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Hidden gem

Tacna is a pretty ghastly town -- crowded, decrepit and with no architectural merit. But the... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2015
David C
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Maidenhead
Well worth a visit if you like trains or machines

Nice collection of trains and cars converted to run on tracks, but it also includes a very big... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2015
James_of_PDX
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Portland, Oregon
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Jan 15, 2017
“tacna,peru”
Jan 27, 2016
“has some more than 100 years old trains”
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

This attraction is located in the city of tacna peru, 45 minutes from arica. The museum itself is not too interesting

1  Thank ferenachefchaouen
Reviewed January 27, 2016

not a tourist place , it is a litle far to the center, but is posibble arrive by walk, is rather to train lovers , has some more than 100 years old trains

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Reviewed May 9, 2015

Tacna is a pretty ghastly town -- crowded, decrepit and with no architectural merit. But the railway museum was a delightful find. They clearly don't have many visitors (they had to unlock the gate to let me in) and the curator was eager to show...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Nice collection of trains and cars converted to run on tracks, but it also includes a very big collection of metal working machines/tools including hundreds of wooden models of parts that were used in forming the voids in sand mold for pouring metal parts. Definitely...More

1  Thank James_of_PDX
Reviewed January 18, 2015

An excellent collection of railway spares, tools and equipment for carrying out repairs. Perhaps a little dusty but well preserved. Also some old cars converted to run on the tracks. Well worth a visit for any train buff.

3  Thank Z D
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Located in the former railway station, this place has a soul of its own. One can revisit the very active past of railways in the region through maps, pictures, items and a whole raft of engines and carriages in various states of repair or disrepair....More

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