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small but informative

The exhibit posters are nice, but the staff is the best -- they have all kinds of stories about the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
ProfPTJ
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Unfortunately this museum was closed when we were there but the grounds has a nice display of old... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Phyllis K
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117 E Liberty St, Oakland, MD 21550-1201
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

The exhibit posters are nice, but the staff is the best -- they have all kinds of stories about the railroad's role in the town's history. We went on a Sunday afternoon -- they're open 12-3 -- and basically had the place, and the staff,...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Unfortunately this museum was closed when we were there but the grounds has a nice display of old train cars and the architecture of the building is a prize within itself. It is directly across from the Transportation Museum so it's any easy place to...More

Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This Museum was lovingly filled with great artifacts and lots of items donated by local citizens. We really enjoyed it. It gave us a sense of what Oakland and the area was all about back in the day!

Thank delilah62
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Picturesque area in town for family photos. Walking distance from downtown activities and restaurants.

Thank baldeagle8502
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This museum is housed in the B & O Railroad Station and presents the history of the railroad in Garrett County through artifacts. Such a gorgeous Queen Anne building! It's like taking a step into the past when entering this museum. No entrance fee..........just donations.

1  Thank LivinglifeinPA
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We are huge B & O Train Lore fans. As children, we had free passes to ride the B & O to Oakland and to Cumberland. It is great to visit this historical, and well maintained Museum. Lots of free parking, and the rails are...More

1  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 27 June 2017

You can almost hear the ghosts of the past as your walk around this site. You can imagine the trains pulling in and the folks going to or coming home from work. Travelers needing rest. Oh what fun!

Thank stm1258
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This beautiful Queen Anne train station may look familiar to train buffs as it has graced the cover of a book on train stations. I'm not surprised. It has been beautifully restored and is open limited hours to the public. Any train buff will enjoy...More

3  Thank BoMaCho
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and the gentleman working was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Dara B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband visited here during the Autumn Glory Festival. This station was built in the 1880s and it was a passenger train station for trains that came through the area in the 19th and early 20th century. Trains stopped here in Oakland, Maryland on their...More

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No train to ride, although there was one on the tracks outside. It was not accessible, though.
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