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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
+1 717-687-8628
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Awesome variety of trains and hands-on things for the kids

Great display of trains and history of trains ! Also added plus of hands-on train displays for the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bigohdawg
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Painesville, Ohio
Fun for all ages

My wife and I have been through this museum with our granddaughter once before. She wanted to go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jerry H
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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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, free on-site parking, free WiFi.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 21 min
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great display of trains and history of trains ! Also added plus of hands-on train displays for the kids to control ! Our grandson had a great time here

Thank bigohdawg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been through this museum with our granddaughter once before. She wanted to go again with her dad. Since he was home on leave and we had just finished the train ride with the Strasburg Rail Road, we figured this would...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our grandkids (ages 3 and 18 months) love strolling around the museum looking at all of the engines. We like to get to the museum when it opens and tour until the first train leaves out of Strasburg.

Thank WTHughes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best train museum in the country. Dozens of cars, locomotives and everything else assocated with the railroad.

Thank BobnRay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re following along from my other reviews, we stopped by this place after we hit the toy train museum down the street. The kiddo was excited to go but got annoyed when she could not climb inside the trains and look around. There were...More

Thank jetlagged17315
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We brought my father, a train enthusiast, as well as our two small children and everyone had a fun time. There are hands on exhibits for the kids, and a wide assortment of real trains you can clim aboard. The staff is very knowledgeable and...More

Thank rec_girl79
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Large amount of rolling stock, really fun to get up close and personal with all these great trains. Worth the trip to see.

Thank stnmaddjack
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is a MUST for any person or child who has either seen trains or had the chance to ride in them! A lovely collection of trains and wonderful people available to teach you all about them!! A chance to see the trains-will not regret-most...More

Thank artemis846
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This was a great place to take you back to yesteryear. You could spend hours here. You can even board certain trains. Highly recommend riding the Strasburg Steam train as well. Great scenery along the way. We all had a great time here.

Thank 526michellem
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is just across the street from the Strasburg Railroad. Both of these places are top notch and a must see if you like Railroads in any way shape or size. The museum has done an outstanding job of preserving railroad...More

Thank smm405
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Stacey A
13 May 2017|
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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
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Julius K
25 October 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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Pat P
22 February 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!
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