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Museo del Ferrocarril

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Address: Plaza Estacion del Norte, Gijon, Spain
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+34 985 30 85 75
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Cool to see!

If you have time this place is a neat place to stop to enjoy all the different trains! Great train museum!

Reviewed 6 days ago
JSO M
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have time this place is a neat place to stop to enjoy all the different trains! Great train museum!

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San Juan de los Terreros, Spain
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45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an interesting hour and a half in the museum. We were given a brochure in English, but it was a shame that the information on the exhibitions were not in other languages. It was great to see some of the old engines and exhibits. Unfortunately we were not there on a day when you were able to have a... More 

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Eltham, Australia
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104 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A small entrance fee gets you into this large display of mostly Spanish trains and railway equipment. The history is interesting the staff are enthusiastic and you even get a short ride in a train carriage.

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madrid
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

check the timetables but if you like trains you're in the right place. You're to be shown trains and trams from past to present time

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Texas City, Texas
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128 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you have few hours to kill, and if you have kids, this is an okay place to visit and it is free on a Sunday. It would be nice if they provide information in English or add it on the description of the displayed windows but unfortunately not so it hard for those who do not understand Spanish to... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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125 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It is free to enter on Sundays.The old steam engines snd rolling stock( some from the mid 19th century) are just a delight to see fully restored.There are several exhibitions and plenty of photos and historical items on show.Videos and models are on constant play.We spent ages taking it all in.A great museum.

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Thank But2n
south east england
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Wide display of all sorts of engines. I found the displays of industrial engines most interesting and thought provoking. Very reasonable entrance fee

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Thank jayengland
Adelaide, Australia
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129 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Based on the old FEVE station with extensions, it has a wide range of exhibits, most things are described in English. The workshops are impeccably kept.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This museum gives quite a lot of information about the local trains and mines of the surrounding countryside and other places in Spain. Interesting.

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Meols, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Interesting museum, even if it wasn't to my taste. Railway buffs of all ages would find it fascinating.

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