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Orangedale Railway Station Museum

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A delightful museum just off the beaten path! Built in 1886, (active until the early 1990's) it... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Wonderful museum with lots to see

The Orangedale Station is a unique structure built by the Intercolonial Railway. It is on a rail... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Kingston, Canada
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Jul 6, 2018
May 21, 2017
“Wonderful museum with lots to see”
1428 Orangedale Rd, Orangedale, Nova Scotia B0E 2K0, Canada
+1 902-756-3384
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

A delightful museum just off the beaten path! Built in 1886, (active until the early 1990's) it was a main hub of transportation for the island - exporting (amongst other things) oysters, lumber, and even Alexander Graham Bell and his family, as they made their...More

Thank Frontseatdriver
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

The Orangedale Station is a unique structure built by the Intercolonial Railway. It is on a rail line that was active until a few years ago. There is a museum building, two floors of the station as well as a number of pieces of rolling...More

Thank simeon
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Great place to wander around, go inside the trains (everything is extremely well preserved) and learn about the local history. Very friendly staff and you have the freedom to walk around the property on your own. Community feel. Suitable for any ages - from young...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed November 24, 2016

What a surprise this was! This museum is a combination of the restored station and station master's residence along with a decent amount of railroad equipment. Unlike a lot of other RR museums here you can actually go into old cars, snow plows, etc. to...More

Thank vb22
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Great spot - the history is so cool! The drive to get to the Orangedale Railway Station Museum is also neat - lots of great things to see along the way and great views! Worth the drive out there for a spectacular look at Railway...More

Thank bbhalifax
Reviewed July 23, 2016

I love this picturesque train staation museum! It's very well preserved and quaint with a full vew of the trainstation masters living quarters.

Thank WDL73
Reviewed August 7, 2015

Not everyone is interested in railroads, but this is worth a visit. Throwback to the early days of travelling the rails. Visit the station - as it was in the early 50's when the stationmaster lived and worked there. Visit 4 railway cars and then...More

Thank Debbie H
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