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Museu del Ferrocarril

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Address: Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
Phone Number: +34938 158 491
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We stayed in Sitges and decided on a little day trip out. We decided on Villanova just because it's one train stop along. Having a quick look on the web I found the train museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We stayed in Sitges and decided on a little day trip out. We decided on Villanova just because it's one train stop along. Having a quick look on the web I found the train museum. My husband loves trains and we do love going to museums in general so we popped along here and we were glad we did. It's... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Close to railway station, very nice surroundings, lots of locomotives. Admission 6 EUR (adult). Suitable for families (children playground is available).

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Thank Kačka Š
Walberswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is well worth the 40 minute train journey from the centre of Barcelona. There is an extensive collection of engines, many of which you are allowed to climb onto the footplate. The engines are very accessible, making it easy to get up close and see how they work. There are also a few preserved carriages. Special mention must go... More 

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Thank ANZ D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

museum with a lot of machines train all seasons quales some are visitable inside. interesting to remember the history of the railroad

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Catalunya, Tarragona, Manlleu,.... Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

A lot of trains to see, some you can get in. A small kids inside play area, another one outside. The exhibit it's outside so you better have good weather ... I do not recommend going there with rain...

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The history of the railways of Spain are here for you to enjoy. So many old steam and diesel engines, some of which you can climb aboard. When you have had enough of looking at them, you can go upstairs for an informative video about the development of Spanish railways. They offer versions in English and French if you enquire.... More 

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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Is one of the biggest (collection of railway engines of Spain. My recommendation is to join a guided tour t to maximice the visit . Childrend friendly (they can get in the engines, there is a play área inside) Its a pitty that there is no option to have a ride in a restored train!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Very interesting to see all the different kind of trains. A must-see when you have little children. A visit of an hour or 2 should be sufficient.

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The museum is right next to the railway station at Vilanova I La Geltru. I understand that this big museum is one part of the Spanish national railways museum, the other part being in Madrid The staff were very friendly and helpful right from the start and arranged for their 30 minute overview film to be shown in English for... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

A five minute train ride down the coast is the fishing town and holiday resort of Vilafranca I la Geltru. A town split in two by the railway and the location of this good railway museum with a great selection of steam and diesel locomotive and a very unusual engine house and turntable

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