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Off the beaten track but worth it

Better to access this museum by car. Hard to get there otherwise. Really interesting spot which... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
aggada
If you like trains and Middle East history, this is for you

This was a nice little museum that traces the history of the region along with the history of the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Dan S
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Located at the Haifa East railroad station, this museum traces the history of rail travel in Israel from 1892 to present day.
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2 Derekh Khativat Golani | Haifa East railroad station, Haifa 3323301, Israel
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This museum is divided into two parts: exhibition of old and modern railroad engineering and archives-museum. The first part will be interesting for children. The inspection will take 30 - 60 minutes. The archives-museum will be interring for adults. This exhibition will take 30 minutes....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

They could do some more effort. It seem they had to and not want to have this museum. Nothig special and I was disappointed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yoavb935
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Better to access this museum by car. Hard to get there otherwise. Really interesting spot which incorporates railroad history along with Ottoman and British Mandate history. Signage is very helpful. You can enter many of the retired old carriages.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank aggada
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was a nice little museum that traces the history of the region along with the history of the train lines. They have great photos of the influence of the events of the past 100+ years on the train along with actual cars and engines...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dan S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Just happened to be in the area and had always wanted to see what's inside. My kids really took to this place and there was enough to do for a few hours. We happened to stop by in the middle of the week and it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This was a museum I'd wanted to visit for a while. It's not packed with tons of history or many exhibits, but to a train-lover and history buff, it hits the spot in a short span of time. Access is daunting from the street and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

An excellent find for all ages! The history of the Israeli Railway with cards you can go into; plenty cars also for children to play. We spent over 3 1/2 hours there and we came without our grandchildren.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rockNrobin84
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I am part of a program that pairs students up with new immigrants here in Israel. It was coming up to Pesach (Passover) and I was asked by the mother of the boys I work with to get them out the house. I had been...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

railway museom is a nice place for little boys who likes trains. The are several old trains to wich you can climb, and a short movies inside of a train.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

One can say it's mainly a playground for railroad scrap freaks of all ages, but also people who are into history facts and artifacts would find this little gem an interesting place to spend a few hours. Telling the story of the development of the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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