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Green Bay, Wisconsin: National Railroad Museum: The Aerotrain

Lots of the usual railroad stuff displayed on sprawling grounds, but also the full-size Aerotrain, a failed train-of-the-future from 1955.

2285 S. Broadway, Green Bay, WI
On the west bank of the Fox River south of downtown and just north of Hwy 172.
Apr-Dec M-Sa 9-5, Su 11-5; Jan-Mar T-Sa 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $11.
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The Aerotrain.

National Railroad Museum

This is actually a pretty cool stop for any railroad fan! The museum maintains a noteworthy collection of railroad objects, photographs, manuscripts, and rolling stock.

[Jeff Everman, 09/12/2015]

Our favorite exhibit in the museum is the Aerotrain, an actual full-size train-of-the-future from 1955 that flopped when people realized that its flashy styling disguised a fairly lousy train. July 2017: Photo added.

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