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Railway Museum

Am Hohen Weg 6a, 86720 Nordlingen, Bavaria, Germany
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A raelly great collection of steam locos

There is a large collection of steam locos, mostly kept in a roundhouse, but some in scrapyard... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
jon h

This was reviewed under the Railway Museum. As stated there it has old engines, old cars, a turn... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Guthrie, Oklahoma
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Am Hohen Weg 6a, 86720 Nordlingen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

There is a large collection of steam locos, mostly kept in a roundhouse, but some in scrapyard condition around the site, should be on every railway enthusiasts itinerary, but try and choose a day when they are operating trains on the neighboring branchlines.

Thank jon h
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This was reviewed under the Railway Museum. As stated there it has old engines, old cars, a turn table, and is housed in former train sheds. Worth it if you're a train buff.

Thank verdun2
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you are interested in railway history this is an excellent museum. Has old trains and is located in old railway sheds. Has a number of train cars also and a turn table.

Thank verdun2
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Smaller museum just near to the railway station with historical German locomotives from the 20th century. Adequate for small kids and groups! Entrance fee for adults was 6 EUR and we have a free ride with an older Diesel locomotive for some minutes.

Thank 1darjeeling1
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A full array of heavy equipment from the early 20th century through mid century, arrayed in a former working rail yard with turn table and engine houses. More like the secondary engine house at the B&O in Baltimore or the Pennsy Museum rail yard. Lots...More

Thank erikg70
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a great small museum obviously run by dedicated people but not quite as polished as the museum in Neuenmarkt, Saxony. Still, there is a decent engine roundhouse full of a range of German steam engines; many were marked from Nordlingen. All the signage...More

Thank Amethyst_Cat_Oz
Reviewed 14 August 2015

a nice collection of locomotives and cars from different times. For those who like railroads or model railroad its a must see attraction.

Thank Cidio_H
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Deutsch only, no English available. But if your interested in trains, this is really worth to visit. Small shop to buy DB related items and movies.

Thank zzurina
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Not many trains to see and what there are look like they've been poorly salvaged. It's a walk out of town and 6 euro to see junk! You can stand on the normal railway station and from there see all you need to see free...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 October 2014

seven euros entry and to be honest you can see more for free at the NYMR! There is a lot of rolling stock but it's badly presented and doesn't give the impression of a thriving museum but rather of one in decline. There is some...More

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