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Rock Island Depot Railroad Museum

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Address: 910 Second Street, Fairbury, NE 68352
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+1 402-729-5131

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Roadtrip to Fairbury

We took a small roundtrip to Fairbury. We went to this museum and were not disappointed. No cost to get in but a donation if so desired. Wonderful experience with the way life... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
trooper198
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We took a small roundtrip to Fairbury. We went to this museum and were not disappointed. No cost to get in but a donation if so desired. Wonderful experience with the way life was back in the railroad days. Lots of pictures, display items, and a restored building. They had the old bench seats with all the years of wear.... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Nice photo op at entrance where you can get a nice picture of the railroad crossing sign, part of the garden and part of the front of the station and side with the name "Fairbury" showing. the museum works on donations. most f it is on the main(1st) floor. museum entrance is as you're looking at station the fair right... More 

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Fairbury, Nebraska
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

I am a fan of historical sites and antiques A tour of the Railroad museum will give your your fill of both As far as Fairbury is concerned, this is like the Fairbury Museum. It gives you a history of the Railroad's importance in this town. And I find the fact that being a Depot, people used to gather here... More 

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