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Museu del Ferrocarril

Address: Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
Phone Number: 938 158 491
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

One of my favourite train museums in Europe. Great steam trains and unexpected diesels. It is one of 4 Spanish railway museums and probably least known

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

You can wander round the trains, a few can be boarded ( though none running ). Also there is an area for the kids to play with Chuggington toys. It is not often open (10:30 am to 2:30 pm weekdays, not holidays, as far as we could discover )

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
101 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This is part of Spain's national railway heritage with steam, diesels and electric. Easy to find [next to station] and easy to get to from Barcelona. Well laid out but opening hours are a bit restrictive so check before you go.

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Barcelona, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

If you enjoy steam engines (as our Thomas-eductaed children do), then this museum is for you. It boasts over a dozen steam engines, stately machines of a bygone era, plus a few diesels and electric engines. Vilanova is a ~45 min commuter train hop from Barcelona, with a relatively uncrowded beach and a nice city center.

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Vilanova i la Geltru
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

Not really worth a visit unless you are a train buff

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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84 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

The site is next to the station, for rail and local bus services. It is on the mainline south from Barcelona and has very frequent train services from Barcelona via Sitges. It is the terminal for certain local services The outdoor exhibits are mainly locomotives - steam, diesel, and OH electric. There are several examples of the Talgo trains, There... More 

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