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“Average” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Museu del Ferrocarril

Museu del Ferrocarril
Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
938 158 491
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Vilanova i la Geltru
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“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

Not really worth a visit unless you are a train buff

Visited December 2011
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“Great Railway Museum - well worth a visit”
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 is a static exhibit showing the Talgo system allowing an 'on the move' change of track gauge eg at the Franco-Spanish border with services Madrid - Paris, Barcelona - Paris and Geneva. There is a section showing most of the track widths found in Europe
Indoors there is a wide range of uniforms, information regarding railway development incl. video displays.
There is also a reference section (book ahead),
There is a small shop. A reasonable sized childrens' area inside. Outside children should be accompanied

There are reduced rates for penisoners. students, and groups
The museum is open weekdays and weekends. Check before making a journey - the museum closes on local and national holidays, and surrounding days.

Most explanations are in Spanish. Childrens area

Visited June 2011
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