Portland, Maine: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum

Maine's unique small gauge railroads were roughly midway in size between normal trains and the tiny kind you ride at kiddie parks. Train rides offered in warmer weather months.

Address:
49 Thames St., Portland, ME
Directions:
I-295 exit 7 onto the Franklin St. Arterial. Turn left onto Fore St., then right onto India St., then left onto Thames St. Drive one block. You'll see the train (or at least the track) on the right.
Hours:
Seasonal (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
207-828-0814
Admission:
Adults $12.
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Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum

Living history museum dedicated to Maine's small gauge railroads and equipment. Situated right on the harbor looking out on the Atlantic ocean. They provide education and short trains rides in their historic trains. It's also a great area for watching ships go by and having a picnic.

[Ron Dwan, 01/07/2021]

Maine's unique small gauge railroads were roughly midway in size between normal trains and the tiny kind you ride at kiddie parks.


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