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Union Station Transportation Museum

289 W Railroad Row, Giddings, TX 78942-2623
+1 979-542-2067
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Great little stop!

We had such a nice time at this museum! Our docent was super informative and warm. The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Jennifer D
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Good museum and the trains are running

We first stopped next door at the adjacent tourist office/chamber of commerce. They were helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
Austin, Texas
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18 Mar 2017
“Great little stop!”
3 Mar 2016
“Good museum and the trains are running”
289 W Railroad Row, Giddings, TX 78942-2623
+1 979-542-2067
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We had such a nice time at this museum! Our docent was super informative and warm. The exhibits are interesting. We even got to see a train roll past!

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We first stopped next door at the adjacent tourist office/chamber of commerce. They were helpful, and then opened up the museum and gave us a brief tour. You can't get much more personal service than that. The museum was interesting; it has a surprising amount...More

1  Thank RedSand
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is an interesting stop for everyone. The Chamber of Commerce building is next door and they will give you access to the museum which is located in an old train depot. Lots of railroad memorabilia. Be sure the kids find the button to make...More

1  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 10 January 2016

An expansive museum that manages not to just cram stuff in from floor to ceiling. Plenty of space and time to properly look around and absorb. The buildings are as curious as the artifacts.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 29 June 2015

After visiting The Union Station Transportation Museum in Giddings,TX I am very pleased with the friendly service. It is a perfect place to stop by and visit after you have had a long drive and to strech your legs. The tour last anywhere from 20-30...More

1  Thank Nicole g
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Traveling through Texas on our annual vacation. Best stop on Hwy 290! Personal tour through the museum made it even better.

1  Thank Darla H
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Great place to take a break and tour. Maybe 30 minutes to go through the museum but a good opportunity to stretch your legs if you are traveling along Hwy. 77 or Hwy. 290 through Giddings.

1  Thank BeckWilhite
Reviewed 21 February 2012

This museum, located in the restored freight depot building, takes you back to the glory days of passenger rail travel. Exhibits explain the history of the Houston and Central Texas Railway and varied displays include information about trains, depots, and the agents who managed the...More

5  Thank texasrepublichistory
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