Museum of Transportation
Located on 129 acres, the Museum is approximately 16 miles southwest of downtown St. Louis, on a site which includes one of the two first man-made railroad tunnels west of the Mississippi River. The Museum site features more than four miles of switching and exhibition track. Additionally, the Museum houses a nationally acclaimed research library of transportation-related memorabilia and documents. With over 70 locomotives, half of them “one-of-a-kind” or “sole survivors” of their type, the Museum has one of the most complete collections of American railroad motive power. Collections include automobiles, buses, streetcars, aircraft, horse-drawn vehicles, and riverboat materials that are constantly expanding to reflect the ever-changing nature of transportation.
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My son (3) has been obsessed with trains as long as I can remember. We love it here. After our 1st visit we bought a membership. The train ride and trolley are wonderful. My son LOVES them...Full Review
Was leery when multiple family members from the area had never heard of it. After we arrived we had a blast! Super HOT out so the air conditioned buildings did help. Our kids loved the train ride...Full Review