I really enjoy walking the museum and then getting to actually go on some of the old trains there... great photo opportunities.
My 2 year old daughter is currently in love with trains so this was a must on our list of things to do in Puebla. There is a 12 peso fee to get in but it's worth being able to get up close with the trains. There are so many trains here and a good mix of traditional commuter trains... More
It is a bit of a walk from the Zocalo at a disused station. You can clam be r over the engines and go into the carriages too.
Don't get me wrong, I like trains. The problem with this museum is that the signeage isn't very good, and few of the trains are open. It's a bit out of the way, so I'd give it a miss.
Lots of beautiful old trains in spacious grounds. Not really enough information though - I still don't know WHY there are barely any trains running in Mexico nowadays - and no staff to ask either. There was a weird modern art exhibition in the main building (the old station), with terrible loud audio. Nobody was there. The space should be... More
This is a pretty interactive collection set on a big piece of property, all out in the open air. Visitors are allowed to climb into engines and into some of the passenger cars. There is a real variety of engines, from small to gigantic. They had a few cabooses, which are often ignored in RR museums. I wished they had... More
Yes, there is something about them that pleases the general population.. it is not just reminising, cause even children who have never seen one, smile and love them straight away.... It is why we always feel sad when we come across these memories of them in Mexico.. because that is all that is here now; there are freight trains of... More
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