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Museo del Ferrocarril de los Altos

4a Calle & 19 Av, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 4176 0297
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An impressive engineering feat

This small museum has many wonderful photos of the Ferrocarril and the building of it. A few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chey_baybee
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Interesting museum

We were in Central Plaza and saw this was open so we decided to stop in. It's a small but... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
KayleeShepheard
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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The history of the Western Highlands railroad is revealed in this small but interesting museum.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible25%
3 weeks ago
“An impressive engineering feat”
Apr 17, 2017
“Interesting museum”
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4a Calle & 19 Av, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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+502 4176 0297
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small museum has many wonderful photos of the Ferrocarril and the building of it. A few actual antiques from the train station. Make sure to check out the actual station and reception room on the downstairs level. I am not sure what I paid...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2017

We were in Central Plaza and saw this was open so we decided to stop in. It's a small but interesting museum and only cost 6Q to enter.

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Very pretty central park and close to all the restaurants and site seeing events in town. Great for people watching

Thank blakeever
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Reviewed January 23, 2016

But not empty! Rodrigo Dias has his studio in the building. He is an excellent artist on the brink of much greater recognition. Visit his studio in the Railway Station, talk with him about art and the world ( he is widely traveled ) and,...More

Thank MichiganZumbido
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Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

4 of us, ages 43-68 spent about 1/2 hour looking at displays with 40+ large old photos and some equipment from the early 1900's. German technology and support enabled the creation of a hydroelectric plant and train system that only ran for 3 years. This...More

Thank Connie F
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

Gorgeous old building. Hugemongous wood doors that always seem closed. For such an imposing building you would think they would post times. But no. You gotta knock & someone will come. Unfortunatly I can't read Spanish only can speak it so I wandered around &...More

2  Thank Susan G
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Don't bother trying to go here. They are never open.

1  Thank Philip_Wilson
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