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Memory Junction Railway Museum

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60 Applewood Dr, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-0379
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Amazing Family Operated Museum

A must see for all those with nostalgic feelings about rail history in Ontario. A former railway... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Wayne C
Belleville, Canada
Antiquers outing to see the Memory Junction Railway Museum

Ralph and Eugenia Bangay started the museum and still run it. Part of the original Grand Trunk... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
Port Hope, Canada
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60 Applewood Dr, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-0379
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

A must see for all those with nostalgic feelings about rail history in Ontario. A former railway station converted to a track side museum by the Bangay family, is chocked full of artifacts, photos, and far too much history to even begin to explain. Outside...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Ralph and Eugenia Bangay started the museum and still run it. Part of the original Grand Trunk Railway, Ralph rescued the station from demolition. Open by appointment for our visit today, but open later in the week and on weekends. Eugenia provided a fascinating talk...More

Thank margaretm364
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The volunteers are fabulous. Great experience for families. It's a small town museum with incredible character.

Thank maryrobertson2015
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is a private museum where the owners do not charge for admission but do accept donations. It has a very large selection of artifacts related to the railways but also, much much more.

Thank Dave Jean S
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Memory Junction Railway Museum has train cars and wonderful examples of uniforms and railway memorabilia. Part of the former Grand Trunk Railway, the station has been preserved and out buildings also contain historical gems. Good for families and train buffs of all ages. And trains...More

Thank margaretm364
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Good experience for kids and railway lovers. A small, privately run, small town museum. Gift shop open sometimes. Say hi to Ralph when you visit!

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is an awesome attraction. I go here as often as time allows. The nostalgia for Canadian trains is apparent with the lovingly restored engines, cars and cabooses. This place is filled with local history. It is a must go to if you are in...More

Thank Kash W
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is a wonderful museum thanks to Ralph and his wife who give very informative tours. Local history at its best.

Thank glasmorr
Reviewed 2 November 2014

This little museum and display of rolling stock gives a great introduction to the history of Ontario's railway heritage. The entrance door to the old station has somewhat confused signage but once inside one is in a time capsule of all sorts of artifacts relating...More

3  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Lots to see, friendly staff. You might even see a modern train go by while you are there. Something that is missing at some other towns where the trains and tracks have disappeared but the station and maybe a museum remain. Nice that they have...More

2  Thank SABORFamily
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What is the cost of admission?
8 August 2015|
Response from Kash W | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free :)