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Address: Case Postale 366, Lausanne 1001, Switzerland
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+41 21 943 21 21

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Experience old trains and nice views

The price includes a return trip from Blonay to the museum on an old train restored by volunteers. There are some nice photo-moments going up and they also stop just before going... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
Tampere, Finland
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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The price includes a return trip from Blonay to the museum on an old train restored by volunteers. There are some nice photo-moments going up and they also stop just before going into the museum, so you'll have time to take some pictures sationary from high up too. There is a small gift shop and a restaurant at the museum.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

What makes this train museum stand out from many other that I've visited is the way we got to and from the actual museum and the amazing volunteers. The old Bernise tram that got us there from Chamby and the steam engine that brought us to the Blonay station were a treat to ride. The museum itself has a representative... More 

1 Thank lilifi
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is exclusively a metre gauge railway museum. We visited the railway museum on a Sunday and caught the 11.05 steam train from Blonay up to the museum with 3 carriages and a full load of passengers. The service was used by some locals to reach an intermediate stop on an uphill incline - the engine got going again with... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Althought was rainy day we spent an amazing time. The train trip to the museum has very beautiful views to the lake and the countryside and visiting the museum is the cherry on the top of the cake. Very nice and helpful staff. We bought the ticket train+museum and we were allowed to travel up and down in all the... More 

1 Thank Gonsalo75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

We visited the line for the 'Valais en Fete' weekend this year, and were bowled over by the effort that the staff and volunteers had put into making the day so enjoyable. Not only did they bring out different stock for every scheduled trip,including a beuatiful salon bar car from 1904, but there were local specialities such as fruit tarts... More 

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Spiez, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is not just static exhibits, but real Swiss trains running on a scenic track above Lake Geneva, with superb views, the best are from Chamby station. You can take pictures, wander across the tracks (within reason), children and adults can climb aboard the engines at the stops. Relaxed atmosphere at the stations and in the museum. It is also... More 

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Kentfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This train ride is something you everyone should do and see for the beauty of the scenery and being able to open your windows and take photos of all that you come upon. The tunnels and the bridges are what Switzerland is all about and that is what this train represents.

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337 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

This is a living narrow gauge museum featuring operating restored steam locomotives and electric trams. Buy tickets on the platform of Blonay station, admission CHF 20, and the train takes you to the museum. There is plenty of parking near Bloany station, cost is CHF 0.50 per hour, however no parking near the museum itself. Trip from Blonay to the... More 

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Carmel, California
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31 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

To ride the Blonay train is the way to get a view from high above lake Geneva. It is a spectacular panoramic view of the French Savoy Alps with the lake and vineyards below. Good hiking trails if you opt to walk down from to top.

1 Thank Monica H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Thumbs up to all volunteer who keeps the old trains run smoothly. The view is amazing, it is one of a kind experience to take a steam train. I was lucky to catch both steam and electric train. It is a must ride for those who travel from a far like me.

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