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Wheels Across the Prairie Museum

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Address: West Highway 14, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Highway, Tracy, MN
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+1 888-568-0680
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Information and relics of the Chicago and North Western Railroad are...

Information and relics of the Chicago and North Western Railroad are featured including a restored four-unit freight train, turn-of-the-century boxcar and caboose.

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Beautifully done museum!

This was well worth the visit! They have lots of different buildings which are fully furnished with period pieces that were beautifully preserved and organized. We silk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2015
Beth M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

There are plenty of things to view besides trains. There are several older buildings furnished in the style of their day as well as several local artifacts on display. We spent about an hour going through everything. If you are interested in history and happen to also like trains this is the stop for you. Kiddie train rides are also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This was well worth the visit! They have lots of different buildings which are fully furnished with period pieces that were beautifully preserved and organized. We silk especially enjoyed the mini train ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

The big steam engine caught our attention as we drove through Tracy, and we made a mental note to go back and take some pictures at some point during the weekend. When we returned, the museum was closed so we did our photos, but I noticed several buildings in back that looked interesting. We returned on Sunday and did a... More 

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