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Toronto Railway Museum

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The Toronto Railway Museum is dedicated to preserving the physical legacy, history and experience of rail transportation in Toronto and Ontario. The museum encompasses Roundhouse Park with Stall 17 as the temporary home of the railway simulator and...more
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255 Bremner Blvd Unit 15, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M9, Canada
Old Toronto
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Claimed to b the canadian railway museum...it is nothing but a collection of 2 / 3 engines and uniforms and telephone instruments. Next to the CN tower but can b avoided

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kartik P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little gem of a museum. Guides well trained and professional. I am not a train enthusiast, but tour was informative and explained the development of the rail network in Canada. Thanks

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lechteh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the site of the former John Street Roundhouse, the Toronto Rail Museum is a small, but good rail museum. Take the tour. Of particular interest was the switching tower and the history of the Ontario Rail system.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JasonKY1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice spot. They have a decent amount of trains on hand and I learned a few things. I’m not really a train person but I liked it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but really cool stuff. Very inexpensive as well. We loved the little train ride around the grounds.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Marc G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Toronto Railway Museum on a wet day - one of those days when the tall buildings that dominate Downtown Toronto were partially covered in mist. The enormous locomotives and related coaches looked incredibly impressive against this backdrop. The small...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank amiddletonsct
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

My father’s a train enthusiast and seen this place across from Ripley’s Aquarium so, had to go check it out. The trains were carefully spaced out and interesting to see all the different types of locomotives over the years. Liked the little house with the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Kids loved the diverse array assortment of steam and diesel locomotives, coaches rail artifacts. Exemplary tribute to local and Canadian rail history.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank C2664IRmiked
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Although the indoor museum is small (only $5 to enter), it has quite a lot to show and it is complemented by a reasonable and free outdoor selection of engines, a couple of carriages and a number of iconic railway buildings all in front of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank philipfleetwood
Reviewed May 7, 2019

This is a small museum but well worth a visit if you have any interest in the history of Toronto and it's railways. It has several exhibits both inside and outside

Date of experience: April 2019
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Donna M
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I believe it is open 12-5 on Sundays- recommended duration is about 60 - 90 mins depending on how fascinating you find trains!
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