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Hesston Steam Museum

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Choo Choo

Went to Hesstons Steam Train ride today. Cost was 7 bucks for the 20 minute train ride through the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
West Lafayette, Indiana
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Family fun

Always fun! Lots of room for kids to run around and many old time machines to see. We all enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
LaPorte, Indiana
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1201 E 1000 N, LaPorte, IN 46350-8642
+1 219-872-5055
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Went to Hesstons Steam Train ride today. Cost was 7 bucks for the 20 minute train ride through the woods. It is open air train cars so dress warm.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Always fun! Lots of room for kids to run around and many old time machines to see. We all enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank carolbardon
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This place has amazing reviews, but they hardly open. I purchased tickets through another website and had to give them the way, due to scattered open days of the park and my schedule. The kids and I were sad. Maybe one day we will make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We went here rose the train for Halloween they had a scare ride it was a few yrs ago so that's all I remember but it was nice, people was very friendly!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank anne m
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This place is a Hidden Gem. My son has recently become obsessed with trains, so when I found this was on our route we had to check it out. We do not regret it. We spent a good part of the day here riding the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LoneTraveler401
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Traveling with three children (10, 5, 2), it can be a challenge finding things that interest all three. Hesston hit the mark! There's something about riding trains that appeals to all ages. The tiny train is hilariously cute and fun to ride! All three of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robstraveler
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We love bringing our daughter to see the trains. She loves to ride the trains and see the conductors.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jamie2630
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went during Labor Day weekend which is their big steam show, where all the trains are running as well as the steam powered saw mill and the crane. They also had examples of steam run tractors and other old tractors. They have a small...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Carlie
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Hesston is always so much fun for the family, for all ages. Different size trains, different activities on display, and sales during the Steam show. We go every year and highly recommend it. Looking forward to the Halloween and Christmas trains this year too!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cookiexoxo
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this place not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised when we saw the grounds! Lots to explore. There was no traditional "museum " like i had expected, everything was outdoors, but it was a nice day so that was fine....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Dylan P
15 January 2017|
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Response from WinamacBoiler | Reviewed this property |
I'm 6'3" 330 and no one looked at me twice. There's some really big people on them. I never saw anyone asked and there certainly aren't any signs anywhere. This applies to all trains including the smallest 'ride-on' trains.
30 November 2016|
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Response from Carol J | Reviewed this property |
I believe the rides lasted about 15 minutes or so.