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“Great model train room!”

Alaska Railroad Depot
Ranked #28 of 235 things to do in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You NEED to ride the train, but even if you don't, this is a fun stop. They have a whole room full of a model Alaska Railroad, several exhibits, and a gift shop.

Thank Beverly A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train to the Spencer Whistle Stop in order to walk to the Spencer Glacier, where we were met by a Park Ranger and given a very informative and fun talk along the way. The train goes to Whittier and then back before getting to the glacier, so it is an all day ride, however, if you pre-book the bus you can get off at the Portage stop and be back to Anchorage two hours earlier. We stayed on the train and saw a bear and some trumpeter swans. A nice relaxing way to see the scenery. There is commentary given by high school students along the way which adds to the experience. The depot is centrally located in the downtown area and run very efficiently.

Thank kathygR1466IC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like that they are very well organize. They have security around the building and its clean. Helpful staff on hand.

Thank Rosalina G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Train ride included as part of tour and it was lovely to see the depot, train and friendly, helpful staff on hand to answer queries.

Thank Colin J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well stocked gift shop for train buffs . Clean and well maintained. Empty except at train time . Fairly efficient at getting 300 people checked in a 6 am !

Thank Louiseida
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