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Museu del Ferrocarril

Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
938 158 491
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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