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DB Museum (German Railway Museum)

Address: Lessingstrasse 6, 90443 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 800 32687386
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Ranked #17 of 61 Attractions in Nuremberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This museum had so many things to look at, we especially loved the locomotives it was fun to see how different they are from the newer ones that are running today, they had old passenger cars, they had an impressive model train set up upstairs that is operational. I would go back here again and don't forget about heading outside... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Really good displays and information. A fun and informative experience. The model railway is superb and the life size rolling stock is amazing, especially the older carriages and the ICE3.

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Lower Hutt
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you're into trains - this is great! Really interesting, full of models and trains to climb over - the cut-in-half steam train was great for seeing how a stream train actually works!

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Truly, the greatest railway museum in Germany. Family friendly, children orientated, great facilities, food and drink at reasonable prices, easily accessible for disabled and small children. Educational, multi-media displays in all major languages, really cheap. Nothing to complain about. Honestly, we love this place because it sets the standard of what a museum should be.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I'm a railway enthusiast and I loved this museum. True it doesnt have as many locos on display as York but I think it has enough - the enthusiast can take time to appreciate what's there and the less keen are less likely to suffer from saturation fatigue. There is certainly quality:- the copy of "der Adler" (1st loco in... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This museum is a gem. We did not expect to like this museum as much as we did. The communication museum collocated to it is also great, especially for the kids. Tip: There is a 80 sq meters area with model trains located in the DB museum. The performance times are Tuesday to Friday every hour from 9.30 to 16.30,... More 

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Athens, Greece
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

As I wrote on the title, this museum is also a MUST when visiting Nuremberg. Our 3 y.o. son got really excited, there are different sections at every floor for trains and communication and on the upper floor there is KIMBALA, a large playground for kids. Also at the entrance there is a cafe-restaurant with good food and prices. We... More 

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Ansbach, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My Son and I visited the DB museum and had a blast! We both love the old transportation pieces and this museum does not disappoint! Highly recommend if in the Nuernberg area!

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Accra, Ghana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The birthplace of rrailway in Germany. That's what this musuem sshowcase. The vist was worth it for a sunday afternoon visit to nuremburg. I enjoyed particularly the cinema hall that shows the history of railway in deutschland

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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58 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I live in England and often visit Britain's Railway Museum at York so I was expecting something similar at Nuremberg, but I was disappointed. There really aren't that many trains to see. it really is a history museum of German railways, but the signage is entirely in German, so that spoils it. On the top floor of the building (and... More 

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