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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This museum was just awesome and so incredible informative. I was researching the trains from... read more

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P J
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
If you love trains...

The railroad museum has a bit of everything for all ages! There are toy trains to play with and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kaypsu76
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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to a world-class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars, an immersive education center, a vast library and archives and a working restoration shop. Special events, museum store...more
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
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Reviewed today

This museum was just awesome and so incredible informative. I was researching the trains from Strasburg Railroad and this place is right across the street. It's unbelievable what all they have in this place. We had my young grandson with us and he loved it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank P J
Reviewed 3 days ago

The railroad museum has a bit of everything for all ages! There are toy trains to play with and watch for kids, there are real engines, cabooses, passenger cars, and freight cars for everyone! Some of the train cars you can go in, others you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaypsu76
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a train enthusiast but really enjoyed my visit here. It was amazing to see the size, beauty and magnitude of some of the older restored trains. The museum was very clean. The only disappointment was that we kept being told that we could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vandette A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full length trains and the museum to go with it is what you will find in this huge and interesting establishment. If you like trains you will love their display and if you want to ride on an authentic steam driven train you can go...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I admit it. I'm a geek. I like rockets, sci-fi and trains. You go to Cape Canaveral to see rockets, you watch (what else) the Syfy network for Sci-fi. So what better place to go see trains then the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. The building...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lee5608
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Every year we take our six grand kids to the Strasburg RR and the Railroad Museum across the street. The kids are amazed by the scope and size of historical, preserved engines and rolling stock from bygone years and the industrial revolution. Without this place,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ken T
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place for all ages. Very interesting information about the railroad system of the United States.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ferrucci762018
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Covered this a little in my Strasburg review, but I wanted to give props to the museum too. This was the coolest place. There's even a room where they actually let your kids (or you) in the display to play with the model trains! Unbelievably...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T R
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I was in the Lancaster area for the weekend and stopped by the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, not expecting too much as I am not much of a train enthusiast. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the very impressive trains on display inside. They are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SereneTravelMom
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Both kids and adults in our group enjoyed this museum. The indoor part is huge and has many beautiful trains to check out. It also has an old “town” that looks like something you’d see at a Disney park! There is also a room full...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
Most definately go to the Railroad Museum. He'll have a great time and so will you
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300 Gap Rd Ronks, PA Put this into your GPS and you will get there without any problems.
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
You should do the museum after sight and sound so that you have time. My 11 year old son loved the museum and railroad. Enjoy!
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