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very good exhibits

Train not doing trips on day of visit but wonderful exhibits - wonderful work done by volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Ann N
Telford, United Kingdom
Steamtrainlovers' delight

Took a trip to the museum and workshop, where all the volunteers were working on restoring trains... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
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1 Oct 2017
“very good exhibits”
12 Jun 2017
“Steamtrainlovers' delight”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Train not doing trips on day of visit but wonderful exhibits - wonderful work done by volunteers - did see a train working but not for us!! :(

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ann N
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Took a trip to the museum and workshop, where all the volunteers were working on restoring trains from way back to operating condition. And in the afternoon a trip with a real live steam locomotive with carriages, very nice ride through the countryside

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HenkFlipse
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We took the return train journey from Beekbergen. I have loved steam trains since being a child and the De Veluewsche Stoommaatschappij did not disappoint. You can also have lunch on the train but we chose simply to have a drink and explore the different...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Did this about a year ago. It's great fun for the whoole family. We combined the trip by train with a small trip on a boat. Took us about half a day.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Pieno
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A bit expensive at €30 per person for a pleasant but simple lunch, with novelty of being in an old Italian dining car being pulled by a German steam engine. We boarded the train at 1045 and finally disembarked at 1500 so a plenty of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank geoffandre
Reviewed 10 January 2016

My father used to be a volunteer at this organisation. I would really recommend to go here if you want to have a nice day out with the family. Especially if you have children. They also cater for weddings and other group events.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ErwinMaria
Reviewed 25 December 2015

You can take a ride with an very old steaming train from Apeldoorn via Beekbergen, Loenen, Eerbeek to Dieren. All the people that are working there are volunteers. They are all very friendly and the ride is very nice.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank trijntjep2015
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Its great to treat urself a day out with kids and family. We took round trip between apeldoorn and dierent. Its been very fascinating. The price i quite reasonable. Surely recommend to people to enjoy their day out with a pleasant ride.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Ashliyen S
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Want to ride an old train, they've got them, they have plenty, they show you around and tell you everything there is to know about steamtrains and old diesel cabouses

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank scarletdivas
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Along with my father and elderly grandfather I visited the VSM for National Steam Train Day in May 2014. It was a great, well organised day despite the rainy weather! Firstly, it was easily accessible as the steam trains arrive and depart from the NS...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Deltic19
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