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Experience old trains and nice views

The price includes a return trip from Blonay to the museum on an old train restored by volunteers... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Tampere, Finland
Nice, scenic museum

What makes this train museum stand out from many other that I've visited is the way we got to and... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2016
Zurich, Switzerland
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Sep 13, 2016
“Experience old trains and nice views”
Aug 1, 2016
“Nice, scenic museum”
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The price includes a return trip from Blonay to the museum on an old train restored by volunteers. There are some nice photo-moments going up and they also stop just before going into the museum, so you'll have time to take some pictures sationary from...More

6  Thank pierupoika
Reviewed August 1, 2016

What makes this train museum stand out from many other that I've visited is the way we got to and from the actual museum and the amazing volunteers. The old Bernise tram that got us there from Chamby and the steam engine that brought us...More

1  Thank lilifi
Reviewed July 30, 2016

This is exclusively a metre gauge railway museum. We visited the railway museum on a Sunday and caught the 11.05 steam train from Blonay up to the museum with 3 carriages and a full load of passengers. The service was used by some locals to...More

1  Thank gpl676
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Althought was rainy day we spent an amazing time. The train trip to the museum has very beautiful views to the lake and the countryside and visiting the museum is the cherry on the top of the cake. Very nice and helpful staff. We bought...More

1  Thank Gonsalo75
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We visited the line for the 'Valais en Fete' weekend this year, and were bowled over by the effort that the staff and volunteers had put into making the day so enjoyable. Not only did they bring out different stock for every scheduled trip,including a...More

Thank hopefultraveller21
Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is not just static exhibits, but real Swiss trains running on a scenic track above Lake Geneva, with superb views, the best are from Chamby station. You can take pictures, wander across the tracks (within reason), children and adults can climb aboard the engines...More

1  Thank CHvoyageur
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

This train ride is something you everyone should do and see for the beauty of the scenery and being able to open your windows and take photos of all that you come upon. The tunnels and the bridges are what Switzerland is all about and...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 5, 2015

This is a living narrow gauge museum featuring operating restored steam locomotives and electric trams. Buy tickets on the platform of Blonay station, admission CHF 20, and the train takes you to the museum. There is plenty of parking near Bloany station, cost is CHF...More

Thank Electroburger
Reviewed June 11, 2015

To ride the Blonay train is the way to get a view from high above lake Geneva. It is a spectacular panoramic view of the French Savoy Alps with the lake and vineyards below. Good hiking trails if you opt to walk down from to...More

1  Thank Monica H
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Thumbs up to all volunteer who keeps the old trains run smoothly. The view is amazing, it is one of a kind experience to take a steam train. I was lucky to catch both steam and electric train. It is a must ride for those...More

4  Thank Rahara212
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