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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This place was super fun with our boys. We enjoyed the Creation Station and the sweet lady named Linda that was there, the hand crank train cars, the big train ride. The classic car collection was...Full Review
Guys are just attracted to this stuff so when I was researching things to do before our trip to St. Louis, I knew he would love this place. Lots of trains, a little trolley, a plane, even a barge on...Full Review