Old Fort Railroad Museum

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Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - year round
  • Hours - 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat

Address

  • 25 West Main Street

    Old Fort,    

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Old Fort continued to hold its status as the gateway to the Smoky Mountains through the post-civil war era as the railroad moved across the mountains and brought a new prosperity. The Old Fort Railroad Museum illustrates the impact of the railroad system on the region. Railroad and train exhibits, original tools, signal lights, furniture, and signs are housed in the historic Old Fort Depot building, built in the 1890s.

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Address:

25 West Main Street
Old Fort NC 28762

Coordinates:

Latitude: 35° 37' 43.32" / Longitude: -82° 10' 55.56"

Special Directions:

Exit 73 off I-40, north on Catawba Avenue to center of town. Left on Main Street.

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