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 1058 reviews
Fun to take the trip up the north shore. But, much of the journey, you only have trees to look at - not much that can be done about that but it's a little disappointing. Good staff.
— David E J, May 22, 2022
This was our second trip on the railroad. This time we did the Two Harbors Turn. Do plan on an all-day event when taking this trip. The trip uses a panoramic car to travel to Two Harbors; however...
— Erica F, February 27, 2022
Let's start with the basics: beer + train = good time. Bonus: as Munich's Oktoberfest wasn't happening this year, we pulled on our dirndls, and cruisewear & hopped a train.
The boarding process is...
— Teresa M, February 10, 2022
My boyfriend grew up in a small town and had never been on a train before, so I knew this was something we had to do, as I have always enjoyed traveling by train. We took the Duluth Zephyr. The...
— Robin T, January 18, 2022
The museum was great. A lot of history. Fun
The train ride in the VIP sky dome, was a bit over priced. We took the drive up the coast the next day and saw more and were able to stop along the way...
— I8312OMjoyceg, November 16, 2021