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Georgia State Railroad Museum

655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6823
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Housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Roundhouse and Repair Shops Complex at Savannah, the Georgia State Railroad Museum exhibits a collection of historic, restored rolling stock and interprets the history of railroading in the state of Georgia, offering guided tours, student programming, private tour & event bookings, and more!
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  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (51 reviews)
“steam engine” (42 reviews)
“love trains” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6823
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Great place for RR buffs and loads of Georgia history. It is easy walking and get the guided tour. It is constantly improving.

Thank William H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Great engines & cars on display; interesting film to view about rail history. Our lovely guide was extremely knowledgeable and took us through two Pullman cars from yesteryear. There is a electrically-powered roundhouse here, which is neat to see. We spent several hours, but honestly,...More

Thank Bonita C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

They have a movie that tells the history of Savannah. It cost a few dollars but well worth it. They also have a large number of brochures and coupons that help reduce costs and narrow down the places that you may want to see. It...More

Thank Sweetgatea
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I will start this off by saying it was sprinkling. However, the grounds were dead! There weren't many signs/plaques explaining what anything was. There also wasn't much to do. It was a quick 30 minute visit. Many of the trains you couldn't go in unless...More

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This place is facinating, it is a Round House, railroad repair shop and is functional (for entertainment only) and is thoroughly enjoyable to watch, look and participate in.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Since I love trains I decided to give this place a try, was glad I did. This is not the largest train museum I have visited by far however I enjoyed seeing the old train cars and engines and the ride on a real steam...More

Thank packersbacker
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This museum has some huge open air exhibits and shows the development of the railways in Georgia. The executive train, boiler house and garden were especially interesting. There are planned activities throughout the day. Well worth the time. Next to the visitors centre.

Thank djne11026
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Amazing transformation of railroad cars. Lovely grounds. would go back again

Thank Loretta G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This museum has historical cars that are easy to tour. The furnishings on one were original down to the curtains. It is reasonably priced, and family friendly. You get a short ride on a steam engine with a narrarator who gives the history of the...More

Thank IlliniDLM
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

to get the best out of it do a tour which is followed by the train ride, i think first tour is at ten and there are 4 per day. it may not be a world class rail museum and there is really very little...More

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30 June 2017|
Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
We offer guided tours 10:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:00. Site Tours by Train are currently at 11:00, 11:30, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. You are not required to view the orientation film. We also have a playroom called Locomotion Lab... More
8 April 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Georgia State Railroad Museum has a large gravel lot, which is free for museum visitors.
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28 January 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed on site as long as they are on a leash! With the exception of service animals, dogs are not allowed on the Site Tour by Train or on our Executive Office Car Tours (walking tours through restored rail... More