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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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Address: 300 Gap Road, PA Route 741, Strasburg, PA 17579
Phone Number: +1 717-687-8628
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to a world-class collection of...
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to a world-class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars, an immersive education center, a vast library and archives and a working restoration shop. Special events, museum store, free on-site parking, free WiFi.
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For train-lovers!

Great place to view full size trains of all eras and types, be it steam locomotives, electric GG-1 engines, or all kinds of diesel engines.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Alden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to view full size trains of all eras and types, be it steam locomotives, electric GG-1 engines, or all kinds of diesel engines.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did not intend to add this museum to our trip to the railroad across the street, but, our three year old son was so taken by the trains in the yard, and we had some extra time, so we decided to go in. He enjoyed the engines and the room where he could play with trains so much that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place for entire family good prices but only downside I've been here numerous times it never changes they need to rotate stock but its a very good time plus you can browse at your own pace

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lots to see inside and out - they finally put in air conditioning last year. Not sure what idiot approved its opening without it, but we suffered through it several years ago in the summer. With the climate control, this place is a must if you have kids who like trains!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

only two negative things I have to say are the bathrooms are too small & I thought there Would have been a tour guide or something. The positives def outweigh negatives. The museum was awesome, clean, full of history. There was so much to look at & read about. I loved the kids play room, being able to build &... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to visit. We would go again and spend more time. A wonderful collection of engines even. Well done exhibits.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A stunning display of old time locomotives. I remember the day making round trips from 30th Street station, Philadelphia/New York. Pulling the passenger car was the giant GG-1 red Electric engine. Seeing it slowly pulling in, large headlight, bells sounding; will never forget the massive weight of this engine. It is great to see this engine on display and just... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Found this by accident when visiting Amish Country in Lancaster County , PA. A history of the Pennsylvania RR. Remember Pennsylvania 65000 from the song if you are of a certain age . Great display of early to modern locos and rolling stock. Terrific scale layout. Combine it with trip on the Strasburg Railway . Authentic 1930s parlour cars and... More 

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

whats not to like if you like real trains this is the place to go. lots of big steam engines and modern ones too . the out side yard is full of all kinds. the inside is just amazing.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Went to the museum and the Strausburg trains because Thomas the Train was there. It was a fathers day weekend spent with the grand kids, plenty to do and had a blast

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Additional Information about Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Address: Address: 300 Gap Road, PA Route 741, Strasburg, PA 17579
Phone Number: +1 717-687-8628
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Strasburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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