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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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1st time here

What a cool experience. The place is really big and offers a great selection of trains to see... read more

Reviewed today
Staten Island, New York
So much fun!

I went to the museum today with my son and mother-in-law. We had a great time walking around the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to a world-class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars, an immersive education center, a vast library and archives and a working restoration shop. Special events, museum store, free on-site parking, free WiFi.
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
+1 717-687-8628
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Reviewed today

What a cool experience. The place is really big and offers a great selection of trains to see. There are a lot of interactive areas which is great for the kids. Will come back again.

Thank Sps909
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to the museum today with my son and mother-in-law. We had a great time walking around the beautifully restored locomotives. There were plenty of interesting things to see and experience for all three of us. My little guy loved the toy train rooms...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here with our one year old and her grandparents. Everyone enjoyed the museum. Fun to get to board some of the trains.

Thank darlenejay
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum. It does not matter if you are a huge railroad buff or just like history. The building that most of their collection is in is huge. It is well lit and their is plenty of space to...More

1  Thank Erica B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great collection of rail cars and engines from yesteryear. It was very educating as I grew up in coal country, Hazleton

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here are quite enthusiastic about trains and willing to share their knowledge with you if you simply ask. They have a great variety of trains with explanations. The train yard has a diesel smell, but that's because these are retired trains. You can...More

1  Thank Zenibrut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is simply a must do if your in the Amish Country in Pa. Both the train ride and the museum are unforgettable for the young and old alike. For a cheap souvenir bring some coins so they can be flattened by the weight of...More

Thank Aurule
Reviewed 1 week ago

love the antique trains and the history behind them. so many trains to see and the kids had an area where they had model trains set up for them to view

Thank ted12754
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 3 grand children (3, 4 and 5 years) had a memorable day at the museum. We planned for them to see the trains and some displays. Well we were very pleasantly surprised to see the children's display area. The are many hands on train...More

Thank gmanonthego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop after visiting the steam engine ride next doors. Has excellent illustrations of how railroads developed along PA, NJ, NY corridor. Great visit for kids as well. From old to newer train engines on display.

Thank travelwise333
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Stacey A
13 May 2017|
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
Most definately go to the Railroad Museum. He'll have a great time and so will you
Julius K
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.
Pat P
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!