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DB Museum (German Railway Museum)

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Very interesting museum about the history of railway vehicles in Germany. Many live size exhibits... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago

I love trains and this place didn’t disappoint. Lots to see and plenty of information. Really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Having opened its doors in 1882, the DB Museum is now the world's oldest museum devoted to the railways. Its main building is located in Nuremberg, and it also has two other branches - one in Koblenz and the other in Halle an der Saale. Property of...more
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Lessingstr. 6, 90443 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 800 32687386
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting museum about the history of railway vehicles in Germany. Many live size exhibits, picture or model display, some of which are even interactive to show how the railmotor works. There's a huge model rail display, which seems to run on an hourly cycle...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love trains and this place didn’t disappoint. Lots to see and plenty of information. Really interesting. The things for kids looked good too.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

at on 6 euros entry with 4 floors and an outdoor area of exhibits from full steam engines to the smallest models including some interesting history of the german rail system and the experimental designs. Well worth a visit for a few hours. Has some...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is actually a really cool place especially if you like trains. They also have old cars as well. I really enjoyed the model train display that they ran for 15 minutes every hour or so. Reminded me of when I was a kid. Very...More

Thank JDCharlotte
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Get ready for the long program! Multi-storey museum with plenty of sights. Locomotives, trains from the past and the present. I recommend to families with children and train-maniacs :)

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The first (line) train arrived to Nürnberg in Germany in 1835. It may be the the good cause to found the museum here. And as Germany and Europe industrialization was connecting to railway building, this collection is so rich and the presentation is really attractive.

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

5€ well spent, a comprehensive trip through the history of both the Reich's and Bundes Banns. Mostly in German but quite straightforward. The floor dedicated to visiting children is without equal and made us regret not having our 2yr old grandson with us. Suffice it...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The history of German Rail system is demonstrated in posters, models, pictures, and locomotive relics of the past. Kids enjoyed looking at the trains.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very large Museum showing the history of the railway in Germany. There is an extensive collection of locomotives and carriages. At 5€ for admission (which includes the Communications Museum) it is a bargin. The museum is child friendly and has a large...More

Thank sion99
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Be prepared with patience, all day walking if you have kids, especially boys. Very large, very well organised, very much to see. We spent all day here and we just realised that we missed some parts. Enjoy it, and don't forget about the parking ticket...More

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Response from Glenn S | Reviewed this property |
The exhibition sections “On separate tracks: the railway in divided Germany from 1945 to 1989” and “History of the Stations” are still closed according to the Museum’s web site. I would estimate that 75% of all sections are... More