We stopped at the Revelstoke Railway Museum while on our way east to Alberta. We had been to this museum once before in 2003. While it may be nothing compared to the National Railway Museum in York or the Strasburg Railway Museum both of which I have been to and are excellent museums with huge collections of trains, it is still worth it. The first few exhibits have artifacts used for the construction of the railway and information of how its connection to Revelstoke was important. Then of course the steam locomotive and the passenger car are the big centerpiece of this museum, both of which you can go into. Upstairs, there is an operating model railway display operated by the Revelstoke Model Railway Club, which I do not remember it being here the last time I was there. There is also an old fashioned train communication box upstairs also which you can listed to chatter when a train passes by outside (the museum sits alongside the main line). Then outside there are more rolling stock. You can only go inside the caboose here; all the other outdoor stock is off-limits to the interiors. I was lucky to have a freight come rumbling past the museum just as I came outside (another one went past in the opposite direction while we were still in the gift shop). This is definately a must-see for railway enthusiasts.
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