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Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre

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If you are passing through the area make a quick stop at the museum you will be amazed at all of... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Capreol, Canada
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So much history in a lovely setting!

I took the 703 from Sudbury Bus Terminal on a VERY hot day. The museum is lovely, the fine old... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
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Located in the railway town of Capreol, the museum is a must see destination for any history buff. Home to a unique collection of rail history, the collection is highlighted by retired CN steam locomotive #6077. The museum house, a former home...more
26 Bloor St, Capreol, Sudbury, Ontario P0M 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

If you are passing through the area make a quick stop at the museum you will be amazed at all of the stuff they have to show. Old Steam Engines, Cabooses, a school car, box car home... also check out the house to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

I took the 703 from Sudbury Bus Terminal on a VERY hot day. The museum is lovely, the fine old house, the garden and flowers, the tea room and the well-displayed exhibits. Two girls were on duty and they really knew their stuff and were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Our visit to the railroad museum and heritage centre was a pleasant surprise. Our lovely and knowledgeable guide Jessica took us on our tour. There were many interesting things to see and each time I thought the tour was over and thanked Jessica she would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PeggyBarrie
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We walked around and saw lots of things from the past, maybe not what we were expecting for a Railroad museum. It was an OK tour, but a little to expensive for the time we spent there and the extra miles we had to travel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

If you like trains, or just like exploring the history of little towns, you need to go. Worth the drive from downtown sudbury. We can't forget how important these little towns were to the economy and especially to immigrant families.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cooldad5150
Reviewed June 20, 2018

If you're in the area (around Sudbury) a visit to this fascinating museum and heritage centre is well worth your time. The friendliness and knowledge of the volunteer staff is a real delight and you'll leave with a heightened appreciation for this area and the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Howard104
Reviewed March 24, 2018

I toured this museum with a group of business owners from Sudbury Tourism. Had I not gone with them I may have missed out on ever realzing this hidden gem in our backyard. Can't wait to take my family there this summer!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank ThatsMy2Cents
Reviewed February 12, 2018

The museum is so interesting as it contains some old and original railway cars which can be accessed through the museum. The museum itself is an old station house that explains all about the importance and creation of the railway through Caperol. The old fire...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank John M
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We visited the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre with a seniors tour group and we found the museum and rail cars most interesting and well worth the visit. We also visited the local old fire-hall which is now a museum with a railroad...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank George70-12
Reviewed October 5, 2017

A visit whilst in the Sudbury area. Unfortunately it was the end of the season and the small Museum was closed. We did mangage to walk around the outside of the site and view some of the collection. The area close to the Museum seemed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Peter K
NORMHC, Manager at Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2017

Hi Peter, We are unfortunately closed for the season and the rail yard is indeed a bit of mess right now as we are operating our Halloween Haunt event, the Terror Train 6077 where we transform much of the yard into a giant outdoor haunt....More

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July 31, 2015|
Response from NORMHC | Property representative |
The cost of admission is $8 for adults, $7 for students and seniors, $5 for children and children under 3 get in for free.
Tammy K
March 15, 2015|
Response from NORMHC | Property representative |
Unfortunately all of our displays are static and no longer operational. The museum opens on May 23rd and operates 7 days a week between the hours of 10am and 4pm until August 31. The Terror Train event takes place... More