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The Museum of the American Railroad

6455 Page Rd, Frisco, TX 75034-3486
+1 214-428-0101
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More for train buffs than casual visitors

The museum is in development and the only way to see it is on a guided tour that is given once a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
cgny1fwd
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Houston, Texas
Great Steam Train outdoor Museum

These trains were mover from Fair Park ,Dallas. That was a tremendous endeavor, the setup is like a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Dandydn41
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Dallas, Texas
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Climb aboard steam engine trains at this lively museum. Take a first-hand look at luxurious Pullman sleeping cars and Dallas's oldest depot.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“big boy” (9 reviews)
“fair park” (5 reviews)
“train yard” (3 reviews)
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6455 Page Rd, Frisco, TX 75034-3486
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The museum is in development and the only way to see it is on a guided tour that is given once a day. The collection is impressive and the guides are very knowledgeable. A UP Big Boy is one of the star attractions but a...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 12 July 2017

These trains were mover from Fair Park ,Dallas. That was a tremendous endeavor, the setup is like a rail yard. Outdoor exhibit , a must see for Train lovers

Thank Dandydn41
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Be sure to arrive about an hour early for whatever tour you take (recommend the earlier tour, less hot) because the train yard is about a quarter mile from the ticket/museum by car. The reason you will want to arrive early is because there is...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

You have to go to the Frisco Heritage Museum to buy your tickets then drive the mile to the trains located behind the Frisco discovery center and video game museum. The tour guides were very informative and I was surprised how you could climb on...More

Thank Marine03
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This was an excellent field trip for my third graders . Very hands on , interactive and engaging. This was a full day for them and they were completely exhausted when we returned to school . The group leaders did a great job holding their...More

1  Thank Alaster83
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I never considered myself a train fan but after visiting this museum, I am definitely intrigued. I thought the rustic setting for the variety of locomotives and train cars was perfect for displaying them and great for photographs. (though they are raising money to build...More

Thank whereverimayroamblog
Reviewed 3 February 2017

When you reach the given address for The Museum of the American Railroad you find out that it is actually the Frisco Heritage Museum. Now the heritage museum is quite informative for the area's history and somewhat made up for the misleading information of the...More

3  Thank MrMojoRising
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Location: just off the Dallas North Tollway in Frisco. The address/gps seemed to send us to the Library, but in reality the place to go is the Frisco Heritage Museum (which is nearby-just down the street, next to babes chicken). Visit/tour: Buy your tickets and...More

2  Thank VacationTraveler_K
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Small exhibit but pretty neat, and the tour does a decent job of describing the history. Walking through old trains is neat, but the train cars are small so it gets very crowded if the tour is full, and there is no heat/AC, so would...More

Thank jasno
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited MAR in September to see the Amtrak Anniversary Train. It was a very nice exhibit but was a little difficult to get to since the Museum has not graded any walkways. Parking wa alos pretty much non existent for the main grounds of...More

Thank robertkL1499OV
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Stuart C
15 March 2017|
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Response from Alaster83 | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website click on educational program directory located on the left hand side go to page page 2 there is a email address for K Stokes
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Marine03
29 July 2016|
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Response from jpatterson1975 | Reviewed this property |
There is a picket fence between the parking area and the trains. There are two parallel rows of tracks and trains. You can see the outer row of trains through the fence, but the ones that I felt were more interesting, such... More
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