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Nevada State Railroad Museum

600 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV 89005-1702
+1 702-486-5933
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Well maintained, but limited exhibits

I expected more to see. You are not able climb aboard the passenger carriage, or any of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
colbox
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Delray Beach, Florida
via mobile
Rail Bikes at Boulder City

Rail Explorers started rail bike tours last week... I got to go on one of the first runs... you... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
RandyHees
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Henderson, Nevada
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600 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV 89005-1702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I expected more to see. You are not able climb aboard the passenger carriage, or any of the engines. The postal carriage was interesting. The model train carriage was not open, even though it was a Sunday and the train was running. It would be...More

Thank colbox
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Rail Explorers started rail bike tours last week... I got to go on one of the first runs... you ride downhill to the base of Railroad Pass... then a short up hill... To the end of track (for now)... Then you gather in the desert...More

Thank RandyHees
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This gem of a museum is tucked away in Henderson. I saw the sign by accident and decided to check it out. Admission is only $1 for seniors and kids, $2 for adults. For this, I spent a good two hours exploring not only the...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

An interesting place to visit for all visitors. To discover the creation of the Nevada Railroad. There many exhibits of the State railroad.

Thank Gonzalo D D
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Glad I stopped at this museum. It was free to look at the trains and model train display. They asked for a donation and I was very glad to do so in hopes that they can continue what they have going here. They had a...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Very inexpensive, the kids will be excited to see the classic locomotives, and there’s hot chocolate for sale. Lots of photo ops, mini train ride , mini ride on a large steamer, and the best of all a few mile scenic ride on the famous...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Located in Boulder City, Nevada, the Nevada State Railroad Museum offers a 40-minute round-trip train ride on the original tracks of the old Boulder Branch Line that were built in 1931 to take supplies to the Hoover Dam construction site. The train - an early...More

1  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

$10 spent here was lots more fun than putting it into any slot machine. We got a flyer at the Vegas Convention and Visitor's Center that gave each of us $1 off. The train trip only runs on Saturdays and Sundays this time of year....More

Thank Dennis K
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Check the schedule before you go. There are train rides at times which are cool and they offer a program to teach you how to drive a locomotive - be sure to check the site for dates. Otherwise, you kind of walk around a few...More

1  Thank Nicole R
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This steam engine and museum are worth the time and effort. May interesting things to see from times gone by. We took the ride it was fun too. Several geo cashes can be had also. The staff is knowledgeable and informative. Take the time and...More

Thank Chuck B
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