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The museum traces the history of transportation in North Carolina. The complex, once Southern Railway's primary staging and repair facility, includes the massive Back Shop, the 37-bay Roundhouse and nine other buildings. Among the displays are Conestoga wagons, antique automobiles, steam locomotives, bicycles and a dugout canoe. Separate 30-minute rail tours in restored coaches are available; departures require a minimum of 10 people. Museum and grounds open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm, April-October; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1-4pm, the rest of the year. Closed holidays; museum free.

Location: 411 S Salisbury St, Spencer North Carolina 28159 Telephone 704-636-2889

Other Transportation nearby:
(Greensboro) Air Harbor Airport
(Asheboro) Asheboro Municipal Airport
(Liberty) Causey Airport
(Charlotte) Charlotte/Douglas Int'l Airport
(Claremont) Eastern Aircraft
(Thomasville) Hiatt Airport

10/15 Coming to The Spencer area
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.