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West Coast Railway Heritage Park

39645 Government Road, Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0B6, Canada
+1 604-898-9336
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Excellent for Railroad fans!

We have visited the Railroad Museum (now heritage park) for many years. The early years had a more... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Emstatay
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North Vancouver, Canada
Railroad Museum visit, attended the High Tea Event. Was great, well worth attending. Good fund raiser for the Park.

Attended High Tea Event on this past weekend with 7 friends. We all enjoyed it immensely It is a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
fergi2
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Squamish, Canada
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Explore Western Canada's largest collection of heritage locomotives and railcars. The West Railway Heritage Park experience starts with free parking, washrooms, ticketing/guest service and a Gift Shop. Your self-guided tour will take you back in time through vintage railcars dating to 1890, building from the early 20th century and artifacts exhibits but also steam and diesel locomotives from the mid-century era. In addition to our outdoor experiences, the newly build 21000sq-ft Roundhouse can provide opportunities for events, conferences and is the home of one of BC best heritage steam locomotive the 2860 ROYAL HUDSON. Also available is our most popular attraction: the MINI RAIL. Take a 20 mins ride on our 3 km long tracks around the site, the whole family will love it!! The Heritage Park is the perfect place to wonder around beautiful restored heritage pieces for individuals, family and groups of all sizes and ages
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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39645 Government Road, Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0B6, Canada
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have visited the Railroad Museum (now heritage park) for many years. The early years had a more rustic display of a lot of "work in progress". The exhibition has become well organized and exciting. Even if your are not an express railroad fan you...More

Thank Emstatay
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Attended High Tea Event on this past weekend with 7 friends. We all enjoyed it immensely It is a fund raiser event for the museum and well worth attending. .

Thank fergi2
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Not too far off the highway in Squamish, this museum is home to friendly staff, beautiful machines, fun miniatures (including a tiny rideable train), and a lot of history. The charm of the place shouldn't be underestimated. Definitely visit of you have the chance.

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were passing through Squamish on our way to Vancouver Island. My husband (like many people), loves trains, so we decided to stop. We really enjoyed walking through old train cars, but the highlight was the mini-train ride. It was a lot...More

Thank Caitlin D
Reviewed 21 April 2017

helpful volunteers, great for kids, foamers, families, couples. has a mini train for the kids. non profit attraction

Thank asqwzx12
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times with my children. It has been a a favourite through the years. Love the old House decorated In that era

Thank Tanya V
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stopped in but because of snow they were only partly open and didn't charge but asked that you leave a donation. Have been there in Summer and it is very interesting but again because of the snow activities were limited to Round House, Gift Shop...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I'll credit this place for partially turning me into a real train buff. There is a huge collection of equipment here from many different road names. The website does not do the collection or the buildings justice as the buildings on this site are also...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This year we attended the Christmas Polar Express Train. The whole group of our family of 11 enjoyed the train ride and entertainment that was provided. Highly recommend this Christmas special.Would like to attend probably every second year.

1  Thank Louie L
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a magical experience at the Polar Express. The kids wore their pj's and held their golden tickets with excitement. The onboard experience left them laughing and smiling the whole time! The actors running through the cars were fun as well as the...More

Thank AllyRH
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Michelle T
3 October 2017|
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Yes, Polar Express is certainly a round trip - with lots of the original movie characters to entertain (wait till you meet the conductor as he punches your golden ticket !!!), enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and sing songs... More
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Nathan C
24 September 2017|
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The Polar Express event comprises a 45 min train ride, followed by a visit to Santa's Village and all the activities in the Ice Cave ! It is a perfect experience for families, and wonderful for kids in the 2-10 year-old age... More
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Karen F
14 May 2017|
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You are welcome to join us at Day Out With Thomas by purchasing a "Park Access" pass for $20 at the will call desk on the day of the event. This pass enables you to enjoy all the other activities at the park, excepting the... More
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