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Address: Dr.-C.-Otto-Strasse 191, 44879 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0234 - 492516
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Great little museum with lots to ride on

Not every day you get to ride on a railbus; mining train and push the handle on one of those Great St Trinian Robbery track carts. This is a smallish museum but fills a half day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2013
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Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best railway museums in Germany. It is mostly operated by volunteers and has limited opening days to keep down the running costs. Being in Germany there are many safety rules about being near machinery, which usually means hands off unless a professional is present. On a non-operating day it's a place pretty much to be... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

if you don't have te opportunity to be there on a steam day (20 sept in 2014 ),it is rather disappointing .Few comments in English.Lots of steam engines and coaches in the roundhouse and elsewhere but you can't get inside; Only for real train buffs..

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Maybe we came on the wrong day, or at the wrong time or just came... They had an array of steam locomotives which were very impressive. But my kids wanted to see the inside and could not. They wanted to have a go in one - but could not. We looked at wagons in different stages of decay - but... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Not every day you get to ride on a railbus; mining train and push the handle on one of those Great St Trinian Robbery track carts. This is a smallish museum but fills a half day with great exhibits and things to ride on. We are train fans and the exhibits are well maintained and interesting. Staff very friendly and... More 

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Bochum, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

One of the biggest Railway Museums in Germany, working Steam Locomotives (special dates) vintage trains in the Ruhr valley (special dates)

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Address: Address: Dr.-C.-Otto-Strasse 191, 44879 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0234 - 492516
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Bochum

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