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Museu del Ferrocarril

Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
+34 938 15 84 91
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Educational trip

I have never thought trains and funiculars might be so interesting. This place is definitively... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1_jakub
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Zgierz, Poland
A living history of Spanish railways.

I wanted to do this and the others tagged along and they were glad they did. The museum if opposite... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Nightowl0808
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never thought trains and funiculars might be so interesting. This place is definitively worth visiting. The staff is very halpful and it's clear they know what they talk about. Especially good attraction was visiting the luxury railway carriage.

Thank 1_jakub
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I wanted to do this and the others tagged along and they were glad they did. The museum if opposite the modern railway station so you just cross the road. Interior rooms of Spanish railway memorabilia and a film show room. In the yard, and...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Pretty nice railway museum. Really worth seeing, especially if you are a train lover. We were with a 4yo kid, he loved it.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

As will any train buffs in the area. Great museum pieces in tip top condition. Most areas you can get up close and many train carriages you can board. Lots of fun and very close to walk into town afterwards . There are also cafes...More

Thank Malcolm M
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Easy train journey from Salou (weekdays only) at 8.41 change at Sant Vicenc and you're at the museum (right outside train station) for opening. Don't bother walking uptown to tourist office as the two most important museums are near the train station and the lovely...More

Thank vessi80
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

For the rail enthusiast this place is brilliant - not packed but what is there is superbly displayed in the old roundhouse and around the turntable. The quality and maintenance is first sate - Everything shines. A very good range of steam and diesel and...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Brought our train mad boy here and it was a lovely morning. Trains are beautifully restored and staff weer helpful. Would highly recommend if you have anyone who likes trains!

Thank Sullyone1
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The museum is in the old roundhouse and workshops at Vilanova and is a gem for train lovers. Everything from the replica of 'Mataro' to the Talgo train is here. The Talgo shows you that Spanish high-speed train practice was remarkably advanced at the end...More

Thank Pensylvania
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I have a big problem - I adore trains.. OK so that's out of the way! The truly impressive thing is the scale the broad gauge allows, particularly in stream locomotive development... the final flowering of Spanish steam locomotives is truly awesome in scale and...More

Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

The museum is a 45min train ride from Barcelona (Roadlies Line R2) with four trains per hour. Sit on the left going for the sea views. The museum entrance is 100 yards from the station, and €6 for an adult. While there are small exhibits,...More

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Phillip G
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Response from Malcolm M | Reviewed this property |
it's also very close to the Town Centre
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