North Shore Scenic Railroad506 W Michigan St
Duluth, MN 55802
Located in downtown Duluth at 506 West Michigan Street, behind the Depot. Just off of I-35Get Directions
Travel back in time and see magnificent views of Lake Superior, the downtown skyline, Duluth's waterfront and the majestic Northwoods from your window seat. Classic engines pull vintage cars on a variety of trips. Each trip originates from the historic Duluth Union Depot and discounted combination tickets are available to "See the Trains...Ride the Trains" at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.
Enjoy a 1 1/2 hour "Duluth Zephyr" trips to Lester River, a 2 1/2 hour Pizza Train or a Two Harbors Excursion.
First Class and Dinner Train tickets are available along with many other special railroad experiences.
Steam engine #28 is running for the first time in over 50 years and has a schedule of trips to Two Harbors. Go to duluthtrains.com for schedules and tickets.
Hours & Dates
Seasonal Hours (May 1 - October 31)
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Lester River: children $8, adults $16.00. Domino's Pizza Train: children $17.00,adults $25.00. Two Harbors: children $18.00, Adults $29.00.Steam Train to Two Harbors: August 18 - September 17. Children 19.00, Adults 29.00. Fall Color Trains too!
- Air quality improvements
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Organic or local food & beverage choices
- Transportation-related policies or programs
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Water conservation/wastewater management plan
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 843 reviews
Our ride was 4 blocks forward and then stop for 15 minutes. Then the train backed up 6 blocks and then went forward another 6 blocks. Finally finished backing up 4 blocks to the station again. We saw...
— juliedD139QG, December 16, 2019
It was a first time for many of my family to ride a train. It was only a ten minute ride but the kids and adults had a great time. We went to see the Bentleyville lights.
— susanjY5663CX, December 8, 2019
I was expecting a different experience....was billed as the train that you would see hopefully see the beautiful Fall leaves but they were not changing yet. ):
— sharonkrealty, November 5, 2019
Many kids have never ridden on a train. So this is a great introduction. It's not fancy like European or Japanese trains, but it is fun. We rode the pumpkin train over MEA weekend, which includes...
— JoeNathan9249, November 3, 2019
We took our first Pumpkin Train ride with the North Shore Scenic Railroad out of Duluth. We had 12 people in our group and paid $228.00 for 12 of us.
We took the 2:20 p.m. departure so we would have...
— jas3306, October 22, 2019