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Museo del Ferrocarril de los Altos

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Address: 4a Calle & 19 Av, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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The history of the Western Highlands railroad is revealed in this small but...

The history of the Western Highlands railroad is revealed in this small but interesting museum.

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But not empty! Rodrigo Dias has his studio in the building. He is an excellent artist on the brink of much greater recognition. Visit his studio in the Railway Station, talk with... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very pretty central park and close to all the restaurants and site seeing events in town. Great for people watching

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

But not empty! Rodrigo Dias has his studio in the building. He is an excellent artist on the brink of much greater recognition. Visit his studio in the Railway Station, talk with him about art and the world ( he is widely traveled ) and, by all means, buy one of his paintings. It is a sound investment in a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

4 of us, ages 43-68 spent about 1/2 hour looking at displays with 40+ large old photos and some equipment from the early 1900's. German technology and support enabled the creation of a hydroelectric plant and train system that only ran for 3 years. This odd little museum has a lot of fascinating information and photos but the presentation needs... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Gorgeous old building. Hugemongous wood doors that always seem closed. For such an imposing building you would think they would post times. But no. You gotta knock & someone will come. Unfortunatly I can't read Spanish only can speak it so I wandered around & marveled at how desolate & cold it was inside. Quite candidly I will say this.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

Don't bother trying to go here. They are never open.

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