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Electric Railway Museum

Rowley Road, Coventry CV3 4LE, England
+44 24 7699 7397
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Great time

Had a great day out here the staff were so friendly and helpful the cafe was fantastic very cheap... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mark r
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Was good Informative

It is definitely a visit for all ages. And young boys and girls would enjoy the information... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
mrisha66
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Rowley Road, Coventry CV3 4LE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day out here the staff were so friendly and helpful the cafe was fantastic very cheap prices

1  Thank mark r
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is definitely a visit for all ages. And young boys and girls would enjoy the information available in the museum. The history of the Electric railway is impressive indeed

Thank mrisha66
Reviewed 8 January 2017

lots of trains to see but looks like a scrap yard, lots of better fully working trains to go and see else where, but interesting to look at

1  Thank lsgworldl
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited on a rare Open Day in January, so not all exhibits were open. However, had a good selection of carriages and engines, some of which are quite rare (so I'm told by my husband)! Staff are very friendly, knowledgeable and passionate. Would need to...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I visited in October 2016for the last open day of the year. I wasn't expecting great things as I'd been told it was little more than a collection of rotting coaches in a field, but having visited, it's much more than that. The site has...More

Thank andyrowlands
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Not everyone's cup of tea and from afar you could be fooled into thinking its just a retirement village for old electric trains. More for the enthusiast but if you are visiting the Air museum next door, it is only a 15 second drive to...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Being in right from the first section of the Victoria Line opened, I just had to see how the now preserved old Diagram and control desk had been re built. I was quite amazed and to see a test simulation on part of the diagram...More

Thank Snapper31
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Visited on one of few days open. Note free entry. As a none railway "nerd" it was interesting but not worth having travelled from Manchester for me. Even so as patchwork and quilt show on so my wife took a lot longer going round this...More

1  Thank tellitasitiz
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I seem to have spent my whole life commuting on or travelling on the southern electric trains so it seems somewhat strange to find a museum dedicated to the 'flash boxes' in the middle of the country. This is very much an enthusiast's attraction and...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Preserving electric engines was always going to be a challenge - and now that some are coming to the end of their working lives there are odd examples to be restored and saved - some are in the National Collection and others are here. As...More

1  Thank DrPeterDRobinson
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36AngelaN
2 September 2016|
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Response from tellitasitiz | Reviewed this property |
l have had this issue with many places l have visited. Check website and if unclear send them email or phone especially if particular items you wish to see. l did a 200 mile trip to Black Country Museum to go on trolley bus... More
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