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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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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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Strasburg Railroad Museum

Took my grandson there to see the old engines. He loved it! Lots of room to roam the museum and see the displays.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Kathy G
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Christiana, Pennsylvania
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Christiana, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Took my grandson there to see the old engines. He loved it! Lots of room to roam the museum and see the displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you are a train enthusiast you should not miss this place. Even our kids at 16 found it to be amazing! Highly recommend!!!!

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I had crabby children in tow, and was worried that the museum would take too much effort to wrangle them through it -- but it's actually a great museum, with a well-designed interface and lots of volunteers around to answer any questions you might have. On the day I visit, a vintage Good HUmor truck was dispensing ice cream, and... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you are a lover of trains from yesteryear or not this is the place to be they have the best collection of old steam trains & equipment I've seen It's a must see.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Went here with combo ticket from Strasburg Railroad. Spent over 2 1/2 hours here. There are that many trains to see.

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St. James, New York, United States
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138 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I enjoyed my visit here very much. There is a lot of history in train travel and history is a good thing. The indoor space here is in excess of 100,000 square feet, so it's a big place. Most of the trains are pretty big too. I didn't have time for a ride on the Strasburg Railroad, but the visit... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great place for our 6 year old grandson and grandpa, too! Great tribute to Pennsylvania's railroaders. We really appreciated the air conditioning, too on the 90 degree late afternoon.

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Did a combination ticket with the Strasburg Railroad. There is a ton of Pennsylvania railroad history in this building. Very well laid out and organized. A great trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We loved our experience at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania! There are so many exhibits, we had trouble seeing it all. Great place for families!

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I've been to the RR Museum of PA many times over the years. Brought my 5-year old daughter and my 12 year-old son. They loved it, being up close to the locomotives (especially without the loud noises!) Always informative, great to be able to climb into the cab and get an engineer's view. Loved to new Amtrak electric in the... More 

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