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Cavan & Leitrim Railway

Station Road, Dromod, Ireland
+353 71 963 8599
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Wow, not what you expect!

Not at all what we expected. We were made extremely welcome and boarded the train where we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malcolm T
,
Northampton
What a Discovery

Had the cherished opportunity today to visit this hidden gem as a stop on a classic car run... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PABO
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IRELAND WEST
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“the owner” (5 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
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Station Road, Dromod, Ireland
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+353 71 963 8599
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Reviewed yesterday

Not at all what we expected. We were made extremely welcome and boarded the train where we were given an enthusiastic talk about the history of the railway and the museum. After the short train ride we were treated to rides on an assortment of...More

Thank Malcolm T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the cherished opportunity today to visit this hidden gem as a stop on a classic car run . Although living only 45mins away I never realised this beautiful collection existed and I apologise for that , because our guide , sorry cant remember his...More

Thank PABO
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the railway first Saturday in July and although trains were not operating we had a wonderful tour of the site by the owner, Michael Kennedy. From trains to planes and everything in between, it’s all here! Amazing what Michael and a very small band...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is a great place to come to. Mike Kennedy is a marvellous host and has a love for everything in his collection. We were lucky to be on our own and we got the full tour and history of the trains, planes, buses, submarine...More

Thank Billy K
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Took a coach party of general tourists there on spec one Sunday afternoon recently. We were greeted by Michael, the venue's principal and were given a very thorough tour with a wealth of information. The small number of folks there have an up-hill struggle on...More

Thank MartynH1960
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

This is well worth a visit and the guy running the show is great with children. He is a mine of infomation, thoroughly enjoyed our outing here!

2  Thank Rose186605
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

No formal museum here! A collection of any and all methods of transport once used around Ireland, basically whatever they can get hold of, and a bunch of hugely enthusiastic volunteers who restore it all. I would bet that no two tours are the same!...More

Thank Wana_Go_Everywhere
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

I really looked forward to visiting this museum after reading the "Mad as a box of frogs" comment in another review, and even though it poured with rain the day I visited with my family (3 children under 8) I was not disappointed. The enthusiasm...More

Thank Stefan P
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This museum is housed at the terminus of the former 3ft gauge railway which linked Cavan with the Main line to Sligo at Dromod. A truly amazing variety of exhibits is on show - locomotives, buses, vehicles, aircraft, guns, aero engines - and some I've...More

Thank dlr7367
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

On first sight this is a small, somewhat run down heritage railway that you may leave for the anoraks! But go further into the site and you will find a true Aladdin's cave - fire engines, planes, buses, ambulance, electric locos - even a hearse...More

Thank Famrave
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cavanandy087
July 20, 2017|
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Response from bkcdublin | Reviewed this property |
I don't know because I was part of a tour. My friend paid for a couple of us.. Suspect the cost would be very modest because the tour guides are both owners and passionate to show off their restoration projects. Well worth a... More
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