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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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Fun for all

We brought my father, a train enthusiast, as well as our two small children and everyone had a fun... read more

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rec_girl79
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Bristol, Pennsylvania
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Railroad heaven

Large amount of rolling stock, really fun to get up close and personal with all these great trains... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stnmaddjack
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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We brought my father, a train enthusiast, as well as our two small children and everyone had a fun time. There are hands on exhibits for the kids, and a wide assortment of real trains you can clim aboard. The staff is very knowledgeable and...More

Thank rec_girl79
Reviewed yesterday

Large amount of rolling stock, really fun to get up close and personal with all these great trains. Worth the trip to see.

Thank stnmaddjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a MUST for any person or child who has either seen trains or had the chance to ride in them! A lovely collection of trains and wonderful people available to teach you all about them!! A chance to see the trains-will not regret-most...More

Thank artemis846
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to take you back to yesteryear. You could spend hours here. You can even board certain trains. Highly recommend riding the Strasburg Steam train as well. Great scenery along the way. We all had a great time here.

Thank 526michellem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is just across the street from the Strasburg Railroad. Both of these places are top notch and a must see if you like Railroads in any way shape or size. The museum has done an outstanding job of preserving railroad...More

Thank smm405
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another visit that was just as good as before. Excellent collection. In out of the wind/cold weather. Great info from staff on selected displays. Stock has never been cleaner than as now displayed. A must for all RR fans and kids of all ages.

Thank jnjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you didn't get enough of a thrill riding the Strasburg Steam Locomotive, you can continue the adventure just across the street at the Railroad museum. There is an excellent selection of Rail cars and engines and railway memorabilia for you to see. Photographers will...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like trains or history, this is a fabulous place to go. Huge layout, lots of trains and knowledge and friendly staff/docents. They even have a train that you can walk under to see how they are built.

Thank Susan Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a visit here with family. Wasn't sure what to expect when first arrived, but didn't take long to realize it was a great place especially if you like trains. Was an amazing representation of how trains have progressed over the years and the importance...More

Thank Vern B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania boasts an enormous collection of antique trains that everyone will enjoy. FACILITY-MUSEUM: Absolutely stunning! The trains are pristine, beautifully renovated to better-than-new condition. Even the trains in the walkable outdoor area were in good shape. The museum is packed with...More

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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
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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.
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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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