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The Rizhskaya Railway Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Much better than the Railroad Museum

Located at Rizhskaya station. Easily accessible from the Metro Line 6 (orange line). This is an... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
Garth1973
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
A must for Railway lovers

One of the best railway museums I have ever visited. The whole history of Soviet railway is in... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Nouzab
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Suva, Fiji
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Rizhskogo Vokzala Sq., 1, Moscow 129272, Russia
District North-Eastern (SVAO)
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

Located at Rizhskaya station. Easily accessible from the Metro Line 6 (orange line). This is an outdoor museum with numerous locomotives on display from the Soviet past. A great place to wander around if trains interest you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Garth1973
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the best railway museums I have ever visited. The whole history of Soviet railway is in exhibit. No notes in English but worth the visit. It's a must.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

The museum is next to Rizhskaya railway station,served by metro orange line #6. Once out from metro, cross the road through underpass to the opposite site where you can spot big decorated station (walk straight through underpass & turn to your right hand exit to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

I was very sceptical about it at first, add I'm not a big fan of trains - or any odd museums, per se - but I found that a surprising amount of love was put into it by the dedicated keepers.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

The museum is alongside the Rizhkaya station and if you arrive on metro line 6(orange) you will need to use the subway to cross the very busy road. While the lady taking entrance money didn't speak English she realised that I was English she produce...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

Paid 70 rubles (student price) to see a lot of trains including some where you could go inside. Only criticism is the 200 rubles for photos, but that seems common in Russia.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Tom K
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

For those of you who like trains then you will love this place!! For just 250 rubles + an extra 200 for the privilege of taking pictures there are a lot of very very large engines to see. Spread nose to tail over 4 platforms...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank MarcW599
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

So we found this train museum but arrived 30 minutes before they closed the indoor layout. The outdoor portionwas already folded for the day. So we will have to go visit the open air part another day. The HO scale layout was really neat.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed August 23, 2013

We found this Museum in spite of most Moscow Railway Museum references directing one to the Lenin Museum with it's one steam loco. Here we were impressed with the big locomotive line-up Steam, electirics, diesels snow ploughs are well spaced so it was possible to...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank djpend
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Situated in a park with a gatekeeper this museum is not easy to find.Main feature of this indoor collection is the beautifully preserved locomotive and wagon which carried Lenin's body to Moscow after his death. Not a lot of English explanation so a guide (which...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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