Although I have lived in Saint Paul for 20 years, I only recently discovered this jewel of a place. Went as family with out two and a half year old--it's a real treat. Great experience and highly recommended. Nice ride in old caboose, great model railroads (several different sets, and hands on for children). The docents are retired and really... 更多
Really amazing tour. Interactive for the kids and the enthusiasm of the volunteers was so special. You are on the actual historical site where the trains came and went from over 100 years ago. You are able to listen to many retired train employees share their personal history... Which they do consistently with reflections of fond personal memories. The docents... 更多
I loved this museum I wish I lived closer. I went though the museum witch is not that large but still enjoyable. Then took a ride on a caboose. Afterwards I got talking to a couple blacksmiths for a least a hour very enjoyable would love to do it again. It really made me interested in learning more about the... 更多
It is a little chilly in the building, so wear a jacket. Bring your camera or smartphone to take pictures. The volunteers there are wonderful. We had a sweet older gentleman, dressed as an engineer, take us all around and show us all there was to do for the kids. He even took us to the restoration room, where we... 更多
We just happened to be driving past this site and decided to stop by on a whim. Are we ever glad we did. The crowd was small, the staff was helpful and the displays were great. I would not hesitate to return and to also recommend the museum to friends.
The MTM is located in a old roundhouse. The collection includes various examples of rolling stock and several engines. The only disappointment was that there was very little prominence given to steam. We saw two locomotives housed in an off limits shed and one locomotive dismantled and stripped to the firebox and boiler. The museum admission included a tour of... 更多
The Jackson Street Roundhouse between I35E and Jackson St. on Pennsylvania Ave. is a great place to go through old... 更多