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West Siberian Railway History Museum

Razezdnaya ul., d. 54A, Novosibirsk 630000, Russia
+7 383 337-96-22
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Wet when we came but worth a visit

It happened to rain the day we visited the railway museum and as its outdoors we didn't stay too... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Patrick M
via mobile
Excellent museum

The railway museum is wonderful. The engines are enormous and extremely impressive, also the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
johnH3097RS
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Leuven, Belgium
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Razezdnaya ul., d. 54A, Novosibirsk 630000, Russia
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It happened to rain the day we visited the railway museum and as its outdoors we didn't stay too long, but the history is evident of how Russia is made somewhat closer amidst its nine time zones! The railway is critical for any discovery in...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The railway museum is wonderful. The engines are enormous and extremely impressive, also the variety of different kinds of wagons, and the number of engines and wagons. There is also a fine collection of cars and lorries from the 1950's and 1960's. This museum is...More

Thank johnH3097RS
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice to see a lot of old railway locomotives and wagons. Most in good condition, definitely well painted :-) Some are possible to climb in (Steam Locomotive, prison train). Reachable by suburban train from Novosibirsk Main station in about 40min. Also go one more stop...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A surprisingly interesting outdoor museum. There are are train cars and locomotives from the early 1900's to recent years. Part of the museum is a collection of Soviet/Russian autos.

Thank ugaworldtraveler
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This museum is little bit far away from center of Novosibirsk. But if you want to visit Akademgorodok scientific town, you can easily find this museum on your way to Akademgorodok. You can see almost all kinds of locomotives and Russian cars. You can get...More

Thank 359kwangnamk
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You need to travel to Akademgorodok from dowtown of Novosibirsk to visit this museum. It is about 25 km ride on taxi, bus or local train. Meseum is very easy to find, it is located just along the main road from Novosibirsk to Akademgorodok. Prices...More

Thank Pavel K
Reviewed 17 October 2016

In truth was disappointed with this railway museum. It is a long way out of town and consists of Russian trains parked outdoors one behind the other. Apart from the trains themselves, no interactive display and no real information available. As a rail enthusiast (we...More

1  Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Most of the exhibits you cannot enter. But there are some locomotives, in which you can enter. As well as some passenger cars. The exhibits here go back to the early 1900s. It's worth checking out.

1  Thank JetsettingPhysicist
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I really enjoyed the visit to this museum. It is a bit of a car drive away but we ordered a taxi. The museum is located in the middle of a forest and a train station. The abandoned Soviet trains are very interesting to see,...More

2  Thank howardcnz
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had a nice little visit looking at the trains. It isn't a big place and for us it was on the way so it was nice but I wouldn't go out of my way and it is not in town.

Thank Traveler89675
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