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“Wonderful and unique well worth a visit”

Fell Locomotive Museum
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

If you are in the region this is a must see particularly if you have come over the mountains from Wellington. This unique little museum has some wonderful memorabilia including some fantastic archive film of the times these unique trains used to haul coaches and passengers over the mountains. Fascinating system of geared drive system and heavy brake trucks. If you into anything mechanical this is heaven!!
A bit if a gem - go and see it for yourself.

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are into Trains or anything mechanical , this is a must see. Only one of its type left in the world

Thank Garry T
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Reviewed December 3, 2013

The centrepiece of this small museum is the last of the strange hybrid steam engines that used to climb the nearby pass over to Wellington. Born in the Victorian age these little engines were still running a hundred years later. The unique mechanism for gripping the third rail is simply explained as is the matching device to slow the thing down on the descent. One of a kind and well worth the hour to look around.

Thank Walpy
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

A great place to stop after the trip over the hill. This little museum is packed with interesting objects and stories as well as the fell engine. Just beside the main road. Such a pity not to stop. Well worth it. A real little gem.

1  Thank TrevorFJ
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Rather insignificant outside and although have passed it many times never went in but found it very interesting and informative. Well worth a visit.

Thank Glynis W
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