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Address: Real de San Carlos | Circunvalacion Plaza de Toros, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 91 835 298
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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PRIVATE COLLECTION Railroad Museum: Colonia, Uruguay is the major Railway...

PRIVATE COLLECTION Railroad Museum: Colonia, Uruguay is the major Railway museum. Station, Signal Box and the Warehouse, have been constructed as a true copy of original railway buildings. The wagons that are parked in front of her, are Railway Heritage Uruguay landmarks. All, without exception, have been restored to its original state, following the drawings. With period details. Through each one of them is a trip to the past century, is to revive our history. Like the great museums of the world, each wagon is a valuable piece of history. Historical items inside the station: Bigger textEverything in the station is original, benchs, the hood, the truck to carry the packages, and announcements... Inside the boss room, is an exposition of valuable pieces that has been collected over the past five years. The first ones had been obtained in the borders of AFE (State Railways Administration). Others, who were in private hands, were acquired for the safety of railway heritage. So we can all enjoy this great show of transport that has united all the towns: The Railroad.

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Sadly not open

We arrived at 11:30 and it should have opened at 11:00. It looks interesting that is if you can get in. A very long eat to come and find that nobody is there to open for visitors... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We arrived at 11:30 and it should have opened at 11:00. It looks interesting that is if you can get in. A very long eat to come and find that nobody is there to open for visitors. Shame

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We were told to visit the train museum after visiting Plaza del Torros. Got to Plaza del Torros : closed because it's too dangerous. Nearby museum of trains also closed ... No reason for it, should have been opened. We walked on the outside and took some pictures. As it happened it did not matter that it was closed its... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Travel back in time in an old trolley where you can enjoy food and wine in a romantic, cozy ambiance!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

This is about as near To a real train as we got!! Beautiful carriages, especially The restaurant. We did not eat here but it looked high end!! For only 20 pesos, why not?

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A good idea . Old railroad carriages redone and updated . Includes a restaurant carriage ,now offering lunch and dinner , passenger carriage and sleeping accommodation .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The entrance fee is only 20 pesos (less than a dollar)...but do not spend it, unless you want to eat or have a drink at the El Tren Restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

With the exception of the lovely girl in the two beautiful restaurant cars at this museum, the staff were REALLY unfriendly. We admired the restoration work on the 5 old railway carriages and didn't mind giving something towards their work, but it was very expensive for what it was.

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