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Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum

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Address: 110, Saint-Pierre Street, Saint-Constant, Quebec J5A 1G7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 450-632-2410
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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With more than 150 locomotives, cars, and railway vehicles, this unique...

With more than 150 locomotives, cars, and railway vehicles, this unique museum is for rail fans, train spotters, history buffs and families alike.

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A great stop to spend an afternoon

This was an excellent trip compounded with a family pass purchased for 28.00 2 kids 2 adults. Aside from the wonderful inside main exhibit, there were three outside real train... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jamie g
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montreal
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montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an excellent trip compounded with a family pass purchased for 28.00 2 kids 2 adults. Aside from the wonderful inside main exhibit, there were three outside real train rides including an authentic montreal tram, a train and a childrens train. Inside there are some great exhibits to see like authentic trains with livibg auarters from the railroad builders... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My three boys were all Thomas the tank engine fans when little and their fascination with trains never really waned, so we decided to make a stop at this museum on our way to Toronto from Boston. Boy did we make the right decision. We were there on a Sunday, so we got to take a short ride on a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family with limited financial resources and we try to get the best for our money. I was counting the money before going just to find out I have to pay 7$ more. The museum is however very entertaining for children. The mini-train was a huge hit and my kids did several tours. The exhibition itself is impressive.... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very large and very well planned museum. Has a trolley ride included in the admission cost. You can take the trolley to different exhibit buildings or easily walk to all the buildings. Has interactive exhibits for kids, IMAX presentations with some free and some for a small additional cost in both English and French at different times, a many locomotives... More 

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Sainte-Adele, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A bit off the beaten path, but definitely worth the trip, the Canadian Railway Museum (operating under the name Exporail) is located in St-Constant, Quebec on Montreal’s South Shore. (Be sure to check the museum’s Web site for useful info on travelling to the site by car, bus or commuter train.) We were there recently on a group outing and... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

One of the best place to visit in Montréal, It´s good for all family, very clean, big enough for big parties, easy to walk for all the museum. I Don´t write more, Just go, It´s worth it.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Who does not love trains? The way to travel of a bygone era. When my son was young, we used to go frequently to fulfil his wishes of being near and in trains. On a nice day, you can walk outside. And take a ride on the toy train. And if it is raining, then you can explore the trains... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Trains have a way to attract the young and the less young. This museum does just that. It is full of old trains, carts, tramways and much more. There is a permanent miniature train exposition and two playwagons for the children. there is a movie (4 extra dollars) that lasts about 45 min showing an amazing scenic train trip through... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We had little to do , we asked some friends to come with us --- was I surprised -- a nice walk in the woods -- to see trains and tramways --- and inside the extra large hangar there are soooo many trains - Original historical trains and tramways from bygone era - I was just amazed ( and trains... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Until January 3rd, 2016 you can have a lovely old-fashioned tea in the rail car used by Charles Melville Hays. It is beautiful with all it's wood paneling. The tea itself is served the way it would have been on the train - silver service, homemade shortbread and mince pies amongst other goodies. And a bit of history goes along... More 

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