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Hamlet, North Carolina: Trains!

Outdoors is a full-size outdoor engine and caboose, as well as rare criss-crossed active railroad tracks. Indoors are model train layouts and an old steam locomotive.

2 W. Main St., Hamlet, NC
Downtown, at the intersection of NC-1903/McDonald Ave. and NC-1615/Main St.
M-F 8-5, Sa-Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Little trains.


Hamlet's town Welcome Center has a museum, scale model "0" and "HO" scale model trains with towns and lights, a full-size outdoor train engine and caboose, and an indoor replica of the old Tornado steam locomotive.

[steve adams, 07/04/2022]

Hamlet is a popular destination for train buffs, drawn to its criss-crossed railroad tracks just outside of the town depot/welcome center/museum.

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