• Boone and Scenic Valley Rail Road

  • General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.
General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.

Moderators: Miketherailfan, rob216

  by Jeff Smith
 
Things to do: Boone Scenic Valley Rail Road: NCNewsPress.com
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A good option for parents to check out the rest of this summer is the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum.

The James H. Andrew Museum, run by Museum Director Mike Wendel, opened in May 2012 and has a 9,000 square foot facility.

“It isn’t just for older folks, it is for people of all ages and that’s one of the things we tried to really balance out with people and to try and offer visitors here,” said Wendel. “Our motto has been in the past ‘Where Families have Fun’, we don’t want to exclude any groups at all in terms of family members and age so grandma and grandpa will find it just as interesting as the five-year-old’s who come.”
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