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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 Museum and Steam Railway opposite too

We visited in July from England on recommendation from an American enthusiast we met in York... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Doug004
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Tenterden, United Kingdom
Well worth it - WOW!

$10 admission per adult, hold onto receipt and you can leave and come back same day? Great! Under 3... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gostartraveler
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Forked River, New Jersey
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited in July from England on recommendation from an American enthusiast we met in York Museum. We weren't disappointed, it is very good indeed. Exhibits well !aid out for photography, light, airy, and well informed signage for each tableau or exhibit. Lots of outside...More

Thank Doug004
Reviewed 3 days ago

$10 admission per adult, hold onto receipt and you can leave and come back same day? Great! Under 3 is free (despite sign near cashier saying under 2 is free.) Lots to see and do. Kids area to find out about trains, work with Legos,...More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum has numerous old restored trains. You can actually climb into some of the old engines and cars. We spent several hours just admiring these old trains.

Thank gb856
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visited following a train ride across the street on a combination ticket. It was much better than expected. We are moderate train enthusiasts and really enjoyed walking around the exhibits and dozens of restored engines and train cars. It took us...More

Thank Richbutnot
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to the Strasburg across the street and hit this place too. Awesome place for kids inside where they can build working lego trains and play with train sets of all sizes. The real trains are also really great for young and old alike. Highly...More

Thank bazom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Experience at this museum.. Authentic trains .. you can stroll between trains and go on some of them ... a real piece of history ! nice fun for entire family !

Thank CoolTravelGuyIsrael
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic collection of beautiful train cars/ locomotives and information about each one. Very informative and interesting, even for our 9 year old grandson. Limited access to see inside the trains and the simulators were all shut down. But we all were impressed by...More

Thank wadleyfla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled there to see since a friend of mine loved trains and this place was great. So many different trains and the set ups they had for displays are great. Cost about 9 dollars to get with triple a discount and the gift shop has...More

Thank wizlucy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful collection of PA railroad engines, carriages and trucks. A few excellent guided tours, and the opportunity for a ride on a steam train. A good day out... you need 5 hours or so to see the great exhibits and enjoy the steam train...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bought the combo ticket at the museum, and so I took a break from viewing the beautifully restored trains at 10:45, crossed the street, obtained a ticket, and took a 45-minute-long ride on the Strasburg Railroad. The combo ticket entitles you to coach accommodations,...More

Thank Paul D
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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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