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North Carolina Transportation Museum
This family-friendly place is a 60 acre site filled with interesting exhibits and special events.
Four large exhibit buildings represent the remaining structures of the historic Spencer Shops, once Southern Railroad's largest steam locomotive repair facility on the east coast. Buildings include the Back Shop, the Master Mechanic's Office, the Flue Shop and the 37-stall Bob Julian Roundhouse. The museum is a source of education and fun for the young and old.
There’s plenty to see and do. Take a ride on the train or turntable. Go on a scenic excursion, participate in Day Out With Thomas, or take THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. There's something for all to enjoy.
Type of Day Trip: Educational, Tourist Destinations