N.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer, North Carolina (NC)

USA, North America

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May 24, 2022


May 24, 2022

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Submitted by Aaron Moore.

The N.C. Transportation Museum is a historic site, once home to Southern Railway’s largest steam locomotive repair facility in the southeast, and a museum featuring all types of transportation history – railroading, automotive, aviation, and more.

The North Carolina Transportation Museums visitor center is housed the Barber Junction Depot, a historic train station built in 1898. It is the largest remaining Roundhouse train depot in North America! Antique automobiles, Classic Cars and Trucks, Fire Trucks, and a restored Piedmont Airlines’ Potomac Pacemaker DC-3! Huge facility, and beautiful building.

The Polar Express ride is very popular!

Number of exhibited items

Cars & Automotive: 1-25
Planes & Helicopters: 1-25
Trains: 11-25

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Bethania Guinevere
Bethania Guinevere
3 months ago
My son and I love this place! So many things to do and we love the Thomas events and fire…
Katie Schneider
Katie Schneider
a year ago
We had a great time here! We will go back soon. We loved seeing all the different types of transportation.…
Miranda Foust
Miranda Foust
a year ago
Visited yesterday for the first time with my family for the Easter train ride & it was great!! Everyone was…
Jim Andriotis
Jim Andriotis
2 weeks ago
This is now such a hit with our little guy that we got a membership. The train ride is fun…
Miguel Vidal
Miguel Vidal
a year ago
What a wonderful collection from the past century. I think I enjoyed walking the grounds and looking at the buildings…

Map Directions to N.C. Transportation Museum

Address: 1 Samuel Spencer Dr., NC 28159, Spencer, North Carolina (NC), USA, North America
Coordinates: 35.6903579, -80.4297203

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Note: This information was accurate May, 2022 when it was published/updated, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

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