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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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This is a fantastic place to go if you or your child love trains. My 20 month old was so excited... read more

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Ashley E
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trains galore

lots of trains to see and to look and go into some. very interestingand a great learning experience.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to a world-class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars, an immersive education center, a vast library and archives and a working restoration shop. Special events, museum store...more
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
+1 717-687-8628
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a fantastic place to go if you or your child love trains. My 20 month old was so excited. It's great to see the old restored trains and the trains they're going to restore out in the train yard. It also wasn't expensive...More

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 3 days ago

lots of trains to see and to look and go into some. very interestingand a great learning experience.

Thank DonnaN1280
Reviewed 3 days ago

My children love trains and we had an excellent time here exploring all the old trains. Many of the passenger cars you can board. If you are not into trains there is not much here for you. If you love trains, you will love this...More

Thank dcpreston2
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is a large museum with large collection of train engines and railroad cars - from the earliest to recent times. They mostly served in Pennsylvania. There are very good descriptions of each - especially interesting for engineers and railroad “buffs”....More

Thank riny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum offers much in the form of railroad history, including various restored steam engines and accessories. A great learning experience for young and old alike.

Thank Ken133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is a railroad enthusiast. He loved this! I don't share his enthusiasm but was very pleased with the time we spent here. Lots to see and really interesting. I never had any idea that there were so many different types of trains. Staff...More

Thank RayeMassey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the museum for the first time in many years and loved the effects of expansion, upgrades and modernization. The museum has a wide array of locomotives and rolling stock as well as scale model displays, some of which are interactive, for the children. The...More

Thank timothym931
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I collect model trains and occasionally find out where a real example is located. I had seen pictures online of a few that I have and after a little digging, found out about this museum. It's been on my list for a couple of years...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great selection of trains. Huge building with trains inside and some outside in the yard. Nice intro video and info throughout the museum.

Thank KTWild
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you aren't a railroad fanatic you may not enjoy this museum. My husband and I both love trains and will actually pull off the road just to watch one go by. The power of a train just blows me away. If you really enjoy...More

Thank cheryl h
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Stacey A
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
Most definately go to the Railroad Museum. He'll have a great time and so will you
Julius K
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Carlita H | Reviewed this property |
300 Gap Rd Ronks, PA Put this into your GPS and you will get there without any problems.
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February 22, 2016|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
You should do the museum after sight and sound so that you have time. My 11 year old son loved the museum and railroad. Enjoy!