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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
+1 717-687-8628
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Great for kids and adults

Just amazing to see how big these animals are. Very informative and so much to see, Plan on taking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Raine8961
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Rockland, Maine
Not to be Missed

Yesterday our travel club visited this wonderful museum. Anyone who loves trains should make it a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
retiredfrwork
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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
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Reviewed yesterday

Just amazing to see how big these animals are. Very informative and so much to see, Plan on taking your camera to capture the moments.

Thank Raine8961
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yesterday our travel club visited this wonderful museum. Anyone who loves trains should make it a point to come here. I first went upstairs to view the trains from above. What a perfect vantage point to observe and take photos. From this area I had...More

1  Thank retiredfrwork
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great collection of former Pennsylvania railroad steam engines and cars. Also on display are engines and cars from other railroads. Learning room for the kids, You can get on some of the equipment. Great gift shop. There is railroad equipment on display out side also....More

Thank Kennys416
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazingly well preserved collection of real life-size locomotives, railroad cars, and historical railroading records and accessories. Lots to see! A trip to into the past, this museum will take you back to the beginning of railroads and through railroad history. Some amazingly beautiful examples...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been a couple times already. I love walking around the massive warehouse of trains. So does our 5yo ;-) It's really cool being able to see and touch these huge pieces of machinery. The engine you can walk under is pretty cool. I wish...More

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't to this place in several years but still is informative as always. It's a nice place to get informed how the railroad formed this town. The roundhouse was open to the public this time. We looked around at the cars and locomotive they are...More

Thank civilwarloco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit the Railroad Museum. I can never get tired of this place. A great place to bring your family. A lot of train history, plus all the engines and cars on display. Be sure to walk through the model train room...More

Thank Denny1008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a real surprise to see so many old trains restored to there previous condition when they were in service.

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

PA Railroad history is on display. Wish there were some tour guides / guided tours and you could see trains during restoration. It is amazing how trains helped shape the industrial revolution.

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were a lot of different varieties of trains. Lots of information on the different types of trains throughout the museum. We were able to walk around a few of the trains and were able to look though windows of others. The place is pretty...More

Thank cpirson13
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Stacey A
I will be travelling with my 10 year old son and heard that in addtion to the Railroad Museum there is also the National Toy Train Museum. I donot wish/plan on doing both. Does anyone have thoughts on which one would be the better choice? Thanks
13 May 2017|
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Response from FoodieWriter13 | Reviewed this property |
Stick with the railroad museum.
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Julius K
exact location
25 October 2016|
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Response from Carlita H | Reviewed this property |
300 Gap Rd Ronks, PA Put this into your GPS and you will get there without any problems.
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Pat P
Is it possible to do both in an afternoon, we will have 11 year old grandson but a Sight & Sound show at 11am.l
22 February 2016|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
You should do the museum after sight and sound so that you have time. My 11 year old son loved the museum and railroad. Enjoy!
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