentina T
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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  • Average6%
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153 Depot Rd, Chatham, MA 02633-2011
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Good for a quick stop with small kids who love trains. Kept our 2.5 year old busy for about a half an hour. Entrance via donation. Cool caboose for kids to check out. Can't really touch many model trains.

Thank Keelyn S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I've lived in Chatham for a decade, and finally passed by when the museum was open. It was an overcast summer day, and I was the only person there. I spent a good hour reviewing all the artifacts and learning about my town's history. My...More

Thank Valentina T
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Have been to Chatham a bunch of times but had never visited this museum. What a neat find! Located at the end of the Chatham extension of the Old Colony rail trail bike path, this museum is the only original train station in Cape Cod...More

Thank W T
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was one of my many stops during Chatham History Weekend 2016, which provided a great incentive and opportunity to visit the Chatham Railroad Museum, which is on Depot Street, up behind the baseball field. I believe many people think about the more highly touted...More

2  Thank TheAkumalian
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is an old depot wit a caboose next to it. Unfortunately it was closed for the season as of the day we stopped by. It would be a quick stop when they are open, worth the half hour to see it.

Thank Chowhound59
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our visit. Nancy and Bill were excellent docents! My husband is a railroad buff and loved chatting with Nancy and Bill.

Thank MindyK07076
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I took my two grandsons here on a rainy Saturday in August. It is run by volunteers who are very helpful and have lots of history. It is not big but it is free. We made a donation of $20. There is a restored caboose...More

Thank hilda102320
Reviewed 1 August 2015

It's run by volunteer docents who r happy to share the history of the railroad along w colorful stories to give u a sense of what it was like. They offer many train replicas along w antiquities to appreciate the history. They also have a...More

2  Thank travelgirlnyc25
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Great for kids friends and family to interact with the tools and have fun not to mention getting to go into a caboose in the back

Thank TibialPrune9549
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Writing review after a long time so details not coming back to me. Just remember it was a nice place to go to especially if it's not beach weather and enjoyed their displays. Doesn't take a long time to see everything, we spent about an...More

3  Thank Pauline H
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