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The Lake Superior Railroad Museum
offers an up-close look at the history of rail travel. Admission is only $6.00 for adults and just $3.00 for kids with your train fare.


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The North Shore Scenic Railroad Ticket office is closed until we begin holiday trains starting November 25th. This year we have two great trips available for the magical holiday season in Duluth: ccx Bentleyville The two holiday trains available offer riders a unique experience and fun family tradition for enjoying the Christmas City of Duluth. Click either to find out more and to book tickets.


Enjoy the holiday season on the North Shore Scenic Railroad with two great options for train trips. Both trains depart from Fitgers. Tickets are mailed if you purchase prior to November 15th.

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Many more excursions operate all summer long, including our BBQ Train, Wine Tasting Train, Thomas the Tank Engine, Beer Tastings, Fall Colors Tour, Pumpkin Patch Event, Christmas City Express, and much more. Visit our Special Excursion Page for more info.


Charter a Train for your event: Charter a train

We are proud to make our equipment available to you for special events such as weddings, rehearsal dinners, company outings, special meetings, private parties, and much more.

Rent private cars on an already schedule train or charter your own train on your own schedule. We do our best to meet your needs and offer help to arrange food and beverage service too so your guests are comfortable while they enjoy the amazing ride.

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Coach seats are great for moving people, but you can give them a ride in style with some of the fancy cars in the fleet. Charter the Lake of the Isles dining car for example and host an elegant dinner train of your own. Give us call for more information and availability.

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